Pix of dome progress for those who are interested

Discussion in 'Homesteading Questions' started by Bink, May 29, 2004.

  1. Bink

    Bink Well-Known Member

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    I know a couple folks expressed an ongoing interest. Don't wish to bore the rest of you. :D

    Rebar stickers in the insulation:

    still life with cherrypicker and stickers

    More of the same:

    ceiling

    Dave doing the first layer of shotcrete to anchor them in:

    shotcrete

    Chris putting up rebar, Pat menacing him with a shadow-monster:

    eeek!

    It kind of looks like primitive art. If I put this on a canvas, think I could make some money? :) :

    rebar

    Some of the electric:

    electric

    And for the ceiling fans. Our electrician is a good guy. Showed up on time and didn't make the builder wait around for him or cost us extra:

    future site of ceiling fan

    You don't want it too humid when they're trying to foam, but it doesn't hurt the concrete curing:

    storm closing in

    We've ended up with waste concrete here and there. We've had it dumped over the bridge to bolster it. It's not smooth, but I suppose some of the heavy trucks will break it down a little:

    creek's up

    If things go well for our guy Dave next week, he should be able to get the shotcrete completed!
     
  2. Tango

    Tango Well-Known Member

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    Very cool photos. Some look positively sci fi. Thanks for posting them :)
     

  3. gobug

    gobug Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Nice photo's. Please keep posting them as you make more progress.
     
  4. pumpkinlady

    pumpkinlady Well-Known Member

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    Thanx for the pics. It brings back memories of when my brother and some of his friends built a dome home in the 70's. Please keep us updated on the progress.
     
  5. Bink

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    Thanks, folks, will do!