Truss in the process…

The trusses are cut, primed and assembled, and after a short layover in the painting booth, they will be on their way to the site! The project is progressing rapidly now and it won’t be long until the pavilion will be ready for action! Because all the pieces are prefabricated, we should be able to … Continue reading

Meeting With Structural Engineer & Storage Options

Yesterday we met with John the Structural Engineer that we will be working with throughout the construction of the shaded structure. This meeting was critical because this is the time that we discussed our ideas as far as what the structure would look like and how we think it would be constructed. After we presented … Continue reading

Teamwork and Support

We have acquired a significant amount of our materials and the metal work process is going well. As a class we are efficiently taking turns welding, cutting, and grinding metal down to create our structural system. We have a system that is working to great affect. We have put down our sleepers which are horizontal … Continue reading


On Friday we met with structural engineer John Moore of 4SE, Inc. to get feedback on the details and framing we have come up with for the Vat Shack as well as the structure of the trailer we will be using to build the shack on. We got some very good criticism from Mr. Moore … Continue reading