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Old 07-27-2019, 06:22 PM
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Well, it's happened. the guys finally showed up for ground breaking.

The whole thing is a crazy fiasco of random acts.

Filed for the building permit last year and the building inspector never processed it..

2019 the process is totally different having to be done online. So all the work I did last year to get it done was for naught.

Here are some pictures so far.

The trees had a few dead sections so I asked the guy putting in a septic next door to come over and dump the trees over with the excavator. It worked great but cost me 500.00 for a broken windshield and light..
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Old 07-27-2019, 06:31 PM
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So right around 1200 cuyd of fill on the photo of the area filled in.

as it stands of right now I think we are about 1400cuyd.
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Old 07-27-2019, 06:42 PM
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And here is the footing being installed. Picture number 3 showing just how high the water table is.

Rebar in place, with the columns ready for a tie in with rebar.
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Old 07-27-2019, 06:42 PM
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Congrats on the startup, Jen.
I think you are doing it right, good hardpacked base to start on.
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Old 07-27-2019, 07:22 PM
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Wow, how awesome is this the start of a real shop to pursue your dreams in All I can say is congratulations I know it's been a long time coming.
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Old 07-27-2019, 07:30 PM
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It looks like you and the contractor are on the right track with the construction so far!
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Old 07-27-2019, 08:00 PM
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Sounds like your life is going to get real busy. Congrats!!!!!!!
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Old 07-27-2019, 08:32 PM
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Way to go good for you!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 07-27-2019, 09:58 PM
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Congrats on the ground breaking!


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Old 07-27-2019, 10:17 PM
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Great start, keep the pics coming.
Are you building the same "Bison Steel building 40X60 12 or 14 sidewall height with 20ft front shed roof" that you were originally looking at?
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