Rondavel Extension Part 3: The Footings

OK, the holes have been dug, the stones have been burned and shattered…and burned again, we must be ready to start building now!

Breakfast meeting

Breakfast meeting

Adding cement on top of sand

Adding cement on top of sand

The mixing starts

The mixing starts

and really gets going!

and really gets going!

Manual cement mixing

Manual cement mixing

Gravel is added on top

Gravel is added on top of the sand/cement

Until it looks like this

Until it looks like this with gravel covering the sand/cement mix

Just add water

then just add water, and …

Garikai tips the first barrow load of concrete

Garikai tips the first barrow load of concrete

Now we are really moving

Now we are really moving

Easy does it now

Easy does it now

A good days work for Mr Farai

A good days work for Mr Farai

The concrete mixer had a good day too

The concrete mixer had a good day too