Roof framing at Stanton

Construction work over recent days gives an indication of how big our new home really is – it is smaller than where we live now, but because it’s mostly on one floor the actual footprint is bigger and it turns out that means lots and lots of roof construction work! They started last Thursday and it’s probably going to be a full week before they finish. Meanwhile here’s some early and ongoing progress photos from Thursday and Friday last week:

By the end of Friday, the main expanse of roof framing over the single story was in place, and a little of the construction of the second floor “office”.

Yesterday and today there’s been a lot of progress on the “detail” roof framing, for example above the entry porch, and the roof framing is mostly covered now. The second floor walls, and upstairs rear balcony, have progressed, but there’s still no roof framing on the second floor …