2020-Feb-22 - Wooroloo - Back Wall #18
Towards the end of last week I liberally applied cold galvanising to all the welds and raw steel in the second column.

On Friday I loaded up both columns ready to make an early start on Saturday.

On Saturday it was raining so the first job was to reinstate the tarpauling across the back wall.

I had an attempt at this two months ago but the eyelets were torn out within a week so I took it down.

This time I drilled 12 mm holes through the temporary roof beams and fastened the tarpaulins much more securely.

This all took longer than I had hoped - about 3 hours.

After this I placed the first column, did up all the bolts, checked for level, inserted shims and drilled the top holes.

I had hoped to install both columns and even replace the floorboards but by 4.30 I had only just completed the first one and I had tools everywhere that needed to be stored away.

I packed up, dropped one side of the tarpaulins so that there would be not further ripping, and headed home.


All loaded up with the columns


Tarpaulin re-established


Column installed


Tarps dropped at the end of the day