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Back Porch steps

back porch steps to cabin

simple steps for beach cabin

cabin back porch

Easy steps six feet wide, with three 2 x 4 on each step. 12 inch concrete pads landing.

After living in the cabin for three months I found that the area for the back porch gets very very little sun.  Thus no large $$$…just nice steps.   2015-06-18 09.07.11


Dry pond 2015 water shortage

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dry pond as you approach from the path

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Animal tracks, beaver, dog, bird and more

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Blue Heron tracks

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Green grass and very moist soil

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More blue heron tracks

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Window sills complete

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Window sill complete with one coat of varish

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Window sill complete with one coat of varish

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View from the back window


Additions to Drainfield and first window sill

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Deer on the drain field

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Sill at kitchen sink area, pine.

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Notice the nice fit! Tight with very little gap. Pine board will need sanding, stain and gloss finish

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Notice the nice fit!

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St Francis, found object refurbished and enhanced for garden area.

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Drain field corners, added these found rope and created a driftwood pier look.

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Drain field corners, added these found rope and created a driftwood pier look.


Update for June First 2015

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Kitchen Taking Shape

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First paint on the floors

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standing on the ready…just six feet of counter space, sink in the middle

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Nice fit with the range and refrig

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Fourth of July 2014 Update

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Mother deer and baby playing on the drain field

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new bathroom vanity

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new and ready for use

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lighting in the general living room area

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fan in bedroom

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living room area lights

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kitchen lights

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Last Weekend In June 2014

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Selfie at the beach

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Beach Grass on the path to the waters edge

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Path from Connor Creek to the ocean

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Connor Creek

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Bridge across Connor Creek

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Drywall Complete – Final images

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Drywall Update – Textured and ready for Primer

Drywall Update –

Texture drying  in kitchen area

Texture drying in kitchen area

Texture drying  at front door

Texture drying at front door

Texture drying  in storage area in bathroom

Texture drying in storage area in bathroom

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Texture drying  on space above shower

Texture drying on space above shower

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storage in bedroom

storage in bedroom

Utility room

Utility room

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Texture drying

Texture drying

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Drywall Update for Monday the 16th

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Drywall Update for Friday

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Drywall Up and Ready for Inspection

Mess outside front door

Mess outside front door

Looking at Pantry in Kitchen area

Looking at Pantry in Kitchen area

Looking at space in kitchen

Looking at space in kitchen

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Looking towards bedroom area

Looking towards bedroom area

two closet spaces in bedroom

two closet spaces in bedroom

above closet space

above closet space

space / storage in bathroom

space / storage in bathroom

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Ready For Drywall – May 2014

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Francelle cleaning the cabin floor..getting ready for the drywall contractor

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Drywall begins June 2nd

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Great weekend..afternoon sun, very lazy day at Copalis Beach

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Conner Creek looking very nice on a Saturday, no rain, clear skys

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Bald Eagle Visiting

bald eagle in front yard CLOSE UP


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March 2013

MARCH 2013


Gallery

February 2013 Beach Visit


Gallery

January 2013 at the Beach Cabin


Electrical installation complete

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Over a period of three rainy and puddle filled days Buck Electric of Ocean Shores installed the rough in electric for the small house.


Rough in Plumbing Complete

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With Gordon’s expert advice, guidance and experience, I was able to “complete” the rough in plumbing. My Readers Digest How-to-do-it Plumbing Guide was just not enough. 

 Shower is 36″ x 36″, stacked laundry area in the mechanical room, and the bathroom will have plenty of storage overhead. First rain today tested my roofing job and the gutter system. 

Proud to report all are working fine, no leaks! Next up : rough in electric. . .


Cedar Siding Complete

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Cedar Siding Progress

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Joe continues to make progress on the cedar siding.  He added a nice T & G covering over  the porch, which added a very “cabin” feeling to the entry.  Today he will begin on the front wall.  Septic tank and drain field were covered yesterday.  We are moving along…maybe Francelle and Iwill be able to celebrate Christmas at the beach cabin.  Maybe !


Siding – One wall complete

I have hired Joe to start on the cedar siding on the  North side of the beach cabin.  Here is two days worth of his hard work.  A masters work! Thanks Joe.


Windows and Doors Installed

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