First up: the antique beams are in place. Thanks to the folks over at Portland Architectural Salvage, we now know that our beams came from the 1794 Zeblon Tricky house in Westbrook, Maine.
|View from front door - Before|
With the beams in, the floor plan has that spacious feel we were going for. Here are a couple of photos to give you an idea how much it opens up the space. I marked the one wall that didn't move....so you can see the difference. It's pretty dramatic!
|View from front door - During|
|Current View - Wow, what a difference!!|
|Current View - nice and open|