Starts with tearing out the old deck... and creating a new footing.
Ravi is building the rebar towers:
Ready for a pour:
Gilles and myself have some crazy ideas. Mansard roof? Maybe a timber framed awning?
Tie beam to house and corner post:
Main beam to tie beam connection, with dragon tie!
The corner joint above the post is based on a Japanese style timber joint with four dovetails:
After the Raising: