Category Archives: Stud Walls

A Week of Cabinets, Part 1

Base cabinets are installed along with a support for the counter over the dishwasher. Continue reading

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On to plumbing

Now that the electrical is all wrapped up, at least until it’s time to install the outlets, it’s time to move on to the plumbing. The big improvement we are adding to the plumbing is installing a vent to serve … Continue reading

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We passed our 2nd rough-in inspection!! Day 35..

I struggle with some challenges presented when fixing the wiring for our lights. But I overcome them and get a rough-in approval! Continue reading

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Plumbing woes

A floor joist is in the way of our plumbing and we ponder our alternatives. Continue reading

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Walls: DONE! Onto electrical and plumbing.

We finish up our stud walls (w00t!), update our plumbing plans with the township, took delivery of our dishwasher, and went shopping for most of the electrical stuff. Wow what a day! Continue reading

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Walls… Day 12

The wall building continues. We get our math on and discuss some of the finer points of building walls. In addition, we discover a problem with our plumbing plan. Continue reading

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Ordered cabinets… lots of measuring

We take a diversion trip to Ikea to order our cabinets and enjoy some Swedish meatballs. Our measuring tapes get quite a workout building walls for our kitchen and the house beats us up a little. Continue reading

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Sunday.. lots of shopping and truck rental.

We rent a truck, bring a bunch of building materials home, and drop big coin at the home improvement store. Continue reading

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