Pushing up trusses.

Seeing our beams up made us interns realize we were actually building a house. Then we started putting the trusses on, probably the most harrowing experience of the build so far. Each side is lifted to the top of the beams, then we use a long two-by-four to push the peak of the truss into place. Teams at ladders on each end nail the truss into place, while Eric hangs off the last truss and adds supporting boards on top.

pictures: http://communityrebuilds.wordpress.com/2012/02/24/pushing-up-trusses/

-Lauren

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