It’s been a long time since my last update, but I’ve got a lot to show for it! The past couple weeks have been spent finishing up a majority of the interior walls. As alluded to earlier, I chose to use 1/2 birch plywood for the walls. There were many factors to this choice. I wanted the look of clean, white, painted drywall, but knew that unless done in a very particular way with flexible tape and such, drywall was was likely to crack as the house jolted and bumped during highway travel. Wood, on the other hand, is more […]
It’s been another busy few days! Those of you who follow me on facebook may know that since the last post I already had a good start on the wall sheathing. Well now I’m happy to report that it’s done! Sheathing the walls took a lot more work than I expected. Mostly this is due to my design and the challenges of working almost entirely alone. There was not a single piece of plywood used for sheathing that did not need be cut before putting it up. All pieced along the bottom need notches cut for the trailer brackets that […]
I’m finished covering the subfloor with 3/4″ plywood. With all the pipes and wires coming up from underneath, there was a lot of careful measuring, whole drilling, jig-saw cutting, etc. necessary, and everything needed to be fed through these wholes before the sheathing could be glued and screwed down. See images of some of these details below.