A small sign project continued..

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Project by Klabbolle posted 02-18-2012 08:05 AM 2037 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ok, so you have to imagine a “zoooom” since my last post, representing the transport from Finland to Sweden, and the assembly has started.
The framework are bolted into four concrete blocks about 1 cubic meter each (a little overkill I know).
The signs were lifted into place by a wheel loader with extended forks.
As the signs are between 4.5 – 6.5 meters tall, a skylift was essential.
The whole project includes two entrance signs (the ones with 8 legs) and four of the simplier ones.
The whole assembly process on site took two worker 12 days continuous work plus me running back and forth assemblying missing letters, moving material and negotiating with the customer.
Guess who´s feeling relieved now when it´s done.

I will be putting up the whole process at my website

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#1 posted 02-18-2012 08:09 AM

Stunning job! Sleep easy.

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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#2 posted 02-18-2012 11:32 AM

Wow sir that looks really good! I’m sure that by now you are resting well in your own bed, happy that the job is complete. Cheers

-- Head to the shop its calling you – Todd

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#3 posted 02-18-2012 12:43 PM

huge job. very impressive! it also makes me cold just looking at the pictures.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 02-18-2012 09:21 PM

Mighty fine BLOG!!

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#5 posted 02-18-2012 10:29 PM

Two things;

1>should used half-laps…....


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#6 posted 02-19-2012 12:48 AM

A big job great looking sign.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 02-19-2012 01:10 AM

Please be sure to post this to PROJECTS when IT is FINISHED!!

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#8 posted 02-19-2012 03:49 AM

Not bad.
I’m with whitewulf, I’d have gone with half laps.
And post this stuff on your blog unless it a FINISHED PROJECT!

-- Retirement suits me fine !

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#9 posted 02-19-2012 07:05 AM

Great work!

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