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Sun Room.....Day Ten (up-date)

Today was spent finishing up the outside & waiting for everything to happen. They waiting for the building inspector to check the sonar tubes for the porch & steps, the electrical inspector, & for the delivery of the insulation & the knotty pine for the interior. Of course everyone showed up at once.
Molly decided they were all there to entertain her!
How many guys does it take to unload a truck?  Especially when that truck has the wrong stuff on it!  Yup, you heard that right....they brought the wrong pine.  Jim was livid as he had special ordered it.  Supposedly the right order will be here first thing Monday!  We'll see.
This is a sonar tube filled with concrete.


  1. Being the sronger sex i sould know but whats a soner tube in english please ?.Weather here more snow down to -12 cold for us.

  2. Does the up-date explain it?
    "A picture speaks a thousand words"

  3. Dear lady from New York who is building a sun room in the winter with regard to your comment, doesn't look that cold...... looks can be deceiving. LOL

    it's 48 degrees here this morning and blowing a gale!

    It'll be a blowathon not a walkathon and I'll be putting lead bricks in Rosies pockets, just to keep her grounded.

    Oh and BTW, like the other foreigner asked, what is a soner tuber?

  4. Oh now i see we in england call it piling a logical name.

  5. Piling....isn't that what holds up bridges & piers? Piling as is piling stuff on top of it.

    Sonar tube refers to the actual tube the concrete is poured into. It makes a "footing" which supports the building( as in feet that support a body)...very logical!!!


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