Before, During, and After 
Escape window wells are added.  This IS a deep basement!
Escape window wells are added. This IS a deep basement!
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Once the forms all come off, the basement really takes shape.
Once the forms all come off, the basement really takes shape.
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After the drains, escape wells are installed and the basement "damp proofed", the walls are back filled from the "trailings" dug out of the hole.
After the drains, escape wells are installed and the basement "damp proofed", the walls are back filled from the "trailings" dug out of the hole.
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The framing begins with studs along the dead wall and a plate on the foundation perimiter.
The framing begins with studs along the dead wall and a plate on the foundation perimiter.
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Soon after, the one load-bearing wall in the basement gets framed in.
Soon after, the one load-bearing wall in the basement gets framed in.
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Once the plate and load bearing structures are in place in the basement, the floor joists get installed: 14 inch tall laminate beams and 2x10s.
Once the plate and load bearing structures are in place in the basement, the floor joists get installed: 14 inch tall laminate beams and 2x10s.
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Then 3/4" ply is glued and screwed in place for the floor decking.
Then 3/4" ply is glued and screwed in place for the floor decking.
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Once the framing begins, things move quickly...at least for a while. This shows the scale of the addition to the 2.5 car garage.
Once the framing begins, things move quickly...at least for a while. This shows the scale of the addition to the 2.5 car garage.
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Interior framing, with a view of the peak of the great room, which will have a vaulted ceiling.
Interior framing, with a view of the peak of the great room, which will have a vaulted ceiling.
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