Cabinet and trim work is progressing nicely at the house. We’ve gotten to know the craftsman who is working on the stairs and we are in awe of his skill.
We mentioned him to the project manager, who smiled, shook his head and said, “Yeah, he is really good—a little slower than I’d like, but I agree with you.”
Here he is shaping the last piece of balcony floor trim:
Here’s a glimpse of the upstairs railing:
A few of the cabinets have been trimmed:
In the living area off the kitchen, ceiling beams were installed, but not the style or wood choice we specified, so Friday morning between 7:00 and 8:00 was spent forwarding CYA emails, photos and comments to the project manager. (Thank goodness the office is close.)
This error does have a silver lining in that we’re now wondering if we even want beams in that space at all. What’s one more decision, right?
The kitchen islands were nudged into place. This photo was taken looking toward the refrigerator wall:
This photo was taken looking toward the oven wall:
Brick installation continued on the garage
and the back of the house.
The pavilion fireplace area is also taking on its personality