Basement Framing

The first walls! You can see the basement hall in the center. Toward this side is storage. On the other side is the game room.

Basement Framing

All the sill plates are also in now.

Basement Framing

The horizontal 2x4s are just for support right now. You can see that all the load baring walls are 2x6s.

Oops!

Trenched back out to fix the foundation wall. If you haven't already, see the journal for a full explanation.

Basement Framing

Theater in the foreground.

Basement Framing

Theater hall.

Basement Framing

Basement Framing

Basement Framing

This is one of the outside walls. The plastic vapor barrier goes on the outside against the concrete I think. That's why they put in on before raising the wall.

Basement Framing

Basement Framing

If you look right in the center of the picture you can see the notch where the steel beam will sit that spans this area.

Basement Framing

One of the bathroom walls that has yet to be raised.

Basement Framing

I took this trying to capture all the little markings the framers write on the boards to show where things go, but you probably can't see them in this scaled down picture.

Basement Framing

In the hall! We found the framers ladder and I couldn't resist climbing down and taking a look around.

Basement Framing

Once I climbed down and Scott could see me against the walls for scale he said, "Its huge!" He had to take this picture. I must admit, its big!

Basement Framing

Basement Framing

Basement Framing