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Archive for December 3rd, 2021

Bathhouse 52

I’m actually starting to get the hang of MIG welding, which means I was able to get a good bit done in the brief dry spell we had the weekend before last.  As you can see, I got the next three steel beams in place and attached two of the cee purlins as well; that part went quickly because when I cut the first piece to fit, the remaining piece was more than long enough for the next row down.  I’m starting to be able to see how it’s all going to fit together; after this leaf is done, the tub will be sheltered from ordinary vertical rain (though obviously windblown rain will still be able to get in there).  After this section, the next one will be the southeast section, adjoining the other half of the shop’s roof, and then the complicated northwest section (over what will be the bathroom).  Of course, with all the rain we’re getting that may take a while.  But now that I can do more by myself, the few dry days may be more productive.

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