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Kitchen update!

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Scott passed his electrical inspection with flying colors, which means we have moved on to insulation. Tomorrow will be sheet rock day, then floor and paint, then next Monday … cabinets!  It has been interesting “camping out” in our own house. We have the studio kitchen downstairs so the only thing we are really missing is our living room. I don’t know whether it was the dust or a seasonal thing but I was sick all last week but thankfully back to normal today. I’ll put up pictures of drywall tomorrow!

Kitchen update: Wednesday

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The floor underlayment is in, ceiling drywall is in, plumbing is roughed in and has passed inspection. Scott’s cigar lounge is full of cabinets and the living room is stuffed with everything that belongs in the kitchen. The job is going quickly and I think we are good as long as Scott has his lounge back by the time the rain starts. Continue reading Kitchen update: Wednesday

As promised… the kitchen remodel

Well, right in the middle of losing and finding Gracie and simultaneously exhibiting Chinook at the Wooden Boat Festival, we began the kitchen project. It is the last room in the house to tackle and we put it off for a very long time.    I love the way we always learn more about the house and find things in the walls. When we remodeled the bathroom we found a 1944 newspaper and this time we found more newspaper, a few bottles, marbles, stamp pads, and some fossilized mouse poop. I assume it is litter but keep wondering if builders placed stuff into walls before closing them up on purpose like a time capsule, or like putting your initials and the date into freshly poured concrete. Else how do things like the marbles get in there, did a builder bring his kids along one day and they lost a couple? Continue reading As promised… the kitchen remodel