On very short notice, Ken was notified that he needed to travel to Tokyo Japan for business. That was a Thursday. In order to be in Tokyo in time for the meetings it meant leaving for Japan the coming Saturday morning. Problem: Sharon’s birthday was coming up on Feb 6. Solution: Take Sharon along! After […]
Photos from May have been uploaded! A few from June too. Work is going very well. The granite counters have been installed and the floors are being finished right now.
Construction and installation of the kitchen and bathroom cabinets is underway. A few photos are in the Photo Gallery. It’s a little challenging since I don’t have my shop totally unpacked but I’ve sorted through the many boxes of tools to locate what I need and have setup a temporary shop in a corner of […]
I’ve had a few questions on what ‘cut nails’ are from people that have looked at the photo gallery. Cut nails are a style of nail that was used from approximately 1790 to 1900. There’s a short history available here and a longer article here.
The contractor started the interior painting. So far only the upstairs has been done (as of Sat Apr 9.) Flooring downstairs in the kitchen and family room is also underway.
Our house looks like a house! There’s paint on the outside and drywall up on the interior. The road in front is a mess, but at least it’s dry! A set of pictures have been uploaded that I just took this morning.