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Reconstruction / Transformation #2 — interior

Starting downstairs …

The wing walls between the  living and family rooms are now the same width. The framers extended the wall on the left on stud bay.
The wing walls between the living and family rooms are now the same width. The framers extended the wall on the left one stud bay.
Ron and the framers are beginning to cut away structure from the not-to-code stairs -- scheduled for removal next week, and replacement.
Ron and the framers are beginning to cut away structure from the not-to-code stairs — scheduled for removal next week, and replacement.
The wall between bedroom 1 and bath 2 was updated with new lumber by the framers two days ago -- but framed two feet forward of the proper location.
The wall between bedroom 1 and bath 2 was updated with new lumber by the framers two days ago — but framed two feet forward of the proper location.
About two hours later, the wall between bedroom 1 and bath 2 is reframed in the proper location.
About two hours later, the wall between bedroom 1 and bath 2 is reframed in the proper location.

Moving upstairs …

Upstairs, a small section of floor that was a closet is now removed over the stairs. This creates the head room we need to increase the linear run of the stairs into the extension that will added to the front entry -- the extra square footage that is needed to bring the stairs into compliance with code. Plus ... look at that enlarged front window with a treehouse view.
Upstairs, a small section of floor that was a closet is now removed over the stairs. This creates the head room we need to increase the linear run of the stairs into the extension that will added to the front entry — the extra square footage that is needed to bring the stairs into compliance with code. Plus … look at that enlarged front window with a treehouse view in what will be the loft.
Framing for larger windows in what will be the train room -- also known as bedroom 3.
Framing for larger windows in what will be the train room — also known as bedroom 3.
Steven's first look at the view carved by reframing for the new master bedroom windows. One of the best changes we are making to Emerald Hill -- a bedroom that floats in the trees.
Steven’s first look at the view carved by reframing for the new master bedroom windows. One of the best changes we are making to Emerald Hill — a bedroom that floats in the trees.
The framers raise the interior wall between what will be bath 3 and the utility/laundry room.
The framers raise the interior wall between what will be bath 3 and the utility/laundry room.

 

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