I had a ten a.m. dental appointment, and didn't get to work until close to noon. I intimated I had places to go, but the dentist didn't hurry.
Still on the east side, the balance of the scaffolding is up.
Only the two young men at work this morning, at least when I got there.
The older fellow in the plaid jacket was not in sight.
It is warmer today, but not much. These guys clapped their hands a lot yesterday and we heard those pipes clang and drop frequently.
If you wonder how this affair works, as, of course I do, this is the best shot I could get of the rigging.
That pipe from the scaffolding to the building is part of the tensioning system that makes the contraption sturdy. Well, if you're a young man.
There is an eye bolt screwed into the wood above the pipe, and a guy wire goes around the pipe and is pulled snug, stabilizing the platform. Well, if your'e a daring young man.
Snow on the deck I stood on for the pictures, but the sun is warm if you're working hard, And a young man.
One young man on the top course.
Yes, those are ice cycles from the roof.
Tomorrow will be close to fifty and more sunshine. I expect the prep work is done and the action starts then.
We (the spectators) wonder how the shingles go up. One person familiar with construction and who explained the guy wires to me is hoping there will be an elevator at the end to take up the loads of shingles.