Faith Lutheran Church, Dodge Center

Yesterday I was on site at a nice new project Northfield Construction Company is starting. It is a large addition and remodel for Faith Lutheran Church in Dodge Center, Minnesota. The photo at left shows the church before any work started.

This project involves the construction of a new sanctuary, toilet rooms, offices, e...

Faith Lutheran foundation

Last week was a great week to be working on the foundation at Faith Lutheran Church in Dodge Center. We made great progress with the site work and got a good start on the foundation.

 

A project like this involves lots of careful measurements to make sure the foundation is the proper size and configuration....

Faith Lutheran Church

Our work has moved along well at the Faith Lutheran Church addiion and remodeling in Dodge Center. We completed the foundation work last week. This week the underground utilities have been installed and portions of the concrete floor were laid. It has been wonderful fall weather for this project, allowing the cement finishers to ...

Geometric Shapes at Faith Lutheran

 

We’ve started framing some of the roof system at Faith Lutheran Church in Dodge Center. The area over the new offices and bathrooms has a wood framed roof, using a combination of trusses and hand-framed dimensional lumber. Many times when I am on one of our work sites the sun catches the work just right and reall...

Faith Lutheran Church

Work has progressed very well on the Faith Lutheran Church addition and remodeling project in Dodge Center. The mechanical and electrical subcontractors are busy getting their materials installed. Our carpenters are working on interior soffits and blocking in many areas. The sanctuary framing work is just about finished. One can ...

Brick work at Faith Lutheran

The brickwork at our Faith Lutheran church project in Dodge Center is coming along very nicely. The brick masons have finished up the brick on the accent window wall features. The columns at the new front entry are also completed and work is taking place on the full height brickwork. The brick wainscote is capped with stone which...

Faith Lutheran Steeple

Our workers have been very busy the past few weeks at the Faith Lutheran Church expansion and remodeling project in Dodge Center. We have concentrated on completing much of the exterior work. This includes the brick veneer as well as the lap siding and miscellaneous trims on the building. We worked at completing the covered entry ...

Interior at Faith Lutheran

  The interior of the Faith Lutheran church addition and remodel in Dodge Center is moving along very nicely. The carpenters have been focusing their attention on interior trims, and door, millwork and cabinet installation. Some of the offices have great new bookcases.

The sanctuary is really shaping up. It has a very...

St. John’s Lutheran Church

This week we started some renovation work at in Northfield. The church had some exterior brick tuckpointing done last year. We assisted the firm doing that work and the church with some miscellaneous carpentry repairs at that time. Our work this year mainly includes roof and flashing repairs.

 

The first ta...

Church Steeple Repair

The past couple of weeks we have been working on repairs to the Hauge Lutheran Church in rural Kenyon, MN. Like many early wood frame 1900 church buildings, this one needed some repairs on the steeple. Steeples are up high and not easily observed so they often do not receive regular attention. In addition, steeples generally have tr...