A year & a half later, I know just what I'm going to use two of them for...French doors! They'll need a little TLC before they're functional as doors, but I'm super excited about how they're going to look. First we have to sand them down, then add some length to the bottom with some sort of inlaid panel. After that I'll paint them. I have a few colors in mind, but nothing set in stone yet. (The blue they are now is even pretty!) :)
Aren't they awesome?! Love.
In other news, the power is on!!! No more extension cords down to the kitchen - woohoo!
Last night dad (nailing), myself (cutting), & Grady (carrying) worked on getting everything ready for drywall. There was one small wall we had to finish framing in Eli's closet, as well as adding "nailers" to some corners so we have a solid place to screw the drywall into.
It seems like we've been working on the attic for months & not getting anywhere. That's not true, of course, we ARE making progress...but from here on out I think it will actually start to FEEL like it. (Drywall going up, floors getting finished, trim, stair rails, etc.)
This weekend the plan is to frame up the doorway (the LAST bit of framing we have to do!) & install the platform for the bunk. Here's the rest of the list:
- build French doors
- new window
- foam board on peak
- drywall (tape, mud, prime, paint)
- planks on end walls & bunk
- trim & board & batten walls
- paint & hang lights
- tear out stair door & header & repair
- stain floor & stairs
- put up stair rails & paint
- build doors to under eave storage
- closet systems
- hardware (French doors & storage access)