OUR NEW HOUSE

One day of construction at a time

Old wood

Old wood

When we tore down the old house, we saved quite a bit of wood.  Stuff like exposed beams, structural beams, and even wall studs and floor joists, all redwood.  Much of it is old growth, tight grain, clear heart redwood. We also got quite a few old redwood fence and shed boards, which we areRead more about Old wood[…]

Lots of design

Lots of design

Design seems to be the bottleneck for most things right now specification of the exterior siding details selection of bathroom fixtures specification and placement of exterior lighting placement of interior lighting (the cans) We’ve made a lot of progress over the last week, including Exterior siding The first thing to go on will be theRead more about Lots of design[…]

Moving day

Moving day

Living in the old house, when it is so close to the new house, has always been a gamble.  We were betting that the cost of renting another house was more than it was costing us for the old house to be somewhat in the way of the new construction. As construction marches forward, theRead more about Moving day[…]