Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Monday, April 26, 2010
Saturday, April 24, 2010
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Monday, April 19, 2010
The drywallers have been busy. On Friday they blew the knockdown ceilings in both the house and shed. Today they did the final sanding so the walls are super smooth and the floor is super dusty! They'll be priming the inside walls tomorrow which means we have a tight deadline to get those colors picked out from Sherwin Williams. This evening Bobby measured for all the stone and tile. Tomorrow he'll order the stone and pick up tile at Lowe's, it may take a couple of trips to get it all!
The contractor expects the power to be connected tomorrow or Wednesday.
Hard to believe it's been only 34 days since they poured the slab! WOW!
Thursday, April 15, 2010
Also, yesterday the mudding and the finishing of the drywall was completed in both the house and the shed - it now looks like the insides have stripes!
Mom comes home tomorrow! It's been fun 'guest blogging' - Sara
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
So, I came over to Mom and Pop's after a full day of work and class to find a very, very, very dusty Pop (and Daisy - she is worn out!) working hard in the driveway. He was working on a stone fireplace mantle for the new house since the inspectors nixed the wood one. What exactly does this entail? A 285 pound Colorado ledge stone (54 inches long just in case you were wondering), a strong saw, a rental drill from Home Depot, multiple tools pulled out from the garage, large bolts, cement glue, and a lot of rock dust. But it was well worth it since it will look wonderful against the stone wall surrounding the fireplace - I promise pictures of the mantle by tomorrow!
House news - first coat of mudding was completed on the drywall in both the house and the shed (apparently by 1:00 ... the quick pace continues).
Well ... that was probably the most bland Lonesome Duck entry in the history of Lonesome Duck! I will spice it up tomorrow - Sara
Monday, April 12, 2010
Also, the scratch coat was put up around the kitchen window on the outside of the house. Now it is ready for the stone!And to wrap this entry up - a complimentary picture of "the view" (love that blooming redbud!)Well, I hope this meets Lonesome Duck standards (hurry home Mom!) - Sara
Sunday, April 11, 2010
Thursday, April 8, 2010
04/08: Arches from the living room into the entryways to the bedrooms and front door. A nice surprise touch added by Eric the foreman of the framing crew who was also the architect who drew up the plans based off the 8.5 x 11 inch plans we found on the internet!
Don't they look great?
04/08: Sliding glass door from master bedroom to back porch! Looking forward to the future when you all can come join us and spend some time on that back porch!
And I almost forgot to mention...drywall was dropped off and put in each room readied for the drywallers to begin work tomorrow!