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April 1 - The master closet is lined with cedar. It will have wire shelves and rods for storage. The cabin beams are visible at the top of the photo.
April 1 - The granite backsplash and window sill were cut out so the kitchen faucet would mount nicely. Permanent power inspection was passed yesterday.
April 2 - The railings are being stained to match the columns and beams. On the right side, the handrail has been temporarily removed for staining. Protective boards are still on the steps.
April 2 - The refrigerator, dishwasher and washer are installed. Tomorrow morning, gas will be hooked up to the range and water heater. Friday morning, the dryer vent and range vents will be connected.
April 3 - The house now has permanent power. Notice the porch lights. It is early morning so it looks dark outside.
April 3 - The stairs are uncovered to stain the risers (vertical boards). They match the cabin stain nicely. The floor still has protective paper on it.
April 3 - The stairs and rails are stained and look very nice. There is still some protective wood and paper on the upper steps.
April 8 - The cabin is getting three sets of wooden stairs. This set is just outside the mud room door. It will be stained to match the exterior.
April 9 - More porch steps are being built. This one is on the east side near the chimney.
April 14 - The porch deck is now stained. It is lighter than the house stain.
April 14 - A third set of wooden steps has been built. Each side of the porch has steps now.
April 14 - If you look closely, you can see where the stove hood vent pipe is covered with wood.
April 16 - The mantle is finished. It will be stained to match the walls.
April 17 - The under stair cubbies are now in place. Today, they will be trimmed out.
April 17 - Both sides of the stairs have cubbies. They are about 12 inches deep.
April 21 - Screen doors are being installed at each exterior door location.
April 23 - A cabinet has been built for over the washer and dryer. It will be stained to match the walls today.
April 23 - The under stair cubbies now have trim. They will painted in the next day or so.
April 24 - Door hardware has arrived and been installed. This is the front door handle and lock.
April 24 - The under stair cubbies are now painted. There is a set on each side of the stairs.
April 24 - The mantle stain matches the log wall.
April 24 - With stain, the cabinets in the laundry room blend in nicely.
April 24 - The house has levers for handles inside the house. The hardware is painted black.