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Building a house for the first time!  

Here are some photo thumbnails of the house that was being built.  They broke ground on August 10, 2002, and the house was completed in late November, 2002.  

To see any other pictures I've supplied from a particular date, click on the underlined date.  To see a larger version of the displayed picture, click on it.

July 15:  
07-15 Flat Lot.jpg (45493 bytes)
Flat lot - picture taken looking West. 
August 12:  
Day1 - View to the South.jpg (40736 bytes)
The ground is broken, the hole is cleared. 
August 13:  
08-13 Foundation Sunset.jpg (31701 bytes)
Foundation footings are poured. 
August 14:  
08-14 Forms1.jpg (43476 bytes)
The forms go up at least part way. 
August 15: 
PouredForms.jpg (47854 bytes)
Forms are filled with concrete. 
August 16: 
08-16 Forms Gone.jpg (39585 bytes)
Forms are removed. 
August 19: 
08-19 Sealant & Gravel.jpg (48248 bytes)

Sealant, and gravel around the outside 
August 20: 
08-20 Sealed with Pipe inside.jpg (40687 bytes)

Sealant, plastic, and new piping inside
August 26: 
08-26 Filling Garage.jpg (40415 bytes)

Backfilling garage
August 27: 
08-27 Looking in.jpg (44593 bytes)

Concrete trails - piping covered? (raining) 
August 28: 
08-28-02 Initial Piping.jpg (46542 bytes)
Piping just sitting around inside (raining)
August 29: 
08-29 Piping placed & approved.jpg (44729 bytes)

Piping installed and approved 
August 30: 
08-30 NE Corner Piping.jpg (44208 bytes)

NE corner - any changes? Not sure.
September 4: 
09-04 Flattened Basement.jpg (35737 bytes)

Flattened basement & filled in 
September 5: 
09-05 Poured Garage & Basement.jpg (37272 bytes)
Poured basement and garage 
September 9: 
09-09 Wood Delivered.jpg (37062 bytes)
Lumber delivered 
September 13: 
09-13 Design Center Samples.jpg (42448 bytes)
Design Center samples (kitchen & hall bath) 
September 16: 
09-16 Back of Basement.jpg (36249 bytes)
Basement: 3 windows and a sliding door 
September 16: 
9-16_Stitch.jpg (41916 bytes)

Stitched Photo
September 17: 
09-17 Putting in the Sub-Floor.jpg (49185 bytes)
Basement: Putting in sub-flooring 
September 18:
09-18 Inside Basement.jpg (40693 bytes)
Basement:  Inside
September 19: 
9-19 Back View.jpg (63424 bytes)

Back of house
September 19:
9-19_Stitch.jpg (84824 bytes)

Stitched Photo
September 20: 
9-20 Lots of Lumber.jpg (54960 bytes)
Looking from SW corner to NE corner inside
September 23: 
9-23 Back of House.jpg (57462 bytes)
Back of house
September 24: 
9-24 West View - Mt Evans in Middle.jpg (33430 bytes)
View from bedroom - Mt. Evans in the distance in the middle 
September 26: 
9-26 Front of House.jpg (39511 bytes)
Front of house
September 27: 
9-27 Siding & 2 Windows.jpg (44068 bytes)
Siding and first two windows installed
October 1: 
10-1_LoadingRoof.jpg (37379 bytes)

Loading roofing material
October 3: 
10-3_roofUnderstuf.jpg (35259 bytes)

Roofing and last window installed
October 5: 
10-5_Fireplace.jpg (45694 bytes)

Fireplace now framed
October 11: 
10-11 Front of House.jpg (45689 bytes)
Front of house
October 13: 
10-13 Back of House.jpg (45104 bytes)

Back of house
October 18: 
10-18 Front of House.jpg (38042 bytes)
Front of house
October 20: 
10-20 N Side.jpg (42791 bytes)
North side
October 24:
10-24 Inside garage.jpg (55682 bytes)
Inside garage
October 25: 
10-25 Ent Center Insulated.jpg (42548 bytes)
Entertainment center (compare to Oct 5)
October 26: 
10-26 Ceiling Drywall.jpg (39504 bytes)
Dining room from door to garage 
October 28:  
10-28 Master Bath.jpg (30515 bytes)
Master bath dry walled (wet-walled?) 
October 29: 
10-29 Ent Center.jpg (30211 bytes)
Entertainment center (compare to Oct 25)
October 30: 
10-30 Hall leading out.jpg (24901 bytes)
Looking down hall toward front door 
New pictures to be added soon- site was just rebuilt with October 2002 backup data.  

Variance from the plan:
bullet Extra window in basement
bullet Study option with open top for decorative glass
bullet Nook bay window
bullet Extended deck and patio
bullet Walk-out basement
bullet Deck stairs go away from house
bullet Door between dining and kitchen replaced with more cabinets and counter space
bullet Door into yard from garage
bullet Fireplace
bullet Rough-in plumbing for basement
bullet Fan pre-wire in 5 rooms
bullet A/C pre-wire
bullet Hot tub pre-wire
bullet Outlets in eaves

 

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Ebony model floor plan
^Mostly West^

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Updated April 14, 2007 10:07 GMT