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I though I was being flippant with that last remark.  

As it turned out only one of the concrete contractors, that had previously bid the project, even bothered to respond with their availability. One out of eight!

I am however, very pleased with who I ended up using. Instead of questioning the over engineered nature of my plans (like most of the others did), he and his two sons simply built a massively strong foundation.foundation1.thumb.jpg.a5d39a271e18e2c80ca8f5677b068d3f.jpg



Waiting now for our nephew, who's a general contractor, to create a materials list from my plans, so I can price the lumber.

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My first inspection went well. Only a couple of corrections needed. Add a few brackets to the shear walls and blocking. And add one concrete anchor. Inspector said he'd sign those off at the next inspection and gave the go ahead to install the roof and rough electrical.

Took this pic this morning.




With the roof and gutters installed, I'll be mounting electrical boxes and running wire soon. And I have a guy lined up to do all the stucco to match the house.

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So, after digging a trench 24" deep and 120' long and laying 2" conduit containing my electrical service line.....






...I was able to do this...




...and finally, some of this.





Doing a little finish work inside while waiting for my stucco guy to get back to me.  Garage doors are also on the "ToDo" list.





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