Trellis Mock + Site Lines… check!

This weekend the community Build studio split up into two groups, team "mock up" and team "site lines". Team Mock up worked in the shop preforming welds, angle grinding, and wood cutting to assemble a mock up of our trellis design. Pictured below is a full scale mock up of a portion of the trellis [...]

TRUSS THE PROCESS PT. 2

The past 4 days have been crazy, from getting all the shop drawings, lumber, cutting the lumber at weird angles, painting, & assembling the parts and pieces. Coming into the shop from 9:30am to 1:30am everyday was really tiring. But we can finally see the pavilion and how cool it really is going to be. [...]

HAPPY HALLOWEEN 🎃👻

Over the weekend, Ailed, Yage and I had mock-up one of the five benches on the north side of our pavilion. We did the bottom portion of the bench and the bench composed by the two 2x6 supports, fourteen 2x4 seating slats with 1/2" spacing. The mock-up was very helpful, we had people sitting on [...]

Pythagoras, my hero

This weekend was a long one. We're nearly done with our CDs and about ready to start the mockup. On Saturday, Katie, Perry, and I went to the site to take out a portion of the community garden fence and mark out the extents of our concrete slab. Armed with 3 tape measures and a [...]

Weekend Welding

This weekend was the first of what I expect to be many long ones.  We met up at 8 o'clock in the morning to learn how to cut, grind, and weld the metal that we'll be working with.  This is important for things such as the caster system for the desk and bar and the [...]

How much wood would a woodshop shop

Despite a few small setbacks, Studio V is making progress on the GAP shed. All of our time is being spent in the shop. Today we continued to work on the cooler room as well as the decks. We finished exterior plywood sheathing for the cool room, insulated the walls and roof, and added some of [...]