Monday, August 8, 2011

Walls, dirt, boulders, more framing


DAILY  LOG August 8, 2011

Who Was On-Site?
Larry, Tom, Stu, Matt, Eric and Roman, Judy, Samantha, DougP, Michael O’Grady (Project Manager)

What Happened?
We got the 45’ outside wall on 519 up, and we got the party wall for 519 laid out and ready to go. The
pile of dirt has been moved to the side of 519. All the boulders were taken to 515 and built into a firepit
for Carmen and Martin.

What Next?
Monday, August 8 – Saturday, August 13
More Framing!
Many thanks to Home Building Center for supplying our wall framing materials.
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.

NEXT WEEK: Monday, August 14 – Saturday, August 20
Pour the concrete floors in the basement. Ready Mix Concrete will provide the concrete at cost and
donate the truck and driver time.

IN TWO WEEKS: Monday, August 22 – Saturday, August 27
Trusses arrive on Monday. Jesse Campbell of Jesse Campbell Construction has volunteered to bring in his crew and install the truss roof system.

Volunteers
Monday, August 8 – Saturday, August 13
8 Volunteers per day to complete framing and do site clean up
Monday, August 14 – Saturday, August 20
Volunteers needed who can pour a concrete floor
Monday, August 22 – Saturday, August 27
8 Volunteers per day

Materials/Tools?
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)
Wall framing materials from Home Building Center
Windows and doors from Muskoka Windows and Doors.
Concrete floors in the basement from Ready Mix Concrete
Monday, August 8 – Friday, August 12
Brooms, dust masks and garbage bags
Monday, August 14 – Friday, August 19
Wheelbarrows, rakes, shovels, gum-boots, floating trowels, whirlies

Food and Drink
Many thanks to Oliver’s Coffee of Gravenhurst for providing us with their delicious coffee and muffins.
Many thanks to The Gilmore Family for providing us with a beautiful lunch!
Many thanks to Tastebuds for coffee and muffins this morning.  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
The walls are going up! (What more need I say?)






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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