Renovation Day 3

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Still on schedule, AMAZING!

I’ve had a little snaffu with Denver and my computer so I haven’t been able to update.  I am back on the grid now though so I thought I would share day 3 and day 4 with you.  Or rather weekend 3 and 4…

Weekend threes goals were to frame and sheath the addition.  In order to do that I had to take down the rest of the siding (SAD!!!), it goes down WAY faster than it went up and I felt terrible ripping apart all that hard work!  BUT, form follows function and our needs have changed, I am just lucky I had the forethought to add an areas that we CAN add an addition onto.   So I spent the afternoon Friday ripping apart my house 🙁 and cleaning up the areas so we could frame walls  and Saturday we.  We made some awesome progress, thanks to James’s help, I would NOT have got all of that done in one day without him.  He didn’t think we could get sheathing up too but I am a slave driver :).  As he was finishing up the framing I went ahead and put the first piece of sheathing up so he would be stuck helping with that too.  We had a mothers day dinner to go to that night so we called it quits at 6pm but it wasn’t a bad days’ work!   Both walls framed and sheathed. I did run out of lumber so we couldn’t fill in the porch opening.  I said I would take mothers day off but I started on electrical and sealing up the insulation cavities… it’s not done but I worked leisurely… 🙂 and we did mothers day-y things that day, visiting James’s family and what-not, I even got a free breakfast burrito out of the deal 😉 (and lunch and dinner)

Some quick proof that I do in fact work on my house… its rare that I am not the one behind the camera but James caught me…

Here are some pictures in no particular order of weekend 3:


1 Comment

  1. Hazel is a precious girl. Luckily you don’t have a huge belly in the way for this build. I can remember trying to frame a rabbit house (shed) being 7 months pregnant. My baby girl got in the way of everything I was trying to build and she wasn’t even born yet.

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