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2019 Carpenters for Christ Build Information

We hope you'll join us for a full volunteer day since Habitat has cut its workday to seven hours (8:00 AM - 3:00 PM including lunch). AM and PM shifts are still available. Remember no experience required!


House #115

Address: 7928 Ivory Lane, Dallas, Texas in the Joppa neighborhood of Dallas.

Day 1 Saturday, March 23: Stand and brace walls. Cap plate if possible.
Day 2 Saturday, March 30: Load, stand and brace trusses. Sheath walls.
Day 3 Wednesday, April 3: Finish truss work. Install sub-fascia, blue board, porch columns. Sheath gables.
Day 4 Saturday, April 13: Install exterior doors and windows, trim porch and other exterior items.
Saturday, April 20: In recess for Easter.
Day 5 Saturday, April 27: Complete trim and install soffit. Siding prep and begin siding installation.
Day 6 Saturday, May 4: Continue siding. Begin paint prep.
Day 7 Wednesday, May 8: Finish siding. Finish trim. Paint.
Day 8 Saturday, May 11: Finish painting. Punch List.
Sunday, May 19: Church-wide Dedication Service of Houses #113, #114, and #115 in Arden Forest. Details TBD.

Lunch, water, and snacks are provided.

Work Hours:
8:00 am - Arrive, check-in
12:00 pm - Lunch (provided for morning workers)
12:30 pm - Work resumes
3:30 pm - Site clean-up, work concludes

Weather Questions?

Habitat works in most all weather conditions to fulfill its mission. On the scheduled workday go to and click the weather button.

Cancellations are posted each workday by 6:30 am

What to wear/bring:

  • season appropriate work clothing/gear (we work rain or shine)
  • closed-toe shoes
  • head covering
  • sunscreen
  • work gloves
  • hammer and nail belt, if you have them

Build Site Age Limitations:

  • Under 16: Not allowed on the build site until the dedication day
  • 16 and 17: Allowed to pick up a hammer and build but not operate power tools or get on the roof; must have one adult over 21 per five youth of this age; parent must sign a release form.
  • 18+: No restrictions