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Posted by Larry in Nashville, TN on 8/1/2015

Ordered baseboard, crown molding, and 1x4 and 1x6, for door and window casing. Over 2,000' total. I rechecked my numbers several times, especially on the 1x4s which comprised 1,000' by themselves. They all come out the same. Each interior door uses four 16-foot boards to build up the trim on both sides and then I have the inside of the exterior doors and all of the windows which use two sticks each. As the fellows were unloading it, I made a comment it seemed like too much, but the old fellow said no, it looks about right - most people under order and have to get more. We'll see how close I am when finished.


Meanwhile, Todd and Cass have been continuing with the hardwood on their own. Just have the dining room and lower bedroom to get done and then move upstairs. They are really doing a nice job on it.

The custom 7' vanity arrived yesterday as well. We had to muscle it up the stairwell after we removed the banister.. Actually went far easier than any of us thought for a 250-lb big item and the stairs making a U-turn. The placement of the shelves on either side is going to be a bit of an issue, though as they line up directly with the plumbing out of the wall. I wish the guy had called and asked for the dimensions on that. But we'll make it work.

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Stacks of 16' trim boards
Spray painting the trim before putting up



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