Community Table: Beginning Floor Installation

After months of sawing and chiseling mortise and tenons the time has finally come for some assembly. We had all hands on deck as there were lots of large timbers to move around.

Positioning the sill plates

Pulling the joists and sill plates together. Our fittings were usually a little tight so we often had to do some planing to get for a better fit.  

Our female representation at the work day.

Joists on the first bay all installed. Looking very level.

Kevin persuading a joist into position.

More tightenting and squaring.

There was some learning curve on day 1 of assembly. Day 2 should be much smoother.

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