The Refit In Progress

This shows the plans, so you may be able to get a sense of what we are trying to accomplish. The space is approximately 19 X 23 feet. Nice round numbers. Better than square numbers. To the right inside the front door is the grain store, then the dough room, where all the dough will be prepared, and the loaves shaped and proofed. At the back on the right is a little kitchen area for preparing pizza toppings, etc. Straight ahead as you walk in the front door there will be a bar-height counter to sit at while you watch your pizza go in to the oven, or where you can pick up your bread. Behind that are the sinks for hand and dishwashing, more counter space, and at the very back – the oven! The body of the oven will stick out the back of the building and have a roof over it and the firewood pile.

A photo of the bakery layout plan.
A photo of the bakery layout plan.

Some photos showing our progress, starting with the shop before we started work:

The bakery space - still in use as a carpentry shop, albeit slightly dishevelled by the addition of a few bikes and bike parts.
The bakery space – still in use as a carpentry shop, albeit slightly dishevelled by the addition of a few bikes and bike parts.
The walls and door of the Dough Room are being roughed in.
The walls and door of the dough room are being roughed in.
The door to the Grain Store is installed, and the electrical panel is in its new home.
The door to the grain store is installed (thanks Victor and Sunshine!), and the electrical panel is in its new home.
Boxes of Tim's tools have arrived from the UK in time for the renovations! Piles of bakery equipment are in the mix, getting covered by dust.
Boxes of Tim’s tools have arrived from the UK in time for the renovations! Piles of bakery equipment are in the mix, getting covered by dust.
A heavy load for the little truck after a trip to Quesnel to get supplies.
A heavy load for the little truck after a trip to Quesnel to get supplies.
Paneling is starting to go up on the walls and transform the space into something new.
Paneling is starting to go up on the walls and transform the space into something new.
1 X 4 boards dying out before being used as trim.
1 X 4 boards dying out before being used as trim.
Notice the new window in the dough room door – since I will be spending alot of time in there making doughs and shaping loaves,  I need to be able to peer out to see what is going on in the world.
Tim, the incredible sawing machine!
Tim, the incredible sawing machine!
How many times have we moved the two red bikes so far??
How many times have we moved the two red bikes so far??
D'oh! Tim in the dough room peering through the last bit of unpanelled wall.
D’oh! Tim in the dough room peering through the last bit of unpanelled wall.

3 thoughts on “The Refit In Progress

  1. Looks great! So exciting! Can’t wait to come see and have pizza! Hopefully pizza at the farmers market on my lunch in Quesnel too,

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