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Posted by Larry in Angel Fire, NM on 12/2/2018 10:17:19 AM

Another big task knocked out. Again, there are plenty of nail holes to fill, but two  thousand feet or so of baseboard is in.  We’ll get the last landings installed today. Four done and two to go.  We’ve been looking at plywood there for so long we almost got used to it, but it sure looks good in doug fir matching the stair treads.  Sandra will apply a coat of BonaTraffic to them today and a second coat tomorrow and in a week they’ll be at full hardness and ready for Christmas visitors.


And then it’s working on nail holes and punchlists. As mentioned in the last post, the lists seem to be small and manageable. So they should go by pretty quickly!

Sandra is on Facebook - something I’m not, but one thing it does is bring up pictures from previous years.  It did this the other day with pics from a year ago.  Wow! It really shows how unfinished the project was back then and how far we have come.  A year ago we had a raw interior other than drywall and paint, a drafty house with some heat, scaffolding set up in the living room, no finished ceiling, cabinets anything!  What a difference!

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Finished landing. So different than the next picture of the unfinished
An unfinished landing with the bullnose attached. Plywood with paint drips, stain drips and drywall mud. Not very pretty.
Scaffolding in the LR a year ago
Ceiling still raw
Pretty bare even in January
Today
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