Project ID: 74
For additional covered/sheltered area, not necessarily heatable.
Extend the roof of the garage/classroom/barn building to the east to provide a carport covered area, suitable for parking farm equipment, storing biodiesel supplies, covering picnic tables, protecting bicycles, etc.
Pole-barn construction with an earthen floor will keep this project affordable. Incremental improvements, such as concrete floor and weatherproof/insulated sides, could be added as funds become available.
- 2010-09-27: With a new investor and imminent financing of the balance, this project has be restored to active status.
Goal or deliverable
A pole-barn-style carport, extending to the east from the existing garage/classroom/barn building.
Timeline, schedule, or end date
Complete and ready for operation for a 2011 Permaculture Design Course, to be used for "semi-indoor" activities during inclement weather.
To minimize labour and materials, this should be co-ordinated with the outdoor kitchen project, which will also involve roof work.
- Architectural drawings.
- Bill of materials.
- Design: Jan, 20 hours.
- Review: members, 10 person-hours.
- Procurement: Jan, Rudy: 20 hours.
- Construction: three skilled carpenters, three days: 72 person-hours.
- Electrical & plumbing: 16 hours.
Labour, by person
Labour, by activity
"Vehicles" with no odometer, such as tractors or stationary equipment, are in tenths of an hour, rather than kilometres.
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