Album: Building the Bijou

     Album:2015:08-24 Burning Man,:Building the Bijou
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Marking off the Bijou spot
with Sam ( comments)
Looking back at the city,
before everything has really begun. ( comments)
Build camp is setup
( comments)
Setting up the framing
( comments)
Putting up some walls
( comments)
Setting out the wood
( comments)
The frame is up
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Further back
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Peter and Nabi's shed,
nestled up against the bus ( comments)
On top of the structure
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Watching a sunset,
while finishing the roof ( comments)
Dave the roofer.
Working up here is the sketchiest and most dangerous part of the job, until the roof is buttoned up. ( comments)
On the roof with my love.
( comments)
The roof
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The roof, my queen, .. camp, the mountains
( comments)
Looking down at build camp
( comments)
Panorama of camp,
walls up, no brick ( comments)
Putting in the vents
( comments)
A short break with Matt
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Vince, Rocky, Sam figure the next step
( comments)
Attaching the vent
( comments)
Vince, Matt, Dave, Peter, Lane,
we got to take a break to watch the sunset each night (the middle of our work day) ( comments)
I start on the wiring.
Power, video and sound. ( comments)
Wiring through the walls
( comments)
Finishing up wiring
( comments)
Our wiring wall
( comments)
Rocky building inside
( comments)
The naked inside
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Bright and shiny
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Drill time
( comments)
Coming back for meal time
( comments)
The beautiful marquee
( comments)
Structure getting it's brick
( comments)
Adding brick, and caulking seams
( comments)
The backside
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Tying up the marquee
to lift it with Big Machinery's help ( comments)
Getting ready to lift
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Heavy Machinery helps setup the straps
( comments)
Ready to lift
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Ready to receive
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Lining up the marquee
( comments)
Attaching the marquee
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Bringing in the smaller
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Lifting it to the front
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Lining it up
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Lined up
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Holding
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We quickly work inside..
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..to bolt it in place
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I watch. Did this l..immensely dangerous.
( comments)
The braces we come up with
to hold the top marquee ( comments)
Marquees up
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Marquees up
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Working inside the theater
( comments)
Putting up the "faded wallpaper" walls
( comments)
Finishing up interior walls
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..and the ceiling
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Putting up the chandelier
center hole. Sadly, in the wrong fucking spot. It was measured twice by multiple people, so I don't know how that happened. ( comments)
The jig we need to hang
the chandelier, so we can fit the moulding ( comments)
Putting up the Chandelier
( comments)
Making sure it all lines up
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Laying out the Rosebud mural
from the previous year, to put it on the back wall ( comments)
Rosebud being installed,
then we lightly cover it with black so it's barely visible ( comments)
Brick up and caulked
( comments)
Arielle and Adiel
working on the Miroir mural ( comments)
Beautiful Bijou,
with the Marquees up ( comments)
Marquees and the moon
( comments)
Then Meals on Wheels
shows up to feed us! ( comments)
After a difficult job
pulling seats out of the shipping containers, a short break. ( comments)
Rosebud almost done
( comments)
Miroir ready for color
( comments)
Arielle starts coloring
the Miroir ( comments)
Coloring in Miroir
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Finishing Miroir
( comments)
Peter and Nabi
after the dust storm ( comments)
The city starts to build
( comments)
We finally get the seats
inside the theater ( comments)
Putting up the screen.
Very difficult. Not my strong point. ( comments)
Trying to get the proper stretch,
and no bubbles, all with staples, is hard. ( comments)
Arielle and Pedro
setting up the nail gun. ( comments)
Arielle putting up Lauan
( comments)
My secret door
(for the AV room) ( comments)
Putting up the proscenium
( comments)
Robot Heart shows up
with Feed The Artists and they give us a party and some food! ( comments)
Arielle at the impromptu
dance party. ( comments)
It's not often that Robot Heart
comes to you ( comments)
Curtains from the sconces
( comments)
Sconch closeup
( comments)
Speaker install
( comments)
...amazingly just using velcro.
( comments)
Electricity to the marquees!
( comments)
Staining the lobby walls,
takes forever, and too much stain. ( comments)
Putting up trim
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The Bijou in the distance
( comments)
Remote for the AV system
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Candy!
( comments)
Finished!
Loading up Peter/Nabi's squareyurt to haul it to camp ( comments)
Photo album generated by album generator from MarginalHacks by David Madison on Mon Jun 3 01:47:49 2019