Saturday, July 23, 2011


DAILY  LOG JULY 21, 2011

Who Was On-Site?
Bill, Marjie, Dorothy, Dylan (NEWBIE), Larry, Fred, DougP, Michael O’Grady (Project Manager)

What Happened?
Fred came and slung the stones. Dylan and Bill raked them out. We all cleaned up the site.
Chester (the Building Inspector) arrived after lunch and passed our glorious work!

What Next?
Friday, July 22
Backfill
Monday, July25 – Friday, July 29
The framing of the floor joist system should be underway and finished by Friday, July 29.
Monday, August 1 – Friday, August 5
Framing of the main structure.  Jesse Campbell of Jesse Campbell Construction has volunteered to bring
in his crew and install the truss roof system
Monday, August 8 – Friday, August 12
Gravenhurst Plumbing and Greenside Electric will do the plumbing, electrical and heating rough-ins.
Bill Gee of Great Northern Insulation has volunteered to provide us the insulation materials at cost and
the labour for free. He will also provide the truck to blow in the attack insulation once the drywall is
installed.
Monday, August 14 – Friday, August 19
Drywall installation

Volunteers
Friday, July 22
4 volunteers + 4 tradesmen + DougP + MikeO = TOTAL OF 10
Site Supervisors needed
Monday, July25 – Friday, July 29
5 -6 Volunteers per day with framing experience
Site Supervisors needed
Monday, August 1 – Friday, August 5
We are hoping to have the big company crews come out for the framing
Site Supervisors needed
Monday, August 8 – Friday, August 12
2 Volunteers per day needed to do site clean up
Site Supervisors needed
Monday, August 14 – Friday, August 19
We are hoping to have the big company crews come out to do drywall installation
Site Supervisors needed

Materials/Tools?
Friday, July 22
Wheel barrow, shovels, rakes
Monday, July25 – Friday, August 5
Engineered Floor System, wall framing materials, Roof Truss system, SM Foam, skill saw, hammers,
levels, squares, tape measures, tool belts, ladders, roof shingles
Windows and doors from Muskoka Windows and Doors.
Monday, August 8 – Friday, August 12
Brooms, dust masks and garbage bags
Monday, August 14 – Friday, August 19
Drywall materials, drywall nails and screws, drywall lifter, dust masks, box-cutter knives

Food and Drink
Friday, July 22 – FOOD AND DRINK FOR 10
Monday, July25 – Friday, July 29 FOOD AND DRINK FOR 10 EVERY DAY
  Be sure and call 644 3138 around 8:30 a.m. for a final head count .

Inspections
  • For framing
  • For plumbing, electrical and heating rough-ins
  • For insulation and vapour barrier
  • For occupancy and final
My Thoughts
It was a hot one today. Nonetheless, some great Volunteers came out to the site and made things
happen. That is dedication. My heartfelt thanks to our veterans: Bill and Marjie and Dorothy and DougP, and a very special welcome to Dylan: a worthy Padawan, and a fine young man.

Mike O'Grady
Construction Project Manager
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
1964 Muskoka Beach Road
RR 1 Gravenhurst ON P1P 1R1
705-646-0106 Ext 204
mike @ habitatmuskoka.com www.habitatmuskoka.com

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