Monday, September 5, 2011

day eight and nine -- framing!

The core has been framed!  On the left is the studio (it will have a barn-sliding door made of something translucent, like a poly-carbonate), then the bathroom, bedroom and pantry/laundry closets.  The kitchen will be in the open space on the end.  The lowered, concrete area on the right will be an open floor plan with living, dining and study areas.  There will be wood floors on all of it.

Outside the studio and looking up the platform towards what will be windows to the north (sheets of plywood are covering those openings now).  All of the windows on the right need to be replaced because they're not insulated -- the new ones will be about 18 inches longer, so we'll get morning sun and a view of the Green Mountains (!).

Looking back at the core from the other end of the barn.  The open space is the kitchen area.  The bump-out in the ceiling was put there by the previous owner, who used the barn as a workshop and wanted to put a car lift there;  we'll be framing out and dry walling the recess so that it's flush with the rest of the ceiling.  All the knotty pine in the barn will be covered up :)


  1. this is soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo exciting. sooooooooooooooooooo jealous that J & T get to see it in person :( :) XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOOXXOOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXO!!!!!!

  2. Mom, cooooome seeeeeee iiiiiiiiit!