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Assembling Powerbilt Building

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This slide share shows how a group prepared a site and erected a steel arch building.

This slide share shows how a group prepared a site and erected a steel arch building.

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