Building our House – Week 8

Activity over this last week was concentrated mostly on getting one half of the second floor concrete poured, as well as building the walls of the pool.

Upper section of the pool walls are formed and ready for concrete.  In the background the forming of the crown beam be seen on the house.

Upper section of the pool walls are formed and ready for concrete. In the background the forming of the crown beam be seen on the house.

The left section of the house is formed and ready to pour the concrete floor and crown beams

The left section of the house is formed and ready to pour the concrete floor and crown beams

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Routing of the supply and suction lines from the pool to the pool equipment room

Routing of the supply and suction lines from the pool to the pool equipment room

This is the beginning of the pool equipment room which is dug into the front of the plantel

This is the beginning of the pool equipment room which is dug into the front of the plantel

The pool walls have been poured.

The pool walls have been poured.

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Check out this short video of the workers moving concrete up to the second floor.

The second floor concrete is poured and forms have been removed.

The second floor concrete is poured and forms have been removed.

Here are a couple of our wildlife friends that visited us this week at our rental house.

A fiery-billed aracari

A fiery-billed aracari

A green iguana in the tree - to keep away from the dogs!

A green iguana in the tree – to keep away from the dogs!

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