Last week we finally met with our contractor, who did not make it out the week before to do the work like he had planned. We did decide to let him go ahead and build the cabinets on the fridge side. He is also going to do all the electrical work for us too. Hopefully we will be able to move the pantry, which would save us quite a bit if money. As of Monday he had not started the cabinets yet though. He is super busy and working us in. It is a little frustrating that progress has been so slow, but we are trying to stay optimistic.
So this is what has happened since my last post. The electrical was moved along with the water line for the fridge. Then Mitch and his dad drywalled the opening. It still needs a final sanding, but it is pretty much finished.
WARNING: Graphic photo of construction related injury below
Mitch had a run in with a drill bit. The drill bit was sticking out of a board and he somehow managed to slice his finger all the way from bottom to top. He had to have 16 stitches. He should get the stitches out in the next few days, but he is still not able to bend his finger very well. I convinced him to take last weekend off to give his finger some time to heal. He's already planning what we will try to tackle next weekend, so it obviously hasn't slowed him down too much. Since our contractor is so busy, we are going to attempt to move the pantry next weekend. Wish us luck.
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