Notes, 18 Dec. 2015

Early start to walk the house with Ron Dahlke from Ranserve, prepping for the week ahead and closing out this week.

Above, with temps in the high 30s, Ernesto works in short sleeves, building out the forms for the walk along the side of the house to the kitchen door, then turning 90 degrees to pace out to the driveway. Concrete for these pads is scheduled for the week of 28 December.

Ron and Steven inventoried the bathroom and kitchen fixtures. Master bath at 6, mudroom bath at 3, Jadin's bath and bath 3 at  12, and kitchen at 9.
Ron and Steven inventoried the bathroom and kitchen fixtures. Master bath at 6, mudroom bath at 3, Jadin’s bath and bath 3 at 12, and kitchen at 9.
Ron and Steven tested alternate-sized strike plates. The deep casing around each door means we need extended strike plates -- otherwise the latch will wear against the wood.
Ron and Steven tested alternate-sized strike plates. The deep casing around each door means we need extended strike plates — otherwise the latch will wear against the wood. This is an example of how small decisions cascade — the deeper casing triggers more thought.
Central Texas Custom Cabinets delivered more shelves and doors for the kitchen cabinets -- and Bassam is back to continue installation -- now that the painters have taken down the protective plastic sheeting.
Central Texas Custom Cabinets delivered more shelves and doors for the kitchen cabinets — and Bassam is back to continue installation — now that the painters have taken down the protective plastic sheeting.
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