graphics164 Day 63 – 10/14 – 11/9/2006

This is the beginning of the final construction period of the year. Peter and Nancy are working alone to get the garage buttoned up for the winter. Finishing up the windows, closing up the soffits andinstalling the garage doors are on the schedule.

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With the winter coming, Peter is working faster than usual.

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Getting ready for yard end window.

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This is the most critical part of any garage construction job. Do you think you know what it is? Submit your guess to the webmaster.

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The Funnel door will be installed when the stairs are in place. In the mean time, it gets a plywood cover.

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Yard end all closed up.

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Run end weather tight as well.

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The ladder for the soffit work needs a little leveling.

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Moving on to trim out the garage doors in preparation for door installation.

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Yard end.

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Run end.

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Garage door opening trimming continues.

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Trim ready for door installation crew.

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Let's see if that opening is really wide enough.

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We made it too wide!

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Both cars fit and there's a little room left over.

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Garage doors were installed by the supplier's crew.

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People door trimming.

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Soffit and Tyvek in place.

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There's the tree that came down during a wind storm taking the power out.

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Big tree – small roots.

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The view from the Run.

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What's missing here?

Staging; lumber piles; tools; cars.

This is the end of major construction for the year. It's November and too cold most of the time to work effectively. From a bare slab in late May to a weather tight structure in early November is a good effort for a self-built Maine garage project.

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Some trim to dress up the doors has been added.

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Early December – I guess it's really winter.

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Nick keeps his spot clear.

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