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Tuesday, May 15, 2007

not so structurally sound

This is what used to be holding up my house.

Yes, it is a small square of wood. The middle wall of the house was apparently held up solely by that piece of wood and this almost-completely-gone sill plate:


As you might guess, the big project right now is rebuilding that wall. On the plus side, since we have to rebuild it anyway, Don has agreed to my Craftsman-style redesign, which will create a little more open space.

More on the process tomorrow. With action shots!

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