First Tile Went Up Today (10/8/08)

Lowering tile into place. First tile installed at front of dome, by stage.

Lowering tile into place. First tile installed at front of dome by stage.

Align with struts . . .

Align with struts . . .

. . .and fasten into place.

. . .and fasten into place.

 

Tiles in foreground are waiting to be sized and installed. They are lighter than they appear in photo as they are in shadow.

Tiles in foreground are waiting to be sized and installed. They are lighter than they appear in photo because they are in shadow.

This is the time-consuming part. All seams must be exact to appear “seamless” when finished.
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