May 2006 Archives

Concreteing

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Here's the ambitious start to mask the ugly retaining wall in the backyard. Started off by hooking up some form boards out of plywood:

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Check out the fine craftsmanship:

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Then came 31 bags of concrete--2480 lbs! All hauled by the mighty Matrix:

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My day-laborers at work:

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Then some rain that wasn't explicity in the forecast started to fall and that complicated things a bit. Some massive tarps from Costco came through in a big way, though.

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Now just need to let it dry without Zizou sticking his nose in it. Big props to the father-son helpers that ran/stole the show!