Step 75 - The Guest Bedroom, Bathroom and Closet
Ceiling and Walls
We have a lot to do before we can plaster the guest
bedroom. First, Clada cleaned
the ceiling, then she caulked all of the seams and
openings, and finally applied a second primer coat.
up the edges since he is a better painter than
Chip wondered how Clada got paint on the
back of her legs during ceiling work.
Clada finishes up the
last of the second prime coat.
start on walls!
We ordered lumber from a local lumber company, which we
washed in a bleach solution.
Chip constructed the bathroom
partition first. We wanted to install pocket doors
which made it more complicated.
installed the wall that leads into the closet, which also
has a pocket door.
Then Chip continued the walls up to the ceiling, which was
challenging since he had to work with the exposed
Scaffolding is critical to work on our house!
Chip did most of
the work himself, with Clada's help only needed now and
Chip bought a cheap door to test all of the door slide
hardware, so he was confident it worked well before we
Chip installed a shower partition and Art roughed in the
Here are some
photos of the rough-in plumbing.
There is no such thing as too many pictures of rough-in
electrical and plumbing when you're nailing into a wall.
Chip has started installing the durock on
the shower walls, which will be tiled.
time to properly size and cut the holes in the
This is the guest bedroom
Chip spends lots of time adjusting the
Chip is making slow, steady progress
on the walls.
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