I’ve had hands full with various matters, including construction related and fun, meaningful teaching. Here are 3 peeks at the latest progress, until I can post a gallery (click on any image for full size slide show).
The guest cottage is awaiting back-fill, roofing, and siding outside. Once the back-fill is contoured, not much foundation will show and the burp of concrete will be covered. HVAC is being installed inside, with plumbing, electricity, insulation, and sheet rock to come in the weeks ahead.
Both the guest cottage and guest house will get roof metal very soon. Tho siding will come later, they’ll be pretty well weather tight, snug, & dry.
Below you’ll see how the porch railing will look, at least till we stain it in the Spring, and the colors of siding and trim. HVAC is being installed inside and plumbing next week.
railing & siding on gable
From the planning drawings we got used to a level front view. In ‘real life’ we never see it that way due to the slope of the land. Interesting play of perspectives.
Funding still looks pretty good for the guest house. More needed for the cottage.
On everything on schedule.
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This past week, along with further work on the guest house — decking, soffits, & windows — the guest cottage was framed up and roofed. You’ve seen pictures of its foundation and floors. Here’s what’s just gone up. While the … Continue reading
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The trusses went up so quickly Monday, with help of crane, that I almost missed the action. Managed to get a few shots before the crane went home. Tuesday, the roof sheathing went up. Also quickly with a back saving … Continue reading
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Weather was cooperative this past week. Second floor walls were added since Wednesday (Sept 28), as well as the framework for porch decking and most of the roof supports. Work continued Monday with the help of a crane to lift … Continue reading
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This part goes amazingly fast, a mix of the nature of this phase, the desire to get a roof on, high quality crew, and Ross’s good planning. All materials arriving before needed. These images are from Monday morning thru Wednesday … Continue reading