The Floating Temple: How to Lift a Seven Million Pound, 112-year-old Building
The original structure of the Provo Tabernacle burned down in 2010. The LDS church is now restoring the building and creating a two story basement below it. In order to do this, the entire structure had to be secured and piles were driven 40 feet into the ground below. After the piles were in place, the ground below was excavated thus the structure appears to “float”.
GR1 takes 3.5 hours of labor to build. Per GR1 — and that’s when it’s done efficiently by sewers who have spent months learning how to do it. We often get asked what machine spits GR1’s out. Before we got into manufacturing, I would have asked the same question. I also would have wanted to&
I received this knife last week and have been carrying it off and on. My first impression was, well this thing is small…my second impression….this thing is GREAT!
I have really come to like this little guy. The custom scale makes this affordable nugget seriously fondle-worthy. The scale has…