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Tag Archives: framing
Insulation was installed on Wednesday. Wow, what a difference! It’s quiet, and the temperature in the house is much more stable. (Not so cold in the morning nor hot in the afternoon.) I thought they were only going to do … Continue reading
(Update: I forgot to include the pictures. Doh!) It’s been a while since I’ve posted–too busy working on the house to write much about it! The stucco crew was out last week and got the house wrapped and lathed. (And … Continue reading
I’ve been busy working on the wiring lately, so I haven’t posted anything for a while. This turned out to be a good thing, because Don and J Moreno read my last post and hadn’t seen anything new on the … Continue reading
The framing crew is putting the finishing touches on the roof today–fascia and barge rafters! (More photos on the house fascia photoset on Flickr.) They may not finish until tomorrow, but it doesn’t matter too much. We don’t have the … Continue reading
I finally go some close-up pictures of the ceiling beam that was flown onto the roof last week. This thing is huge! If you can’t read the tape measure, it’s 16″ x 5.25″ wide, and 32′ long!
Looks like we’re going to have a slight delay before our roof is started. The lumber for the roof won’t arrive until later this week so there’s no rush for us to get the rafter tails pulled from the existing … Continue reading
Don, our lead carpenter, was on-site this weekend to work on the framing for our addition. He finished the job mid-morning on Sunday, and I must say it turned out very well! We’ll definitely be requesting a bid from Don … Continue reading
Our addition is “decked” and the first few walls have been framed! Check out more photos on the addition framing photoset on Flickr. The framer is expecting to be finished by tomorrow night. As my teenager says, “Woot!”
Between Andy, Barb, and me, we got all the walls of the quilt shop sheathed, although I still need to drive some more nails into the middle of the OSB panels. We also need to sheath the gables. Once that’s … Continue reading
We get our second inspection today: joists and under-floor plumbing for the addition. While we were waiting for the inspector to do his thing with the addition, we continued work on Barb’s quilt shop. Speaking of the quilt shop… After … Continue reading