A temporary fence in accordance to safety standards to prepare for the third floor cement pouring.
Preparing the footings for the third floor.
The wonders of this tying system for wires over the rebars makes the job ten times faster.
A Gaggenau Class was in order today- we needed some convincing that their Steam Oven with Sous Vide function was a tool to be had come breakfast time when the Francis House opens. Cooked salmon two ways: roasted and by sous vide. Of course the sous vide was a sky rocketing win! Lunch and learn…
A piece of Peyton Place (the hit TV series in the late 50s) is now being restored and polished to be part of the living room at the Francis House. The fireplace mantel belonged to the home and estate of Mrs Jean Hardinson Owings, widow of Zebulon P. Owings. The residence address is 70 Fremont…
It has been raining in Calistoga (sad, but we do need the rain) so work has stalled. But here are this week’s photos: below, showing the back opening with the beams. And an interior shot with the second floor joists all in. Slowly, we are getting a better sense of the (compact)…
Masonry experts carving a “veneer” using the original stones salvaged. The “veneer” will lay on top of the steel bracing on the back rear opening.