Since last post, our very busy chippies have settled in and made themselves at home.
Slab was finished on Friday 29th April, delivery of wood on 3rd May (found it very amusing that the wood had an invoice from Bunnings attached - ironic seeing that there is a PD rewards arrangement with Bowens! lol!) and framing commenced on the 4th May. Rob and i drove under the cover of darkness to see that the ground floor external walls were up on the Thursday. Wow, it was amazing to walk (or in Rob's case hop on his crutches!) through the beginnings of our home and it was great to see how everything will be proprotionately.
After going down to watch R's team play footy on Saturday (he is suffering from mega withdrawals!) we stopped by the block, in the hopes of walking through with my mum and nieces. We were pleasantly surprised to see our chippies working hard at it! Felt a bit funny doing the slow drive past and getting the stare back from the guys. Then we debated do we pull over and just watch or do we go and come back another time? So, like the stalkers that we are, we sat in the car for 15 minutes until we couldn't bear it any longer (i'm sure all new home builders have done this but it does feel AWKWARD!!! haha) By this time it was just after 3 so we thought we'll duck out and have a lazy late lunch up the road. When we got back about an hour later though the guys were still there! Awesome but damn it! i wanted to walk through my house!
|Our Ground Floor|
|From the front door down the guts of the house|
|Rob's man cave AKA Theatre Room. I swear he is going to plan a lil escape hatch in a corner so he can go from the workshop (AKA Man Land) pictured and the house.:P|
|Our windows are there too! This pic shows space from rear garage roller door to workshop|
|Our bedroom sliding doors? (in paperbark)|