Things are progressing along with Roo's renovation project house. 2 weeks until Camine and Leela come home - chief photographers! It still looks like a construction zone but things are ticking along well. The bathroom is functioning and the kitchen isn't far off. Started putting the new roof on today. 40 more days until Roo needs to go back to work in Nelson. The countdown is on!
Day 64: Installed shower base and plumbed shower wall. Removed old kitchen.
Day 65: Removed kitchen lining, messy job and grim living conditions. Macrocarpa beam between kitchen and lounge.
Day 66: Sea Kayak instruction work with Tai Poutini Polytech at Lake Brunner.
Day 67: Tidy up. Plumber finished running pipes for toilet and kitchen area. Swapped old hot water cylinder for firewood.
Day 68-69: First Aid instruction with Tai Poutini polytech.
Day 70: Gravel dropped off. Installed kitchen window. Friends helped move gravel to the porch area and on the path to the beach.
Day 71: Installed shower lining and GIB in the bathroom. Picked up bathroom vanity and dish drawer.
Day 72: Shower in and running, quality of living just went up. Fixed south kitchen wall. Fixed the kitchen floor. Laid plastic under kitchen, bathroom, and laundry.
Day 73: Rearranged kitchen. GIB in the laundry. Took old fire to tip. Picked up oven splashback.
Day 74: Vanity hooked up and working. Built frame for the bath. Kitchen prep for Gib. Picked up the oven.
Day 75: Roof arrived. Sanded rimu beam to be used as an island bar. Built the base for kitchen cabinets to sit on.
Day 76: Leveled kitchen base. Oiled kitchen bench. Laid out the kitchen.
Day 77: Line dining room with T&G ply. Prep wet entrance fro gib.