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Saturday, January 09, 2016

A New Deck for Liguori House

Some time ago one of the faithful donated
the top decking wood for Liguori house.
Before Christmas action was taken begin installing the deck
with the help of friends and faithful.

Br Xavier prepares the ground work by cutting a straight edge to the concrete.

A young man of our parish Jose breaks the pieces away.

Connecting a hose pipe stopped the dust clouds.

John Shortall organised the buying of the frame wood
and is here cutting the lengths needed.

Tim White assists in assembling the framework.

Without the help of Jason the job would not have been completed so efficiently.

A nail gun makes quick work of the assembly.

Daniel and his son Isaac here assist at dismantling the old ramp.

The use of "tuffblocks" made the footings much easier than digging holes.
These are placed level on the ground and support the framework.

A lazer level to keep everything perfectly horizontal.

Young men of the parish giving a helping hand.

Nothing like hot pizza to keep body and soul together.

The moment of truth putting the frame upon the "tuffblocks".

Gently does it!

A few minor adjustments . . .

. . . and the frame is sound and solid.

The decking wood can now be attached . . .

. . . and many hands make light work.

The first section looking splendid.

With Christmas and Epiphany over works continue.

The Conlan family have come in force to continue the job.

Team effort makes the work much easier.
The deck in the front of Liguori House finished and stained.

1 comment:

umblepie said...

Well done, it looks really good! The post was really exciting, I couldn't wait to get to the end and see the finished product! Great team effort. Thanks for sharing.

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