Look in the sky…it’s a bird? A plane? No…it’s the second story of Casa Bianca.
Now that the window and door headers have cured solid, the team has started to run rebar and frame the second story slab.
Part of building in Costa Rica is to anticipate earthquakes, and we do that by leaving gaps in the block wall and pouring in these concrete support pillars.
Here you can see Captain Alex and Captain Carlos roughing up the finished pour so that later we can add a wet-coat of concrete in a stucco-like fashion.
Meanwhile, the boat garage has been transformed into a wood shop. This raw timber needs to be sanded and cured for a few weeks before it is ready to be shaped into roof trusses, stairways, and trim pieces.
We are stoked with this progress and can’t wait to see what’s next!