Finally something safe
The stairway/loft handrail is completed, over the luxury vinyl plank hardwood-look glue-down flooring. Really impressed with the weight and quality of the vinyl flooring, which I wasn’t so sure about at first. Definitely very easy to clean and wear-and-tear resistant so far.
The loft handrails come together late one night as a few good men help drill and chisel out a couple hundred baluster holes. Handrails and 8×8″ posts are timber pieces cut from extras we had at the house.
Chip bolting together the beams on the front porch deck.
Cutting and notching some railing posts.
Neighbour and all-around good guy John slicing up some 2 1/2″ thick stair treads out of the fir timbers.
My Mom called us while we were in Africa, telling us that her and Dad had gone up to the house on a whim to see how things were progressing. When they opened the door the house was full of smoke, and orange embers were glowing in the kitchen ceiling. The insulation crew had knocked […]
Grandpa Old sanding smooth the stair treads used for the main floor staircase.
Ahoy down there!
The septic field is dug while I (Nik) try not to fall out of the big hole in the wall and close it in.
Day to night
Laying the deck boards down at all hours.