Three ply (1 5/16 inch overall) plate glass ready for instalation.
1/4 inch "sacroficial" top sheet plate glass for The Prow/
The steel frame work with glass railing already installed and paper covered sealer on teh top of the beams waiting for the glass.
Adding a second layer of sealing tape.
checking the tape.
The glass skid roller used to transport the heavy plate glass.
Cleaning a top sheet pale for test fitting.
A view of the work throught the large icon mountain display of the top floor.
Handing along the sheet plate for test fiting at one end of The Prow.
A tight spot for this piece, hence the test fit, it having come so far from the manufacturer.
The second piece in for test fitting.
A middle piece comming in to be cleaned for its test fitting.
The glass skid in use.
The third piece in place for the test fit.
All the glass is in and preparing to caulk at the columns.
All the top pieces in and nicely fitted giving a preview of what is to come.
The first full thickness plate glass getting cleaned for its final placement.
Discussing the next step for this 500 - 600 pound sheet.
The first sheet waiting to get rolled out into place.
On a roll!
Slow going but on its way.
Still on the move.
Almost there. Better duck, know!
First end down.
Ready for the final move.
It's dowm! First of six.
Looking real pretty.
The skid waiting for the next sheet.
Number two going in...
Pulling the seal/cushioning tape paper.
Prepping to let it down. The tape is wetted with window cleaner so the glass can be shifted, if needed.
Number two down.
Next, and a tricky to install one rolling in.
Cross roll manuever to place this notched piece around the column.
Better duck soon, guys!
Pulling the next set of tape covering and wetting it.
Three in, three to go.
Loading the last large one on the skid.
Yes it is that heavy that it takes four burly guys.
Moving it in...
And ready to role.
This takes a lot of team work.