I’m almost done. I’m so close that I’m giddy with excitement.
Demolition has been completed. The old paneling is fully abated.
Insulation has been exposed. Scratchy, itchy insulation. At this time, it’s 77% fiberglass and 23% cobwebs.
Beetles were discovered. Colorful, iridescent beetles, and they labyrinth of tunnels they ate through our framing. The beetles were killed, and their tunnels filled with caulk – not because it does any good, but because I felt like it.
Closet doors were assembled, and they definitely don’t look store-bought.
They fit perfectly. Which is really unusual for me.
Wood has been purchased, enough to finish all the trim in the house. There’s so much wood in my shop now I barely have space for it all.
Each board has been cut, marked and labeled. Some boards have been labeled more than once, as I
mis-cut pieces and had to make corrections changed my mind about what I wanted to do with them.
The windowsills are assembled. I have a particular style of windowsill that I like, which seems to require a few hours of assembly for each one I do. I swear, I am the undisputed master of doing things the hard way.
And as usual, cats were no help.