February 23rd, 2010

New Sink

Our new kitchen sink went in today. Read the rest of this entry »

February 22nd, 2010

Fifteen Tons

Today the last bit of siding was hung, and this weekend Katherine, Katherine’s parents and I hauled a large pile of rocks into gabion baskets to make a garden retaining wall. Read the rest of this entry »

February 17th, 2010

Patio and Deck

It was a beautiful day today which facilitated a lot of progress on the outside of the house. Work was being done on the inside as well, but it involved sanding and finishing floors so I didn’t actually get much of a chance to go in to check it out. Read the rest of this entry »

February 15th, 2010

Countertop!

Just a quick update, our kitchen countertop was delivered and installed this morning bringing us really just days from a working kitchen. Read the rest of this entry »

February 13th, 2010

Worms & Sprouts

Spring seems to be arriving early in Portland, which means that we will be arriving to Harpoon House just in time to plant our vegetable garden. Read the rest of this entry »

February 11th, 2010

Entry Landscaping

This week our entry steps and patio are being built. Concrete was poured two days ago, and tomorrow they will start putting in pervious pavers in the patio and basement entry. Read the rest of this entry »

February 9th, 2010

Floors, Cabinets, and Landscaping

Today Bren finished up adjustments to our cabinets which are now totally done and in place. Read the rest of this entry »

February 4th, 2010

Floors and an Open Studio

Flooring finally started getting installed today after a bunch of delays from the drywall issues and then recently, too much moisture in the subfloor. Read the rest of this entry »

February 1st, 2010

Paint

The last few days saw a lot of paint happening at the house. On Thursday the painters came in to mask off everything then primer the walls, then they came back on Friday to paint the finished layer on. While this was happening on the inside, siding continued to go up on the outside. Read the rest of this entry »

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