The Hut (map)

Crane at the site before the raising

Calvin prepares a mortise in the shop

Calvin drills a hole for a dowel

Calvin uses giant orange hammer to wack something into place

Calvin working in the shop on the timbers

Calvin cuts a dowel to make room for the ridge pole

The crew prepares to receive the ridge pole

Amstutz's shop with Jack making a phone call while Calvin works

Jim tries to be helpful, but probably is getting in the way

Four strong backs are required to move a rafter subsection

Continuing to move the rafter subsection, Doug comes to help

Continuing to move the rafter subsection, Doug helps, Jou and Doug watch

Lunch on raising day

Setting up the straps and comealong in order to pull together the two bents

The final bent is lowered into position

The finished frame

A closeup of the raising crew

Another view of the finished frame and crew

Another view of the front ridge pole being installed

All hands on deck for the second ridge pole

Taking a break from the action