Tag Archives: addition

in hand

Where have I been? Most days are filled with a general scrambling-like feeling.  Besides managing the details of our project, I’m managing details on two other intense construction projects (both nearing completion, which is when it begins to feel like … Continue reading

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cavity cleaning

Well that was basically the worst task I’ve performed so far in the making of this addition.  Preparing for the insulation crew coming tomorrow by vacuuming the cavities at the exterior wall, so that they don’t trap a lot of … Continue reading

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outside the box

I’ve spent so much time inside the addition, that I forgot to step back and look at the outside.  At how it relates to the old house, and to the streetscape and context.  These things are very important, especially in … Continue reading

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web of creation

Over the last several days, there has been a lot of noise in the yard, hammering and sawing.  The framing crew itself, however, is quiet.  No music, resting quietly after lunch in the shade.  I’m enjoying the sounds of progress, … Continue reading

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leaving our mark

I was surprised at how nervous I was when the foundation crew poured the concrete.  The commitment to the whole process seemed overwhelming.  What if it’s not right?  First, they drilled out the holes, scarring the earth in our back … Continue reading

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