House Projects #11: Taking Care of Business... #1

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Blog entry by littlecope posted 06-21-2022 11:58 AM 310 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 10: Clean Out Your Office! Part 11 of House Projects series Part 12: Taking Care of Business... #2 »

We left off work on the Office here early in April, after just finishing the wallpaper removal…
Started skim coating and repairing the plaster, and removed the crown molding for easier painting…

I learned during the Sun Room renovation, how useful a vacuum can be while sanding!

That might look like a lot of vacuum for a little sander, but you would appreciate how little dust escapes it, especially if you had seen how much dust was created without it!
When this was satisfactorily achieved the painting began on the ceiling…

As I’ve said before, there is little time to devote to these efforts, a day here and there, once a week (sometimes)...

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#1 posted 06-21-2022 12:43 PM

Even baby steps are forward progress Mike. I don’t have to say it but, “Stay the course!”

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#2 posted 06-21-2022 01:56 PM

Thank You Len but there’s more to the Story…
I was just confused because LJ’s would not let me post photos of the fence work outside…

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 06-21-2022 02:04 PM

Good progress, Mike. Maybe the photos took up too much space on the outside fence.

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 06-24-2022 12:55 AM

Coming along nicely, Mike!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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