Monday, July 20, 2009

Yonderosa 'Outpost' update

Another Side mostly done.
Loft Floor / Porch Lid insulated


T&G Pine Porch Lid

Interior Loft Soffit

A look into the Loft

Adding a window

Window framed in and installed

Wall insulated and backsheeted for finish and trim backing

Unfortunately building remote limits your choices as to what materials are available. I did not plan to use this insulation but it was my only viable choice given my time and delivery options.
The Vaulted Main Floor area gives a spacious feel and affords many finish possibilities. We will likely use Pine T&G on the Lid and some Local Doug Fir for Wainscot, Panels, Base, Case, etc.


Exterior View of the new Window

Color Scheme
I also brought the first of the Cabinets over. There is a long way yet to go. We are pleased with how it is coming along.

7 comments:

  1. It is so lovely. Your blog is very nice. The images are very beautiful. God is Great. Best wishes.

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  2. i love your cabin! and i love your blogs! i can't wait to catch up on all of the archives!

    God bless my friend!

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  3. wow - that is a beautiful big-little getaway - you have done so much with the space!!

    i am glad to have found you - there is some inspiration here for my future life - i will be back - thanks so much!

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  4. A wonderful place I will add. One of the things that puzzles me somewhat is how one could make a living in such an area. As a rule the more picturesque an area is the more difficult it is to have a source of income.

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  5. The permanent residents are self reliant folk - food, energy, transportation, housing, etc are some of the ways they economize. Property taxes are low and that is reflected in the (lack of) services provided by the government - that lack of involvement and interference is the reason most are attracted to the area. The lifestyle isn't for everyone but independent types seem to thrive in these places.

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  6. John, based on your blog I'd guess you would do very well in a remote area.

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  7. I really love the colors on this one.

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