Schuld Residence: October 2006 Prev: Sep 2006 back Next: Nov 2006 October 2 - First floor walls are going up.October 2 - The single car garage and connector are being built.October 3 - Gable walls are being built.October 4 - Sheathing is started.October 4 - A rear view of the house.October 5 - The house continues to take shape. The single car garage is connected to the house.October 6 - Ridge beams are installed.October 6 - Stairs leading to the yet to be built second floor are built.October 6 - The open area is where the suspended rear porch will be built. The octagonal room will have its roof built on the ground and then hoisted into place.October 9 - Rafters get added to ridge beams.October 9 - Things are moving quickly.October 10 - A steel I beam is installed to bridge a wide area.October 10 - Second floor trusses are placed.October 11 - The steel beam supports trusses.October 18 - More roof framing.October 19 - The highest ridge beam is set.October 19 - A view showing the single and two car garage.October 19 - Inside the octagon shaped room.October 19 - The base is built on the ground for the octagon roof.October 19 - Rafters are added to the base. The roof has a 24/12 slope and is about 15 feet tall.October 19 - A view of the roof from upstairs.October 19 - The rear porch area.October 19 - More roofing.October 20 - Gable walls are being built.October 20 - The roof is built and partially sheathed.October 20 - The highest ridge looks very high even from the second floor.October 24 - More wall sheathing is added.October 24 - The roof is nearly ready to be lifted into place.October 24 - This is the octagon room which will have a roof soon.October 24 - This house is huge. Look at the man above the forklift platform.October 24 - The crane arrives.October 24 - The roof weighs nearly 2 tons, but the crane lifts it easily into place.October 24 - Just a few inches and it will be in place.October 25 - It fits perfectly.October 26 - Decking is in place for the front porch.October 26 - Steel decking is ready to place for the rear porch. This porch is more complicated with its angles.October 26 - Some rooms have vaulted ceilings.October 26 - Steel is placed on the rear porch.October 26 - The stairs are changed again. It has taken several changes to get them just right.October 26 - Looking down the stairs. They are taking shape nicely.October 26 - Looking up into the tower roof.October 26 - Upstairs is getting interior walls.October 26 - Water and ice seal is being put on the roof.October 30 - The walkway over the breezeway.October 31 - There are gables everywhere.October 31 - Steel rebar has been added to the decking to reinforce the porch concrete.