a 360º view of the property before the construction began..
trees are cut down - work started on September 13th 2012
lot of junk appeared under the bushes...
cleaning up the property
we had to build a road
after day 1
more junk we found on the property
digging for the foundation
digging for the electrical connections
Afra - digging
I made some repairs on the wooden building next to the garage
Elliot watching his dad
fixing the roof
ready to pour the foundation
thats how it looked like in the wooden building which was used by a band as rehearsal room
ready for concrete
doing some more landscaping
insulation material for the floor
a good friend helped me with the electric stuff
my friend Richard helping out
September 21st 2012
my friend Mike helping out
September 24th - the walls are filled with concrete
September 25th. The roof was installed
filling up the gaps on the roof
it will now get insulated and waterproofed
sealing the floor
the new driveway
insulation for the roof
October 12th - the floor
October 19th - doors and windows
my friend Richard installed the windows
lots of people at work
the doors are installed
October 11th - insulated and sealed roof
October 20th - test fitting the 58
test fitting the 58
the 58 in front of the new garage
the doors in place. The rest of the garage will be painted in the same color scheme.
gravel on the roof
little Elliot is having fun as well
my wife at landscaping
Elliots indoor fun house
the Roadmaster will spend the winter there
preparations for paint
almost ready for paint
should I paint it like this? I made a quick photoshop picture to get an idea
My friend Mike suggested this - I like it!
work on the roof
very humid inside after the temperatures dropped
finishing touches on the roof in the snow
preparing for paint
the new junction box
lots of work to do on the inside
the first lights are working. The Cadillac neon is waiting to be installed
light above the door
exterior lights and the first snow...
The electrician at work
Humidity came down
some more color ideas
My friend Richard is doeing the inside of the windows
2013 - my wife Afra helped my planting a Thuja hedge
It was planned to coat the floor...
sanding the screed for the epoxy coating...
as it turned out - there is a huge problem with the new floor. Its way too soft!
as it turned out - there is a huge problem with the new floor. Its way too soft! Looks like it will have to come out completely again!
Plastering work on the outside
May 18th 2013 - My friend Richard Vobr once again helped me out! Here he is doing some plastering work around the garage doors
Richard is helping me once again
some emergency roof repair work on the building next to the garage. It will of course be fixed correctly eventually later...
cleaning up the inside of the wooden building
Lots of junk to dispose
one of the weak spots in the wooden building on the side of the garage.
some fixes on the outside
The "old" floor has to come out!
Thats me on a digger ;-)
tools for floor removal
the last picture of the "old" floor
out comes the floor
fully removed screed - now they have to reseal the concrete baseplate again.
The baseplate got another sealing
new cement was delivered
June 28th 2013 - the new screed is coming in
the new screed
preparations for the paint
my wife helped me masking off the interior
everything masked off
the first coat of white
dressed for spray painting
making the markings for the stripes
starting to mask for the stripes
painting the red stripes
red and grey stripes
carefully peeling of the masking tape
August 31st 2013 - the cars are moving in
the cars are moving in
Cadillac dealer neon sign
Cadillac Ad collection
In may 2014 I started to paint the outside