The old formwork boards are scraped and
the nails removed so that they can be
re-used for another pour.
|shoveling dirt from the big pile to the inside of the walls|
|finished walls, stripped of formwork|
compacting the soil
|The sole plate going onto the wall|
The last of the form ties are getting snapped off so that they won't be
visible any more.
The plate gets attached to the wall - a large steel square washer and nut are placed onto the sole plate and the nut is tightened by mechanical tool so that it reached the right torque.
|this what the sole plate, bolt, washer and nut looked like when they're all assembled - they are placed 18" on center|
|Bea and Sofie|