66 Photos - Feb 15, 2012
Photo: I don't think the basement has been this empty in 50 years.Photo: Parts for temporary lift-out bridgePhoto: Photo: Temporary lift-out bridgePhoto: Machining the legs to accept t-nutsPhoto: Temporary lift-out bridge undersidePhoto: Photo: Lift-out bridge cleat - 1Photo: Installing t-nuts for adjustable feetPhoto: Lift-out bridge cleat - 2Photo: Completed leg assembliesPhoto: Photo: Photo: Making gussets from scrapPhoto: Photo: Photo: Arranging completed girder assembliesPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: These wooden feet are much, much better!Photo: Photo: Cutting cork pads for the feet. Don't want to scratch that fragile basement floor!Photo: Photo: Uneven floors.Photo: Photo: Photo: Temporary risersPhoto: Photo: Always pay attention when drilling holes. You don't want to end up with one in your hand.Photo: Plywood for cookie cutter installed over risersPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Benchwork planPhoto: Passage into pit areaPhoto: The house must be rocking with the waves...Photo: Photo: Passage lined with mdf, will support a lift-out bridgePhoto: Backdrop supportPhoto: Backdrop SupportPhoto: Backdrop SupportPhoto: Backdrop SupportPhoto: Backdrop SupportPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: 1/8" Masonite backdrop installed. On to patching and painting.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Gradient's okay, but the color is way too purplePhoto: Photo: Two coats of primer on the backdrop; ready for paint.Photo: Photo: Photo: Backdrop blue gradient painted (poorly). Behr Costa Rica Blue.Photo: Painting clouds on the pike.Photo: Photo: Just a boy and his airbrush...Photo: Photo: