Carrying on with Cabinetry
The bathroom cabinet is also complete, and I'll try to grab a quick shot of it this weekend, along with some drywall and plaster status photos.
Two interesting straw bale-related things need to happen: we need to dig a whole in the north wall to install the out-vent for the range hood, and we need a whole in the east wall to install the outdoor tap. We'll line the holes w. PVC pipe to protect the straw in the event of a leak or condensation.
Dave has been going solo on the plaster application for a few weeks now. His work is perfection, as always. I'm hoping to get my hands back into the plaster this weekend alongside him. My plaster work is quick and dirty, but definitely not perfect like Dave's (aka Bruce Stonehouse Jr. :-) Dave's Dad, Bruce, is also a perfectionist worker, which you can see clearly in his oil painting and sculpture works).
Alas, we're still waiting for the fireplace, solar panel boiler and plumbing installations to be completed. Most of the drywall work is done - save the inside of the newly-added upstairs bathroom (which cannot be completed until the plumbing is in). Might be time to become a squeaky wheel again.
A special Happy Birthday to Dad Stonehouse! We'll raise a glass to you this week!