Diary of the construction site
Here we wanna keep You updated about the progress on the construction site.
May 14th 2015:
As we want the taproom to become most quaintly and cosily, we started to be busy ahead and have cut and peeled some heavy logs, which will become pillars for the middle roof beams.
June 06th 2015:
At least here it is, the long time desired in advance permission for earth moving and foundation works. On Monday the profile board will follow, Tuesday the excavaters will run.
June 08th 2015:
June 09th 2015:
Since today there is action on site. Of course we are only collaborating with local companies, so the Schneider Bau company (Schneider construction) from Hatzfeld is on the go, there we know that we’ll get professional quality.
Thanks to head mason Conni and his team.
Official ground breaking ceremony with the local press
June 16th 2015:
Top soil has been removed, raw base grade finished, gravel and formwork can follow
June 24th 2015:
Concrete casting of the floor slab
July 2nd 2015:
Receipt of the final permission for construction and start of the superstructure works
03. + 04. July 03rd and 04th 2015:
The superstructure is proceeding very fast
July 09th 2015:
July 22nd 2015:
Today the masons have a day off and the brewers themselves were busy. Door cases made from oak wood extremely massive have been carpentered and installed, a doorway arc has been masoned from beautiful hand formed Belgian bricks
July 21st – 25th 2015:
The preparations for the roof erection are running at full speed, master carpenter Justus Gelbach (Zimmerei Gelbach, Schwarzenau) has the roof already on stock, now everybody is planning and painting to get everything ready on time.
July 27th – August 07th 2015
On July 27th, finally we could start with the erection of the roof. 2 weeks full of busy work, together with the profi team from Gelbach Holz and many voluntary helpers from the neighborhood, the village and the families. Our pecular thanks to all those busy helpers, which supported us during countless hours to bring this project to success.
August 19th 2015
The first windows arrive, master joiner Albrecht Duchardt himself does the installation.
September 05th 2015
The outer frame of the cooling chamber has been erected today. What protects against heat, also protects against the cold, so we heated it up with a big construction site lamp and, protected against the evening chill, enjoyed an after work beer in the coziness 😉
September 19th 2015
Floor screed installation and gravel around the house
September 26th 2015:
We had the instruction to let the new oven dry some days longer, but it is cold and we can’t await to feel the cozy warmness of the ground oven in the parlor….
Many thanks also to master oven builder Rainer Birkelbach and his team.
November 10th – 14th 2015
Steffen und Andy took some days vacation and installed the oak floorboards
December 05th 2015
Not everything is finally finished, but we have nearly made it. Neighbours and friends are there and everybody helps to clean up and polish, the result is presentable. Big praise and thanks to all our numerous helpers.