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    Turning Into A Masterpiece

    It has been a few weeks since we updated you on our construction progress here at The Cedars Ranch ... so here we go! Here are some of the building crew working on our great hall ceiling a few weeks ago. It is being white-washed to match the rest of the sleek modern design of our new gorgeous structure ... “This venue is coming along very nicely.   Read More...

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    Signs Of Great Things To Come

    You know we're getting close to opening, when the new road signs for The Cedars Ranch have been put in place! With our opening planned for March 2019, construction of our main venue building, the great hall, is moving along nicely. Here's where we are at right now ...We're loving the modern architectural design of our great hall, and are so impressed with how it is all coming together. When this 2,700 square foot building is completed, it will feature a gorgeous wooden dance flo...  Read More...

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    Great Hall Updates

    We have some more progress updates on our new wedding and event venue this week! For one thing, our great hall shou-sugi-ban exterior wood cladding is nearly complete. It is such a beautiful material.   Read More...

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    Inner & Outer Transformations

    Our new wedding and event venue great hall continues to progress and transform. For the past few weeks there has been transformations occurring on both the inside and outside of our new structure. Aiming for a modern and airy interior finish, our design team have been carrying out some color tests inside our great hall, painting the wooden beams in shades of white.As the painting continues, the outside is being prepped to receive our new "shou-sugi-ban" wood which will form the outer “skin”...  Read More...

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    The Start of Something Truly Wonderful

    Hi. Brenda Ryan here, The Cedars Ranch operations and sustainability manager. I'm really happy to be writing this blogpost, and sharing with you all this week. Most of the time I work for The Cedars Ranch from my home office in South Austin.   Read More...

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    More Than Just A Great Hall!

    Construction progress on our new venue "great hall" continues this week. You can begin to see that our great hall is more than just a great hall! The construction crew have been building out the area adjacent to the large open hall space, to the south / south east of the building (left in the photo below).   Read More...

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    Site Tours Announcement

    We're kicking off July with an announcement that we are ready for site tours at The Cedars Ranch! Even though we are still under construction, more and more couples who are interested in our venue for their 2019 wedding, are requesting site visits so they can get a feel for The Cedars Ranch in advance of its completion. So it's official! We are taking bookings for site tours at The Cedars Ranch on Sunday July 29th, at 2pm and 4pm. If you wish to reserve a space for one of ...  Read More...

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    Venue Now & After

    This week we thought it would be fun to share some current construction shots of our wedding and events venue here at The Cedars Ranch, and compare them to the "after" images created by our architect team. Now & After: Inside the Great HallThanks to Jamie Crawley, HA Architecture for this black and white photo of the dance of light and shade within our great hall, before the roof is finished. Compare this to a dance of a different kind, once our gorgeous great hall is completed by the e...  Read More...

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    Sparks, Trusses & Epic Roof Moments

    Sparks are flying here at The Cedars Ranch! Don't worry - they are all good sparks! The bolts we needed for our great hall trusses were so long we couldn’t buy them, so instead our amazing steel team are making them!   Read More...

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    Great Hall & Event Bar Transformations

    Construction is moving forward at a steady pace here at The Cedars Ranch, the past few weeks. Grady Burnette Builders are doing a great job bringing the vision to life.  Remember those roof trusses we saw being made a few weeks ago for the great hall?   Read More...

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    Classic Construction at The Cedars Ranch

    Great hall construction continues this week at The Cedars Ranch, this time in sophisticated black and white! Check out these classic shots taken by our local architect Jamie Crawley, with HA Architecture.We shared with you previously about the fabrication of the roof trusses. This week the trusses were lifted and moved in order to prepare them for painting.   Read More...

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    Great Hall Progress

    It’s been all about the “trusses” this week, here at The Cedars Ranch!!The trusses are the framework of wood and steel that will support the roof of our venue’s great hall. Viewing an architectural rendering of our completed great hall here below, you can see the triangular truss structures supporting the high lofty roof. The style of these trusses help create this open and expansive feel within our great hall - one of the signature features of our modern great hall architecture. Seeing as ...  Read More...

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    Foundation From Sunrise to Sunset

    This week was a big week for The Cedars Ranch, as the foundation was poured for our new gorgeous dance hall! It's sunrise over The Cedars Ranch, and the activity is about to start ... Everyone's busy as the concrete is being poured ...The workers polish the newly poured concrete to ensure a smooth and even surface ...Such a big part of the story of The Cedars Ranch is its Canadian "roots". Not only because Marilyn is from Canada, but our amazing architects that have helped create this ...  Read More...

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    Here Come The Plumbers

    Moving along with the exciting momentum of breaking ground last week, the next step is preparing our dance hall site for plumbing. Here are the plumbing crew on site... The team must first measure and mark out where the trenches will go for the eventual plumbing ... Chase is the lead plumber on the team, and is captured here keeping an eye on everything!Time for the big guns! Once measurements are final, it's time to cut some trenches!Trenches are dug and the ground is covered as ...  Read More...

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    CONSTRUCTION HAS STARTED!!!

    IT HAS BEGUN!! Yes, in all caps because we are that EXCITED!!! The construction of The Cedars Ranch event center has commenced!   Read More...