Studio Construction: Digging Trenches

A digger was used to dig a trench in front of the building. Dave and James are in the trench framing up foundations and footings for the porch and arcade.

Concrete was poured into sono-tubes with re-bar sticking out.

Meanwhile, Ron and I are digging trenches for the services to be taken from the house to the studio.

When I say ‘we’ I mean Ron is doing the hard physical labour of swinging a pick to dig out rocks and shovelling metres of soil.
I am using hand tools to excavate around tree roots and existing irrigation pipes.
We are doing the unskilled manual labour.

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