3. 22′ Foundation Wall Construction

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2a. Layout for Gravel Ring Foundation

2b. Layout for Concrete Piers Foundation Option

2c. Layout for Insulated Concrete Forms Foundation Option

Constructing the Foundation Wall

WRITTEN INSTRUCTIONS

3-W1 – Foundation Wall Construction

Click on the link to view and print the written instructions for building the foundation wall sections.

3-W2 – ICF/Concrete Wall Package for Foundation Wall Completion

Click on the link to view and print the written instructions for installing the “ICF/Concrete Wall Package” required on an ICF/Concrete foundation wall prior to starting the dome structure.

DIAGRAMS

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3-D2 – Nail & Screw Patterns Step 3

Click on the link to view and print the diagram showing the nail and screw patterns for fabricating the foundation wall and installing the siding.

3-D3 – ICF/Concrete Wall Package Detail

Click on the link to view and print the diagram showing a cross section of anchoring to an ICF or Concrete foundation wall.

VIDEOS

3-V1 – Foundation Wall Construction

Note: This video shows a 26′ dome and siding on a 22′ dome. The process is the same for all dome sizes. Refer to the Nail & Screw Patterns Diagram above for specifics.

3-V2 – Joining the Wall Sections

3-V3 – ICF/Concrete Wall Package Installation

Coming Soon . . .

3-V4 – Checking for Round and Level

Note: This video shows a 33′ dome. The same process will be used on all dome sizes. The radius measurement for the 22′ dome is 10′ 10-1/4″.


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