Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Rainy day, August 3rd

Mike O'Grady, soaking wet!

August 3, 2011

Who Was On-Site?

Harry, Jennifer, DougP, Michael O’Grady (Project Manager)

What Happened?

“It was raining hard in Frisco.” And Gravenhurst. Harry worked in the shed and built us a big wooden boxto put by the roadside for our scrap lumber. Good job Harry.
Jennifer Jilks showed up to take some photographs. (Yes, THE Jennifer Jilks.) Hope they don’t all come out looking like a Jacques Cousteau special. Thanks Jennifer.

What Next?
Thursday, August 4 -- Friday, August 5 –We will have resumed framing of the main structure.
Jesse Campbell of Jesse Campbell Construction has volunteered to bring in his crew and install the truss roof system

NEXT WEEK: Monday, August 8 – Friday, August 12

More Framing!
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 labour to install the insulation
which he will provide at cost. He will also provide the truck to blow in the attack insulation once the
drywall is installed.

IN TWO WEEKS: Monday, August 14 – Friday, August 19
Drywall installation

Wednesday, August 3 -- 8 Volunteers + DougP + MikeO
Thursday, August 4 -- 8 Volunteers + DougP + MikeO
Friday, August 5 -- 8 Volunteers + DougP + MikeO
Monday, August 8 – Friday, August 12
8 Volunteers per day to complete framing and do site clean up

Monday, August 14 – Friday, August 19

It does not seem likely the big company crews come out to do drywall installation. (They are booked for later dates.) ERGO: 8 Volunteers per day for Drywall installation

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

Engineered Floor system from Chamberlain’s Tim-Br-Mart (at a nicely reduced cost)
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

Many thanks to Oliver’s Coffee of Gravenhurst for providing us with their delicious coffee and muffins.
Thursday, August 4 – Friday, August 12 – Food and Drink Required for 10 each day
Be sure and call 644-3138 around 8:30 a.m. for a final head count .

My Thoughts

Once we get our roof on rainy days will not be a problem.

Mike O'Grady
Construction Project Manager
1964 Muskoka Beach Road
RR 1 Gravenhurst ON P1P 1R1
705-646-0106 Ext 204
mike @

No comments: