December 17, 2001
As you can see,
we're not quite settled,
Read more about the studio/setup
The first thing moved into the house
was the gift from Roger, our builder
It's a Locomotive Tea Kettle!!
Here's our new, improved mailbox!
TODAY IS OUR CLOSING!
LOTS of action at the homestead today!
Here comes the carpet!
First, the tack strip
The electrician has also been installing the
lighting and outlets these past few days
How do you like Roger's tile/woodwork
around the fireplace??
Hardwood floors in the kitchen, powder room
and hallway are being installed. This flooring has
been pre-finished and has a slight bevel on each board.
The outside is being painted!
This is the second try...
click to see the first selection,
(rejected by the covenant committee)
The Kitchen Cabinets are
Edd loves to get in there
The drywall, texturing and painting has been finished.
The walls look white, but are actually a very
Here's a view of the Entertainment Center
in the Great Room taken from the
second level, just outside my studio door
We also have
<---------- the Studio,
bathrooms and laundry room.
This is our soon-to-be mailbox
Edd is afraid to install the locomotive mailbox
at the sidewalk for fear someone will
whack it. Sounds like it may have it's home
on the front porch.........
We now have a front porch and
a "meandering" sidewalk!
Three big round pillars will soon
replace the supports in this image
The two back decks are almost finished. The upper
(without railing) has doors to the
master bedroom and my studio.
The lower deck in the background
is much larger (12x20)
and is just off the "great room"
It took at least TWO trucks
to bring out all the cement
needed for our driveway!
extra-long soaking tub....
A h h h h h h
Outdoors, workmen are putting the last of the shingles on the roof.....
The Great Room is also being insulated today!
What an itchy job THIS must be!!
Not much has been happening these past couple of weeks! This is my studio awaiting the installation of the 860 cfm fan and make-up air vent. As you can see, the insulation is going in this weekend.
The siding is finished now, and the tar paper has
been installed on the roof.
Also, the heating ductwork and plumbing
The electrician is busy inside finishing up the
The inspector will be arriving any day.....
after he signs off on everything, the
drywall can commence-
hopefully next week!!!
For speedier loading, earlier pictures have been moved to other pages
Visit Phase 1 and Phase 2 to see the entire project!
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