Just as soon as I can find the rest of the parts at the city dump.
When the house is done she'll let me know.
A house is never finished, the builder just runs out of money and puts speckle over the gaps.
About 6 months.
In the mean time I've got some sweet window trim to show you guys.
Before I put them together:
Window trim tips:
Use a krieg jig or other pocket hole type thing for your trim. Basically you'll be making a picture frame that fits perfect around your window. Then you'll be attaching the whole thing to the window as a solid piece.
I cut a notch on the backside of my trim so that my siding can fit behind and hide the edges. I think that's pretty cool.
When you cut your trim, cut as many of the pieces from one or two boards to keep the wood looking the same, unless you're painting it. Then it doesn't matter.
Here's mine laid out so you can see it.
The front windows are a bit tricky because some of them are opening and others are fixed. I think that deserves its own post. For now enjoy my guard dog Potato: