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Posted by Larry in Nashville, TN on 1/25/2015 7:04:26 PM

Never did get hold of the inspector.  Maybe out sick? No matter.  Plenty of other stuff to take care of.  Todd and I spent the weekend furring the rest of the downstairs ceilings.  All day Saturday was the living room.  Can't believe it took that long, but we had about a 22' run and we were using 8' strips.  A lot of cutting. We still have half the room to level properly, and will do that tomorrow afternoon. But today we did den which we knew we had a lot of work to get flat as that is the one where we had to insert LVLs to straighten out the horrific sag.  Was a much smaller room though and we got it furred and leveled really nicely.  The back bedroom had two joists that needed a bit of trimming.  The rest were fine, so I ran a planer to skim off what I needed and we got away without furring.  Marked locations for can lights so Todd and Cassidy can set and run wire to while I'm gone later this week.  Did some general cleanup, took all the scrap to the house next door where they burn it in their fire pit, and called it a day.


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Todd notching a joist to get a flatter fit across the furring strip. There were a lot of notches in the den.
Grainy as low light but the living room furring.



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