Photosyth of the back yard

•December 21, 2008 • Leave a Comment

I completed a photosyth of the back yard today.
I took nearly 300 photos while moving 360 degrees 3 times.
The upload and synth process was quite easy, but the stitching took the better part of the day to complete.

Stairs finish part I

•December 12, 2008 • Leave a Comment

Since our move-in date in late August we’ve been using our fir staircase with temporary ballisters and no finish material on the wood.
This week the finishing crew came in and sanded the fir, removed the temporary ballisters and applied sanding sealer.

This is step one of four till we get a completed, finished stair case.


The new “grill” sections are being finished seperately in the finish crew’s shop and they will be installed at a later date.

Long time no update

•October 30, 2008 • Leave a Comment

Alot has been happening as we settle into our new home.

Just this week we got the lower part of our driveway paved.

The crew is still coming in often to fix small trim issues here and there, so we have yet to completely unpack.

All systems are working well. More photos coming soon.

Fridge, Fence and Furniture

•September 6, 2008 • 1 Comment

Its been a week of F’s.

Our Bosch fridge arrived (was on backorder). Apparently people don’t buy black appliances anymore.

Our fence was completed. 90 posts, 520 feet of fencing, 5 gates.

Furniture was delivered. My mom was nice enough to assist us with some new furniture. A sectional couch for the great room and a couch/futon for the den.

All in all we are getting settled in nicely, but there is still a significant laundry list of small things that need to be completed. Namely the stair rails, master shower glass sourround and pantry shelving.

Occupancy Permit Issued!

•August 22, 2008 • Leave a Comment

We are now officially allowed to occupy our home.

I can’t find my camera to take photos, but things look great. There is still a solid week’s worth of touch up and small things, but the big push really paid off.


Stairs, mouldings and final plumbing

•August 13, 2008 • Leave a Comment

We are seeing a bit more delays on the house. We are moving our stuff this weekend, but we can not move in till some time next week. Oh well.

The stairs are in progress, but there is a ton of routing and planing to get the wood just right.

Tile backsplash, hearth, more stairs and lawn

•August 10, 2008 • Leave a Comment

The tilers were in yesterday to put in the kitchen backsplash glass tiles and the fireplace hearth. I also nabbed some additional photos of the stairs and the lawn, which is growing strong now.