One frame assembled, another almost

After some vacation time away from home, we’re back.  Owen is happy to poke his head through Bay Wall 1, and another wall (the bow wall, which will be for the kitchen and bathroom) in which the pieces of wood are drilled together but the resulting frame still needs some metal reinforcement materials added, a strap and two holddowns.

Bay Wall 1: Future window

Owen adds:
Astute observers will see that the Bay Wall is a little strange — normally the header would also be supported by a jack stud so the force goes into the ground through wood and isn’t born just by the screws — however that’s what the plans show, so that’s what I did.

Bow wall. The “bottom” of the wall is nearest to camera.