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Tuesday, 10 July 2018

ET Carriage Shed Platform

Bill drilling a beam end
Dave & Kevin preparing metalwork
Colin drilling another beam end
Kevin dressing plate
Bill, Colin & Dave starting to set up a beam
Oliver clearing foundations
Steve & Colin plating a joint
Steve dressing legs ready for welding top & bottom plates
Installing another beam
Oliver & Rob plating two beams together
Checking heights
Altering the end of a beam for better fit
I'm cutting a beam to length
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
Ian getting ready .....
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)
..... to tack a beam to a support leg

2 comments:

Unknown said...

There's potentially lots of storage space underneath that platform. Will the surface plates be hinged?

Derek said...

No, the platform surface will be fixed longitudinal T&G flooring on joists supported by wooden cross beams between the steel girders.