Dome Raising in detail

Hey everybody! I’d just like to say again just how thankful we are that we had such a great turnout for our domeraising. You’d think we had free beer or something!
For those of you who were there, this is review, but for those who weren’t let the story unfold…
Around 7:30 in the morning, Jean, myself, and Phillipson/Dyer crew arrive. We started finding the riser walls and moving them into position. The excitement was compounded by Jean having possible delivery signs.

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The Dome is Up!

Incredibly, our dome is up. Thanks to all the friends and family who came out, from those who stayed for every last minute, grunting triangles into place, to those who weren’t even able to make it out but thought about us. You all made this possible.
Lucas isn’t coming yet, but stay tuned during the next couple weeks. He’s still officially due November 9th. 🙂
We’re too tired to even think about more tonight, but we’ll throw up some photos Sunday evening, and have a more descriptive entry.
For those of you coming out tomorrow, we’re more than happy to have you. More than enough to do…Until then, don’t forget to set you clocks ba…Zzzzzz.

Subfloor complete, Dome Raising Imminent

Yesterday and today, Robert, Bob, Dad and I worked tirelessly to finish the first and second layers of plywood for the subfloor.
Yesterday Robert and I got a decent start out in the morning, and had made decent headway by lunch. Lunch was chinese food courtesy of Jean – extremely welcome on that cold and windy day. It never got above 55 degrees or so, and was much colder with the clouds and wind chill. Brrrr.
The afternoon brough a little more sun and Bob came out to help us glue and screw (ha ha – a rhyme) the plywood down. By the end of the day, we had two rows of the 1/2 inch stuff down.

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