Moving On...

Jan and Don Darr are building a new home about 5 miles further west of their current house. The plan has been approved and many of the fixtures have been specified prior to them getting busy with work again. This page will show the progress as their new home raises from the Virginia soil !

Early August 2006

Sold Lot
The new lot and proud owners.
Cleared Lot
Cleared lot, ready for construction.
Don and Dirt
8/13 - driveway roughed in.
Jan and footers
9/15 - Jan and the new footers.
Footers
9/15 - footers poured. Can you infer the floor plan from this ?

October 2006

Jan and Foundation
10/6 - Finially something coming out of the ground !
house foundation
10/7 - The foundation
start of framing
10/13 - Floor framing started
framing detail
10/13 - Detail of composite lumber floor joists
Oct 16 More framing
10/16 - More framing going up
Oct 18 Don checks out
10/18 - Don looks good behind bars !
10 20 Framing
10/20 - Second floor goes up
10 29 2nd floor
10/29 - View from second floor

November 2006

Nov 1 framing front
11/1 - Taking shape
Nov 11 from side
11/11 - Roof joists going up
Nov 11 house from street
11/11 - Looks nice through the trees
Nov 14 progress
11/14 - With a roof, the house is starting to look like one
Nov 16 front foor in garage
11/16 - New front door (in garage)
Nov 23 Family room windows
11/20 - Family room windows
Nov 30 main stairs
11/30 - Main stairs
Nov 30 Master bath
11/300 - Master bath

December 2006

Dec 17 chimney scaffolds
12/17 - Chimney scaffolding
Dec 25 Jan and prep sink
12/25 - Jan and prep sink area (Xmass gift)
Dec 29 Jan and second floor
12/28 - Jan and Dave on 2nd floor

January 2007

Jan 6 House from distance
1/6 - The House from distance
Jan 13 Begin Siding
1/13 - Begining Siding
Jan 13 Fireplace
1/13 - Main Fireplace
Jan 15 Stone going up
1/15 - Stone going up
Jan 16 maze of tools
1/16 - A maze of tools
Jan 16 siding
1/16 - Siding progressing
Jan 20 Moose from Blue Lake
1/20 - The Moose departs from Blue Lake Drive
Jan 20 moose moving
1/20 - Moose moving party !
Jan 25 evening sun
1/25 - Evening sun relects off the completed siding on the rear of the house
Jan 25 front of house
1/25 - Front of house

Febuary 2007

Feb 7 roof going up
2/7 - Roof going on