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Old 09-08-2013, 12:48 AM
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Some more pics to share. Plumbing is done except a few shutoffs to sinks and toilets. Need a water heater and Im good to go with plumbing. I am using all 1/4 turn ball valves, my hose spigot is an anti freeze/siphon type. Got my can lights in that are on separate dimmers for each side of the room. Getting 2 identical ceiling fans from my parents since they are replacing theirs with different style. The ones they have are Bahama breeze style ( blades look like palm leaves ) so they will accent nicely in the living room here.






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Well, I can say I can still tape and mud like a mofo !!!!! spent 6 hours today finishing the drywall and started taping and mudding... just have ceilings left



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Good tape job, Dood!
That's just the beginning....4" knife and tape, next is the 6" knife and more mud then the 12" knife to make the final coat. I wish it was as simple as a single coat of mud with tape....nope...lol

Also all the screw heads need another coat as they sink in when they dry and leave a dimple as well. I an pretty good with mudding with very minimal sanding, usually get away with a wet sponge instead of sanding so theres little to no dust.

Still debating colors, I think I want to stay with earth tones ( Brown, Tan, Red ? )
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Red? I'm not feeling the red in an enclosed room like that. Even as a trim.
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Red? I'm not feeling the red in an enclosed room like that. Even as a trim.
Kitchen is 13x19, living room is 15.6x33.6....lol
anyways, I finished at 11pm with second coat on walls and 1st coat/tape on ceilings....my back is hating me right now.... pain meds look like candy tonight...lol






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So it's not a small space. Maybe some red could fit in. 1 more coat on the walls... yeah, but 2 more on the hard part. Take some pills and relax. It'll still be there tomorrow. Feel better my friend.
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Just went through all 11 pages. Such an awesome job that is coming along great. Keep up the hard work, it will look amazing.
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Rented the jack Saturday just before HD closed so jack wasn't due back before Monday am...started sunday morning at 5am and spent 14 hours drywalling the 3 bedrooms on the second level, not finished yet but close, got the big stuff done, little stuff can be done off a ladder.




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