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Building of the bar // Part two

By April 3, 2012 No Comments

After yesterday’s official announcement (not without several last minute hurdles that I won’t refer to for fear of jinxing us again) the HY build-out crew hit it hard again this morning.

While I took our daughter out of the equation with a lengthy trip to the park, the designer, builder, plumber, several assistants and Gregory got stuck in. Happy as a pig in mud

If Gregory hadn’t become a chef he reckons he would have done carpentry. It looks spacious, but there’s a fair amount that has to fit back there…including me, when I head in for a glass of red at the end of a busy night.

Using a wet saw to cut through the cement and tile was rather loud and messy. That’s Tristram the builder in his safety shirt. It is good we can always find him, because he (and Ash the designer) are the true brains behind this operation.

Look at that precision cutting. And look at those fine builder’s legs. Slightly off topic, but lets face it, a hole in some cement is hardly show-stopping stuff.

Plumbing is happening as I speak and then we begin to install…