13 Indigo Trail N Residence: January 2015 Prev: Dec 2014 back Next: Feb 2015 January 2 - Most of the plywood is on now and the roof framing is about to begin.January 2 - The roof on this side of the house will be vaulted so it will be a bit more difficult than the other side.January 2 - The ridge and a few rafters are now in place.January 2 - The ridge and a few rafters are now in place.January 2 - A few more rafters are now in place and the guys are building the gable wall.January 5 - The roof over the right side is being built now.January 5 - The left side roof is built and ready for subfacia.January 5 - The ridge beams over the vaulted area are LVL's (laminated veneer lumber) so that the ridge will support the roof.January 5 - The rest of the rafters are laid out and ready to be installed.January 6 - The right side roof framing is finished now except for the subfacia.January 6 - The center roof section was started today and good progress was made.January 6 - The center section is framed in on the front side and the low front roof framing is started.January 7 - The rear gable is framed up and ready for plywood.January 7 - The gap in the center of the wall is where the chimney will go.January 7 - The roof is looking really good! There is a bit more to frame around the chimney but that will have to wait on the mason.January 7 - Most of the roof framing is done now and the barge rafters are in place.January 7 - The house is shaping up nicely!January 7 - Still subfacia and a couple of barge rafters to install before plywood.January 7 - Most of the sheathing is on one gable and the other is ready for sheathing now.January 8 - The front roof is all done now. It will be covered with Ice & Water seal soon.January 8 - The left side roof sheathing is complete.January 8 - Workers are installing the last few pieces of roof sheathing.January 8 - Both gables now have all of their plywood sheathing and the windows have been cut out.January 8 - The last few sheets of roof sheathing are being installed. The chimney hole will have to be cut out per the mason.January 9 - This is looking up at the center section of roofing. There is a wind beam at each pair of rafters.January 9 - The roof framing looks good. The right vaulted roof has a supporting ridge made of a 3.5in x 16in beam.January 9 - Another view of the roof from the bottom. The rafters were upsized and placed at 24in o.c. then covered with 3/4in plywood.January 9 - Garage wall framing started today.January 9 - Roof sheathing is finished on the right side of the house.January 9 - All of the plywood is finished on the back and the windows are cut out.January 9 - This is a view up into the sun porch ceiling. The vaulted area will have a high flat ceiling soon.January 9 - The inside gable above the front door is now framed in.January 12 - Most of the house roof is now covered in Ice & Water shield membrane. Inside framing is being done today due to rain.January 13 - The garage walls were framed today in spite of the constant light drizzle. We are waiting on floor trusses now in order to proceed.January 14 - The firebox for the fireplace and the first few offset were installed today.January 14 - Because the fireplace is inside of the house and the chimney will be on the outside there are offsets to slant the flue over where it needs to be.January 14 - The masons have their scaffold set up for the chimney. The guys consolidated the lumber and cleaned the yard today.January 14 - This is the ceiling of the laundry room. On top of this lower ceiling will be the HVAC unit.January 15 - The job sign is finally finished!January 15 - The masons are working inside today on the firebricks inside the firebox.January 15 - These blocks have been stacked up and filled with concrete to support the offset chimney.January 15 - The floor trusses are finished now and ready for subflooring.January 16 - Plywood is being installed on the second floor of the garage.January 16 - The far corner here is where the stairs will come up.January 19 - The garage roof framing began today.January 19 - Even though this is a gable roof it is still challenging to build.January 20 - The garage is coming along nicely even though we only have a skeleton crew now.January 20 - The gable walls are framed up now.January 20 - Good progress was made on the chimney today. These are the Isokern liner and they will be wrapped in brick.January 21 - We had a full crew again today and we made good progress on the garage.January 21 - Most of the wall sheathing is in place and the back shed roof is built.January 21 - The framers are working to cover the roof in anticipation of the rain Friday. This side got wet right after sheathing and had to dry first.January 21 - The brick around the chimney is coming along well. They are at the point where it starts to taper in to the flue.January 21 - The firebox is finished now complete with the fresh air intake vent.January 23 - On Thursday and Friday the roof got sheathed and covered before the rain started again. Work stopped at noon Friday due to rain.January 26 - The exterior trim guys started today and finished the fascia on the house. We are now ready for the roof to start.January 26 - Most of the roof on the garage was finished today and the fascia was started too.January 26 - Just a bit more wall plywood to put on and the exterior framing will be complete.January 26 - The chimney was bricked to the top today. The Bishop's arch chimney cap will be built in the next few days.January 26 - Now that the chimney is up the cricket can be built behind it and the waterproofing finished on the roof.January 26 - The back side with the fascia finished.January 26 - The house looks really nice with its fascia installed.January 27 - The garage roof and wall sheathing is finished now. The trim guys even got the fascia on today.January 27 - There is still some work to do on the inside but the outside is ready to cover as soon as we pass inspection.January 28 - The stairs and landing are now built. A door will be added for access under the stairs.January 28 - Here is an upstairs view from the stairs landing. There are a few more walls and some ceiling to install up here still.January 30 - The siding materials have arrived and will be installed starting next week.January 30 - The masons began digging out for the brick veneer today.January 30 - The garage is looking good and the framing is nearly complete now. The roof was covered today.