Maine Escape DAY 2.0 – Unload & Demo

Maine Escape DAY 2.0

DAY 2.0 – Unload & Demo

PREVIOUSLY – Maine Escape

We arrived yesterday and settled in. The owners (Ray & Nancy) aren’t in residence yet, so we’ll be staying at Maine Escape while we manage the build out. This is going to be a Live / Work setup where we’ll be living and working onsite the whole duration of the project. This is going to save a lot of time and energy that will be reinvested into getting this Continue reading

Maine Escape DAY 0.9 – Crunch Time

Maine Escape DAY 0.9 - Time Crunch

DAY 0.9 – Crunch Time

PREVIOUSLY – Maine Escape

It’s crunch time! There is one month left before we head to the Maine Escape and manage the bulk of the renovation project. It’s been 4 months so far in blog-time since we signed on to this project and began the design and management of this fantastic tiny Continue reading

Maine Escape DAY 0.6 – Breakdown

Maine Escape DAY 0.6 Shop List

DAY 0.6 – Breakdown

PREVIOUSLY – Maine Escape

The Maine Escape blueprints 1st draft is done and out for review. I expect them to come back with some red lines on them indicating changes that need to be considered. In the meantime, I’m going to start looking at local resources and putting together a task list while Liz lines up contractors.  Continue reading

Maine Escape DAY 0.2 – 3D Modeling and Design

Maine Escape 3D Model

DAY 0.2 – 3D Modeling and Design

PREVIOUSLY – Maine Escape

Design and Drafting this project remotely without being able to set foot on site for 4 months is going to be a delicate game of communication between us and the home owners. Last blog we got a 1st look at the Maine Escape with photos and video from Ray & Nancy. They also took measurements based on our Dimension packet and improvised layout. Now it’s time to take that information and start Design and Drafting the house for the renovation. Liz and I split up here and she’ll build and create a 3D model of the house for designing while I draft a CAD model for engineering. Continue reading