Installing the Guest Cabin ceiling

We finally got back to work on the guest cabin. The loft ceiling is about half way installed. This is the last major task to be done.

Behind the scenes we have been doing a couple of small jobs getting ready. We shiplapped all the boards and applied poly to most of them.

The boards were purchased from a local Amish sawmill last year and allowed to dry over winter. We had them custom mill them 1/2 inch thick as we were concerned about weight. This cabin is not set in the ground but floats on 4×4 posts set on pre-cast concrete elephants feet.

Today we framed in the knee-wall with some left over 1×4 stock we had. This wall not being structural we didn’t want to waste 2x4s.

knee wall framing
knee wall framing

We left access to the area behind the wall on both ends for storage.

After that we installed the shiplapped boards. hopefully in a week we will be done. Then we just have to clean the cabin out and its ready for use…

2 thoughts on “Installing the Guest Cabin ceiling”

  1. LOOKS SO GOOD!!!! Let me know when cocktails on the deck are ready! Every project has an end—we all hope! Am in the middle of many myself, but your looks great!

    1. thanks… and every end has a new beginning… once we are done this I’m sure there will be another project waiting… there always is 🙂

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