Wed 16 Jun 2010
Feb. 2004 - Initial discussion starts
Sept. 2004 - It becomes clear that there is no contingency money for the shop. Let’s build it anyway!
March 2005 - The county decides we need to have a bathroom in the shop before they’ll approve our plans. We appeal to the appeals board.
May 2005 - We get permission to build the workshop without a bathroom, and can build it largely ourselves.
Fall 2005 - Design, including evaluating SIP (structural insulated panels).
March 2006 - Final design completed, quotes from various suppliers.
May 2006 - Building permit issued!
July 3, 2006 - Building begins. Site is cleared, work on removing curb begins.
Sept. 2006 - SIP panels ordered. Footings dug.
October 2006 - Footings poured. Foundation blocks. SIP panels arrive. Walls are up by the end of October.
Nov. 2006 - Windows on site. Trusses installed.
Dec. 2006 - Roof done. Floor poured.
Feb. 2007 - Garage door installed.
May 2007 - Concrete curb remains trucked off.
June 2007 - Siding, continuing through October 1.
Jan. 2008 - Electrical and lighting planning.
Spring 2008 - Interior wall installed. (?)
June-Dec. 2008 - Rough electrical work.
March 2009 - Drywall (walls and ceiling)
June 1, 2009 - Electrical final inspection passed.
Aug. 17, 2009 - Workshop Committee Mandate approved.
Sept. 1, 2009 - Gas finally hooked up (started in Jan. 2009)
Sept. 21, 2009 - Overall Community Workshop Policy adopted
Oct. 8, 2009 - Final inspection passed.
Jan. 31, 2010 - Open House!
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