Archive for December, 2014

Sonya on the job …

Our daughter came for a visit earlier this month.  While here, she offered to hold a level for Kim as he began the Master Bath stud wall installation.



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In the process of being finished.  Love the depth!  Also, they are built out of wood from our woods!


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Our first attempt at applying stucco to concrete block taught us a lot; a masonry trowel is not enough.  I don’t mind rustic, but this was more than I desired.  Answer:  darby and float!  Check out the 2nd floor fireplace finish.
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Kim researched, built and installed a battery backup system for a continual power supply so that the circulation of the fireplace radiant heat would continue in the event of an electrical outage.IMG_0741 IMG_0742

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Some views of the 2nd floor fireplace as stucco is being applied. Learned lots (need more tools) after a rougher first coat on he 1st floor fireplace.



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Initial Fish Scale trim idea changed (happily) to cedar shakes to trim the north window.  Eventually, this process will be used to complete the southern noncordwood peak.



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The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,400 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 40 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

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