Schuld Residence: July 2007 Prev: Jun 2007 back Next: Aug 2007 July 2 - The study floor is finished. Although it is difficult to see in this photo, the floor is oak with walnut pegs.July 2 - This is a view of the kitchen island from the hallway. The cabinet installers are not working this week.July 3 - This built in cabinet will have a utility sink installed in it in the next day or two. It is in the single car garage.July 3 - Window casing has already been pickled. It is being installed in the breakfast room.July 3 - The hallway now has crown molding around the top. The big box is an air conditioner return.July 3 - Wooden thresholds have been installed in the doorways. This one is between the entrance foyer subfloor (on the right) and the dining room (on the left with new flooring).July 3 - Tile is being laid on the back porch.July 3 - The tub surround is finished to match the back splash.July 3 - The shower surround tile matches the tub surround and back splash.July 5 - Tile on the back porch is still being installed. This will take another few days.July 6 - The arched doorway casings are being installed. This one is between the entrance foyer and living room.July 6 - This is from the kitchen through the hallway and butler's pantry to the dining room. The butler's pantry has arched openings on both sides.July 9 - The back porch tile is still being laid. The post in the middle is divided between the screened and unscreened parts of the porch. Most of the unscreened (close) porch has tile.July 9 - The master bedroom floor has walnut wood flooring. Even though it is not yet finished, it still has a nice sheen.July 10 - Some of the counter tops have arrived. This red one goes in the laundry room.July 10 - The back porch tile is nearly complete. The tiles are cut precisely to fit.July 10 - This is the view inside the front door. The archways are beautiful. The room straight ahead is the study. The doors have plastic on them.July 10 - These steps lead from the garage to the house. They are covered in plastic to protect them from paint when the garage is sprayed.July 11 - The service yards now have doors. They enclose the air conditioner units.July 11 - This cabinet is in the billiard room upstairs.July 11 - These cabinets are also in the billard room on the second floor.July 11 - Tile on the rear porch is complete except for the grout. The front porch tile is being laid today.July 13 - The vanities, tops and medicine cabinets are being installed in the bathrooms.July 13 - The side porch now has tile installed. All of the porch tile will be grouted soon.July 13 - The garage steps are now uncovered. They will not be painted. The elevator door is just off the photo to the left.July 13 - This is the front porch. It is now complete except for the grout.July 13 - This is the master suite with all of the cabinets removed. The floor is walnut.July 13 - This is another bathroom with a vanity, top and medicine cabinet.July 13 - This bathroom also has a large mirror installed.July 18 - The laundry room has a built in ironing board. When the board is closed, it automatically turns the iron off.July 20 - The long hallway will have a very nice design of wood and tile. Tile will go in the square openings you can see here.July 20 - The butler's pantry cabinets now have doors and tops.July 20 - The study book cases are being installed. The walls of the study will be finished with leather in red.July 23 - The porch tiles are grouted.July 23 - The study has cabinets and ceiling beams installed.July 23 - The hallway has the wooden border installed. Tile will go in the square openings.July 25 - The beams are up in the study. On the far wall, the top door casing is not installed yet.July 25 - The beams match the bookcase in the study. The walls will be painted red.July 25 - The front porch has the final half round trim installed.July 25 - The front entrance now has half round trim installed over the archway.July 30 - Cabinets and beams are finished in the study. The floor is not finished yet.July 30 - The dressing table and mirror are installed in the master suite.July 30 - The hallway has three arched openings on the left side: the butler's pantry; the entrance foyer; and the living room at the far end.July 30 - The ceiling beams are being installed in the billiard room. This one is a 6 x 10 inches western red cedar beam.July 31 - Ceiling beams are being installed. These are in the breakfast nook. They are western red cedar.