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Posted by Larry in Angel Fire, NM on 6/22/2016

Concrete John's crew started this morning stripping forms and setting the ICFs around the slab. Afterwards, they started setting them up. And they moved! By the end of the day, they had nearly the entire first floor up and braced. One row short from the top and nothing for the staircase yet, but man it looks impressive!


They'll return tomorrow to continue. I need to mark locations for the elevator shaft so we can set anchors for those walls to the ICFs. Then construct the walls after the next pour. We also will set anchors for walls to create a large store room to the left side of the floor. Pour the ICF walls, all 14' tall, next Thursday or Friday in 4' lifts. Starting at one end, they pour the lift rotating around the entire wall. Then pour the the next and the next. A total of 120 yards on this level because of the 12" thick concrete core. Will take about four hours to accomplish. But that's next week.

Larry in Angel Fire, NM

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Shot across half the front. The stairwell walls have not yet been set. A double car door on the far end.
Right half, two single garage doors.
Wow! Another foot and a half yet to add onto the height. This sucker is tall!
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