A House In A Field

Category: Home Construction


Sale pending.

We’re a little gun-shy about sharing specifics until the checks slide across the desk — especially given past experience –but it looks like we’ve got a solid deal. Rita did an awesome job.  With the exception of one crazy weekend of…

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Our hearts are going pitter patter.

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Not Santa Clause. Fat Andy.

Fat Andy made a delivery yesterday.   (Yes, there really is a person.) We went with Rustic Red Birch for the flooring.  Local, beautiful, tough and just enough character to make it interesting.  (And a LOT less expensive than some of…

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If you’re counting — it’s 34 days…

…and we’re starting to feel it.

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Rob has a blog too. Let’s learn about the design process.

Our friends at Whitten Architects just redid their website and added a blog.  Or added a post about Dash Landing to their existing blog — we can’t remember. In either case, it’s worth a look just to get a sense…

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Building stairs.

For most of his career,  John has been a “from the foundation up” type of contractor.  Framing, exterior finish, interiors, even some cabinetry —he hammered nearly every nail on every home that he put his name on. But Dash Landing…

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Long overdue “View From The Field” post…

We posted a shot from somewhere in the field every Friday during the exterior construction phase.  Seems like a good tradition to revisit with the project starting to come to a finish.  And the Maine foliage change doesn’t hurt…

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“I’d rather sleep in a bathroom than another hotel” — Billy Wilder

We’re going to admit that the master bath has been an important focus on Dash Landing since the beginning.  We traded some of our bedroom space for a bigger bath area early in the design process and we already think…

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Remember the office?

Started here :   Now looking like this :  

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Barn Light Electric.

Someone asked where we bought the garage/barn thingy lights. We don’t mind saying that we bought them — and most of the exterior lighting — from these folks.  We first came across Barn Light Electric when we were “de-colonializing”  (yes,…

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