After failing miserably in the Alliance Rubber’s Messiest Garage Contest (I don’t honestly know how that happened) the burden still lays on me to get the workshop cleaned up. Add to that the fact that we need to get the flooring done in our house. I will need a place to work on that project, since I am putting in Laminate Flooring starting July 5th. Continue reading
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I am trying to make the reading process a little easier by cleaning up how my blog appears on the homepage. If you care to let me know, please do let me know what you think of my changes. I have been doing a bit of learning about how the blog should appear, and what formatting actually does.
Any non shop or building related posts will now appear on my other blog site:jondozer.wordpress.com
So now that the existing wall has been Demo-lished… to a certain extent, it is time to get into the framing of the new wall.
One of the problems that would have to deal with before the wall could really be all worked out was the wiring. The existing switches for both rooms are now in what will be the new doorway and in the 3rd bedroom to boot. How hard can it be to move a couple of switches around the corner. Umm not quite as easy as I had hoped.
Who has the Messiest Garage? Well NOT me according to Alliance Rubber Company’s contest they just held for the messiest Garage. At least I am trying to use this as proof to my wife that it could be worse.
Here is my shop right now:
I know this post has been a long time coming…but in the sequence below, you will see what happened since I hit the 30 lb mark.
What the WII thought of me…
The start of any good renovation is the deconstruction
First thing to come out was the door. Easy enough. but to start bringing down the required portion of wall, I needed to hire an accupuncturist. Enter my handy little helper. Once the wall actually felt like it needed to accept change, things started to move along nicely.
So I thought that I would throw my hat in the ring and share a few things that I have learned this week. Continue reading