It’s time for a long-overdue update on the gradual progress of this project. Over the past 24 months we’ve demoed and built all the new walls and headers on both floors. Here are photos of the second floor.

master closet landing closet
Master and Landing "Closets"

As previously seen, the original master bedroom was octagonal, with these two triangles being used as “closets.” Both are gone.

Trim Plaster

Big trim came off around the baseboard and windows, and all the blue plaster came down off the walls and ceiling in the Master. Most of this demo happened in fall of 2015.

Framing Framing Framing

From left to right; studs on the ceiling to attach drywall, Master doorway and wall to the “Landing” bedroom, closet for Landing bedroom from the Master side.

Hallway New hallway header where the small bedroom’s door used to be.

Bathroom The framing for the new 2F bathroom, where the small bedroom’s closet used to be. This framing happened in the winter of 2015/16.

Priming Priming

In September ‘17 I got a paint sprayer on the Facebook marketplace and primed all the walls upstairs.

Supplies In November ‘17 I got tile, grout and paint for the bathroom and celings. My next post will be an update on demo/framing on the first floor.

I’m currently working on the second floor bathroom tile/trim, just a few weeks on that with luck.

Updating Door Knobs

Some long overdue updates are coming soon, in the meantime I thought I'd share my step-by-step process for installing new doorknobs in ol...… Continue reading

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