First he had to find helpers. As usual, brother-in-law John (in stripped shirt) was the first to volunteer. And Stu from down the road (in the pink shirt), came to help as well. First, some discussion about what had to be done.Then they slid the awning into place on the Adventure Bus.
Then, more discussion:
And the arms go on.
I was minding the shop and checking in between customers to take pictures while all this was going on.
Just after I took this picture I walked by John and very quietly he said "I think we're screwed". Then I passed Arch, who had descended the ladder by then and he whispered "we really #*##*@ this up". I went back to tend the shop and stay out of the way.
When I came back about 10 minutes later Stu was gone and John and Arch were toasting a successful installation with bottles of water.