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Session C Day 5 - Rushing Around

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We greet the morning with a sleepy late start. As we start the trek up the hill, our morning haze melts away. 

We reach for our trusty tools and enthusiasm increases!

We reach for our trusty tools and enthusiasm increases!

Gretchen starts off the day strong with the chop saw.

Gretchen starts off the day strong with the chop saw.

Noa clamps down a piece of plywood to jigsaw off sides for a lock box.

Noa clamps down a piece of plywood to jigsaw off sides for a lock box.

Sasha supports the supports of the octagon with scrap 2x3s to make everything more level and stable.

Sasha supports the supports of the octagon with scrap 2x3s to make everything more level and stable.

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Kablooi has 4 awesome puzzles mounted to the interior of their octagon!

Oliver uses the circular saw to cut out a door for Nooi.

Oliver uses the circular saw to cut out a door for Nooi.

Lauren works on a labyrinth puzzle, which incorporates a metal space ball from Gever's game.

Lauren works on a labyrinth puzzle, which incorporates a metal space ball from Gever's game.

Sarah P. secures a plank atop 2 walls to prevent them from falling.

Sarah P. secures a plank atop 2 walls to prevent them from falling.

Ethan traps an innocent empty bottle of juice. I wonder what kind of a puzzle this is! They're keeping the juicy details to themselves for now!

Ethan traps an innocent empty bottle of juice. I wonder what kind of a puzzle this is! They're keeping the juicy details to themselves for now!

A skeletal Piki roof.

A skeletal Piki roof.

Piki gets their 3rd wall up!

Piki gets their 3rd wall up!

Aaaaand the 4th wall goes up, too!

Aaaaand the 4th wall goes up, too!

We see that a sister board installed after the designing session is blocking the 4th wall and leaving a gap, so we get a hand saw to remove the problem.

Sophia gets sawdust on her face from stableizing the wall downwind of the handsaw.

Sophia gets sawdust on her face from stableizing the wall downwind of the handsaw.

We're all pretty tired by the time reset rolls around. Tomorrow is the last building day and hopefully we'll get to try out all the escape rooms! One last big push ahead! Woo hoo!

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