Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Trimming, fixing, flooring and exhorting

Daily Log, Nov. 17, 2010
VOLUNTEERS: SITE SUPERVISOR HOWARD RUTTAN, NAN ALLEN, CHRIS BURGESS, MARY TEMPLETON,TONI GREEN, MIKE GUERY,  DOUG PATTERSON, PETER HEMMING, JIM PARTRIDGE, ROBERTA __.

CONTRACTORS: LAKELAND CONTRACTING, 
                         HPN PLUMBING.  


ACTIVITIES: *NAN ALLEN WAS INVOLVED ALL DAY EXHORTING PEOPLE ONWARD AND PICKING UP SUPPLIES.
                   IAN WALLACE DROPPED OFF THE SILLS, ALL ROUTED AND NCUT TO SIZE FOR 1014.
                   JIM AND  PETER WORKED ON RIPPING, CUTTING AND INSTALLING TRIM ON DOORS AND WINDOWS.
                   MIKE INSTALLED DRYWALL AND CORNER BEAD.
                   DOUG WAS BUSY PAINTING TRIM.
                   UNDER TONI'S DIRECTION THE LADIES (MARY, CHRIS, ROBERTA) WERE ALL VERY INVOLVED IN PAINTING THE WALLS IN 1014.
                   JANE PIERRE WAS ON SITE AND WE DID A SURVEY OFF ALL FIXTURES REQUIRED FOR FINISH TRIM.
                   RESTORE DELIVERED 16 MORE BAGS OF PARGING MIX FROM TOBIN.

BRAD ANTONIDIS AND CREW FROM LAKELAND CONTRACTING WERE IN FOR THE AFTERNOON AND WILLINGLY HELPED BY INSTALLING ALL THE PLYWOOD UNDERLAY FOR THE VINYL FLOORING. THEY ALSO INSTALLED SOME WINDOW TRIM AND 2 DOOR FRAMES ON THE BEDROOMS BEING CARPETED.
IT WAS TIMELY TO GET THIS KIND OF HELP BEFORE THE WEEKEND WORK.

HPN BOYS WERE INSTALLING THE MANIFOLD FOR THE PRESURRE SYSTEM. IT SEEMS THEIR UNDERSTANDING OF THE STATUS OF THE PLUMBING INSPECTION AND MINE DONT AGREE. THEY ARE FOLLOWING UP. IN THE MEANTIME WE STILL HAVE PRESSURE GUAGES INSTALLED IN 1014 BATHROOM.

ALL IN ALL A BUSY AND PRODUCTIVE DAY.

NEXT: FINISH PAINTING 1014.
          CONTINUE WITH TRIM INSTALL. 
          PARGING SCHEDULED TO BE COMPLETED TOMORROW.
          MUD UNFINISHED DRYWALL IN BASEMENT STAIRWAY.
         OBTAIN PORCH POSTS TO BE INSTALLED PRIOR TO SIDING AND SOFFITS.
         OBTAIN STRINGERS AND 2X6'S FOR STEPS IN BASEMENT.   
         INVENTORY INTERIOR DOOR LATCH SET QUANTITIES FOR JANE.
         OBTAIN BUILDING PAPER TO PROTECT INSTALLED FLOORING.

NOTE: FRIDAY IS CLEAN UP DAY IN PREPARATION FOR FLOORING INSTALL ON THE WEEKEND AND ON MONDAY.
          AT THIS TIME THERE WILL BE NO VOLUNTEERS NEEDED SATURDAY AND MONDAY.
          ON TUESDAY IT'S ALL HANDS ON DECK TO FINISH MANY JOBS THAT WILL BE FREED UP AFTER FLOOR INSTALL.
          LOTS OF VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

~ HOWARD RUTTAN   





Editor's Note:
In lieu of photos, here is an example of Nan 'exhorting'! She's known some of these guys for a long time...



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