Assembling Powerbilt Building

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Assembling Powerbilt Building

  1. 1. ERECTING A POWERBILTSTEEL BUILDING<br />
  2. 2. What we started with <br />Original building<br />
  3. 3. Inside view of original building<br />Evidence of termite activity<br />All wood construction <br />7 foot clearance<br />Dirt floor<br />
  4. 4. Concrete forms and prep<br />View toward house<br />View toward alley <br />
  5. 5. 6” reinforced concrete pad was poured<br />
  6. 6. The building was shipped from the factory in PA<br />
  7. 7. Some pieces arrived damaged. They were replaced at no extra cost in a few days<br />
  8. 8. The entire building was stored inside the house<br />
  9. 9. Anchor bolts were placed<br />
  10. 10. The plates were bolted down and torqued to 50ftlb<br />Hammering in the anchor bolts<br />Modifying the anchors<br />
  11. 11. Base plates secured and torqued<br />
  12. 12. Dry run scheduled for Friday<br />First arch – a learning experience<br />Scaffold came in very handy<br />
  13. 13. Tools used in the process<br />
  14. 14. Saturday we had a full crew<br />All volunteers, all novices<br />EEO at work<br />
  15. 15. Breakfast and lunch, on site<br />
  16. 16. Working in pairs helps<br />
  17. 17. By the end of Saturday22 arches were erected<br />
  18. 18. Sunday, finished the arches and started the end walls<br />
  19. 19. Monday, began tightening4000+ bolts and nuts<br />
  20. 20. Replaced steel panelswith 4 skylights<br />
  21. 21. Constructed door framefor 10’X10’ roll-up door<br />
  22. 22. Garage door was professionally installed by C&D Garage Doors<br />Walk-through door on rear wall 4’X8’<br />
  23. 23. Skylights admit plenty of light<br />
  24. 24. Don’t have to worry about bumping my doors in here<br />
  25. 25. Started Finished!!<br />
  26. 26. Special thanks to:<br />
  27. 27. Frank Pickett<br />Beau Alexander<br />Marita Pickett<br />Dianna Alexander<br />Elliot Angel<br />Dick Polly<br />Clem & Donnafrom C&D Garage doors<br />John Polly<br />Stacey Polly<br />Doug Eliason<br />Dave Shire<br />Evan & Jayfrom Green works<br />Jason Shire<br />Leslie Shire<br />Matt Halverson<br />Cathy Walston<br />Dave Homes<br />Ken Walston<br />Jeff Noll<br />

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