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How to Make a Construction Schedule

How to Create a Construction Schedule

Updated – 4-18-2017 Making a construction schedule for your construction project takes time. However, I think you’ll find that you will reap the rewards in both time and money in the long run, by taking some time and making an accurate schedule. We talked in a previous article on the site about the benefits of making […]

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Spotlight: Eric Morley and Carolina Timberworks

As co-owner and founder of Carolina Timberworks, Eric Morley leads his company in delivering a level of customer satisfaction, attention to detail, and quality that is simply uncommon in the general construction industry. Based in the mountain town of Boone, NC, they engineer, fabricate and professionally install timber frames and post and beam structures across […]

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Spotlight: Dai Ona and Daizen Joinery

(Dai) Yoshito Ona founded and leads Daizen Joinery, located on the shores of the South Thompson River in Kamloops, British Columbia. They are a specialty timber frame operation that carefully balances precision technology and superior hand craftsmanship to deliver the finest quality timber frame construction in Western Canada. Dai discovered log building in an unusual way. He […]

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Contractors Responsibilities Checklist

General Responsibilities Carrying out the desired plans and instructions of the clients Effective communication skills when dealing with clients, professionals and local authorities Financial Bid Process Preparing Scope of work and RFP Documents Establish a budget for the construction project and follow that budget as closely as possible Draw Schedule and Breakdown – Used by […]

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Episode 4 – Digging Into General Contracting with Eric Morley

In this episode my guest will be Eric Morley with Carolina Timberworks, a contractor and timber framer.  We are going to dig into what a contractor is, the process of getting one, talk about the DIY home builder, his thoughts on the timber frame industry and where he sees it going.  We follow it all up with a tip […]

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5 Benefits of Making a Construction Schedule

Building a timber frame home can be an intimidating and stressful venture. The benefits of making a construction schedule include keeping the project on track. Here are five reasons why a construction schedule is an important resource in the home-building process: 1. Open Communication With Your Contractor Laying out a schedule before you build your home puts […]

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