Going Up, Part X

504stephen_20110522_03 The siding was completed this week.  It’s been raining quite a bit during the last two weeks, so it took a while to get the all the siding installed. 

I’ve not had the opportunity to get a look at the interior lately, but I do  know that the hardwood flooring and kitchen cabinets have been installed.

504stephen_20110522_05this is a close-up of the stone façade at the left of the garage door.  The stone work is meant to simulate dry-stone.  The stone veneer is attached to the vertical surface using mortar.  No mortar is used between the stones, thus giving the appearance that the stones are “dry-stacked.”  The following pictures illustrate this technique.



That’s it for now, more to come soon…