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The back door to the kitchen arrived today!

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So I enlarged the doorway opening to accommodate it. And I cut some acrylic to fit the kitchen window.

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Now I could finally glue in the north wall of the kitchen. Except then I ran into the same sort of problems I did in the scullery…that is to say, the wall had not been cut properly four years ago.

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So the wood patch came out again and I fixed the problem:

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I glued in the south wall as well, and added whatever studs were missing behind the wall.

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I gave the kitchen ceiling a couple coats of paint, and cut and painted three sets of black door trim.

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I glued on the trim for the back door (the top trim is not glued in yet, hence the cracks), as well as the chair rail surrounding it.

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Then I started gluing in the door jambs and door trim for the two doors on the south wall–doors that will eventually lead to the pantry and to the back stairs.

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Laid the ceiling on top (it’ll need a lot of work before it fits properly), and there you go.

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I still need to finish the chair rail on the left, add the ceiling lamp, build a huge kitchen work table, make some shelves, add some odds and ends, and trim and glue on the ceiling. And I need to figure out what color to paint the back door.

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But for now, it’s way past my bedtime.

So goodnight.