Mittwoch, 30. September 2009

back to work, back to digging!

After a 2-week-break to let the 'crete dry, we restarted building today. And we got a big digger (from Manfred Winter) to build up a solid wall for the missing plattform.

Thanks a lot to Hermann Maier from Gemeinde Radstadt for doing an awesome job! And thanks again to Herbert Heigl as well as Reiter Erdbau for supplying us with material!

Samstag, 12. September 2009

a short break from building

construction site closed for some days, the mould needs to dry, and I need to organise the next steps. I'm currently looking for someone to help me with the statue and get a proper timetable done to finish the project this fall!

Mittwoch, 9. September 2009

flat and table - more concrete for Radstadt

Today was the third day in a row with concrete works, we actually finished the flat and the first two plattforms.

Next step will be the preparation to cast the lemming - but that's probably a really tricky part of the project …

Dienstag, 8. September 2009

tranisitons finished!

2nd day of 'crete in the mould and we finished all the tricky bits!

Tomorrow we'll try to do the flat and some parts of the plattform, and then the concrete needs to dry for a couple of days …

Montag, 7. September 2009

First concrete

We got the first two trucks with concrete from Harml today, and thanks to the great efford of Alex, Alex, Hannes, Roli and Philipp we finished all the prepared segments!

Tomorrow we'll try to do the other transition bits, and hopefully table and flat on Wednesday – fingers crossed!

Donnerstag, 3. September 2009

20 years that moulded my character …

This week it's 20 years from building my first miniramp … and character mould project is definately something to pay tribute to my 2 1/2 decades of boardsports!

So in September 1989 my brother and me build a 4ft miniramp in our parents house, right under the roof. A couple of months later we improved it, and got a wider version. This miniramp fueled our skating for some years, including sessions with loads of friends and international pro skaters like Donny Myhre (Zorlac) and Chris Livingston (H-Streets).

Mittwoch, 2. September 2009

Formworks for plattforms

We finished most of the formworks today, so actually we could start with 'crete anytime. But will have to wait to next week to start with that …

Dienstag, 1. September 2009

tricky sections - the ears

More formworks done the last 2 days, finally added some tricky bits …

The lemming's ears will be an important feature, for the statue as well as the mould. so expect something like two love-seats in the mould (hehe, bowl). We'll see soon if this makes sense, it's sure a challenge ;-)