Keller Residence: January 2008 Prev: Dec 2007 back Next: Feb 2008 January 9 - The knotty pine wall covering matches the white pine flooring nicely.January 9 - The breezeway to the garage is having a handrail installed on it.January 10 - The ipe (pronounced e-pay) decks have been finished. They look very nice. The glare from the sun washes out the color a bit in this photo.January 10 - The kitchen now has beams on the ceiling. They will be finished with crackle paint to simulate the look of old beams. There is also a beam on the close wall that is out of the camera range.January 10 - The scaffold is gone from the Brays room. In the next few days, the mantle will be started. The A/V cabinet on the right has yellow masking tape around it.January 23 - A built-in in the mud room has a dog bed in the bottom, two drawers and boot storage bins in the top.January 23 - The back deck has a set of steps now. The treads are made of ipe like the deck.January 23 - The porches have railings and framing to hold screen. They will be painted soon.January 30 - The garage apartment has the floors finished. Blue masking tape is still on the baseboards. Paper is down to protect the floors.January 30 - The window seat is stained and finished. It is inside the mud room near the door to the garage.January 30 - The master bedroom is close to finished. Lamps are installed. The floor is finished.