Sunday, November 9, 2008

Done and To Do.

Things completed:
removal of cabinet hardware and doors
demolition of cabinets
trailer of wood to recycle center
demolition of lathe and plaster of walls
trailer of lathe to recycle center
first meetings with cabinet maker
demolition of first layer of flooring and subfloor particle board
trailer of plaster to dump
electrical plugs and switches installed or relocated
insulation of exterior walls
repair of window sills to make weather tight.
hanging of sheetrock over lathe and plaster ceiling
hanging of sheetrock on walls
taping and finishing of sheetrock (for the most part)

Things to do next:
build two soffits in main room of kitchen
provide final measurements and approvals to cabinet maker, get cabinet building going.
sheetrock, tape and finish soffits and do final details of plastering.
texture all sheetrock
paint all sheetrock with primer
paint ceiling.
remove last of old flooring
install new 1/4" plywood subfloor (varnished for temporary use as floor)

And all the rest:
cabinets, appliances, countertops, flooring, light fixtures.

The list is so long with all the details. It makes it seem as though we've just gotten started. I try to keep in mind I'm doing this part-time on weekends with plenty of delays due to current back problems.

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