Thursday, February 10, 2011

This week we were able to finish off the stairs, frame a wall under the stairs, put up and tape off most of the Tyvek, re-frame the kitchen, block the kitchen, staircase, and bathrooms, and put the final touches to the interior rough framing.  The plumbers are expected to start rough plumbing the house today so its time for the class to migrate outside of our wonderful dry fit home to the sleet and rain once again.  Installing 4" of pink foam insulation to the outside of the home is our next major undertaking.

 Showcasing the home to local elected officials

Doing "the math"  for the staircase 

Using a framing square to outlay the stair stringer

Working on the laying out the second of three stair stringers

Cutting out the stair stringers

First stringer in with a 2x4 spacer for drywall

Shingles on the roof awaiting installation

Temporary staircase in

New open bar layout for the kitchen

Extra storage access under the stairs

Making the final touches to the rough framing

Putting up the last course of Tyvek to the eve

Insulation arrives!

Cutting out fiberglass insulation for the cantilevers