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The first beam:

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Preparing for the second beam, at right angles to the first:

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The second beam is up, they are adjusting its position with a sledgehammer:

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Connect the two beams:

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Take out a temporary wall:

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The view without the temporary wall:

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Here’s the replacement for the load-bearing walls (see the nice red beams up near the ceiling). John put wood 2x6 along the bottom of the beam in order to have something to attach to while doing the rest of the finishing.

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Before:

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During (1):

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During (2):

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During (3):

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During (4):

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During (5):

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Look Ma! No load-bearing walls! … now how do you put this thing back together again ???