Ward House

A new room

The work has begun!  These last two bedrooms have been challenging just because how the doors were

Old wall minus horse hair plaster

Old wall minus horse hair plaster

situated.  The back bedroom could only access the hallway through the bath room or adjoining bedroom.  Last nite we tore out part of a wall and tonite Ronnie is creating a new doorway for the back bedroom and closet for the front room.  It is a little difficult to see until some of these 2×4’s are cut and drywall hung.  This front bedroom will loose  about a 3×3 ft of room for a mini hallway to the back bedroom door.  I’ll post pix this weekend once the drywall is up. 

New wall

This back bedroom apparantly has tongue & groove lateral boards as the interior siding (under I’m not sure how many layers.  This is something that we will carefully cut through, salvage the wood (some of which is heart pine) to use in other parts of the house.  The upstairs bath appears to have the same tongue & groove wood walls; it is painted avocado green so I’m not sure I want to try to strip that off.  *whew*  I’ll keep you posted though.

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November 19, 2008 - Posted by | Uncategorized |

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