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Week #08

Workers returned with a vengeance. All of the foundation holes are completed: 44 holes, each between 3-5 meters deep. Steel and concrete to fill the remaining holes are almost done. Forms are being built for the retaining and boundary walls, as well as the columns that arise out of the foundation holes. The exciting parts […]

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Week #07

A LOT of dirt was moved around the property over a period of three days, in preparation for an open basement / parking area. Due to the limited size of the property we decided to be as efficient as possible with vehicle parking, and even though it costs more to both dig into the ground […]

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Week #06

An exciting week, as two cement trucks, a pump truck, and a sizable crew poured the four walls for the future swimming pool. In addition, foundation walls and columns went up for the guest side of the living space. A well was installed at a depth of 45 meters. We hit super hard rock and […]

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Week #05

This week was at least as productive as the others, although we were in Makassar for several days and didn’t see a bunch of the work that unfolded. Luckily a manager took photos and videos during the time we were gone, and so the following video shows the progress quite well. We finished pouring the […]

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Week #04

This week over 75% of the holes were drilled to support the foundation for our future retreat. In addition, steel rebar “cages” were built and placed into the holes in order to increase the strength of the concrete. Unfortunately, the work involved to build the type of foundation that I need in order to support […]