Tag Archives: DIY

Looking up

Today was mostly spent running errands and working on the porch. I caulked a bunch of seams and nail holes, and the Mr did a bit more on the stairs. There are just a few small pieces of finished board … Continue reading

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A step up

We have stairs! The Mr finished them today, and they are beautiful. We aren’t sure yet what we will do about a railing, but it sure is nice having sturdy, permanent stairs to the porch.

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That’s a wrap

This weekend I worked on the porch.┬áThe porch is substantial and visually “heavy”, and the 4X4 posts looked spindly (though structurally they are plenty strong enough); we decided to wrap the posts with a finished layer of wood to make … Continue reading

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Progress on the home front

Hey, hey – remember our front porch? The one we are building? Well, that project is back in action; we passed three inspections earlier this week, and have two more today. It’s been such a mild winter, I figured we … Continue reading

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Walk this way

The weather over the Labor Day weekend was a little sketchy, but Monday was nice enough that we got our new sidewalk poured! The old one didn’t line up with the front porch we are building, so it had to … Continue reading

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More making (and walking)

Good progress on our porch project; up until recently I had done very little to help and I was feeling kind of bad about it – but I got to wield my hammer over the weekend and helped get floor … Continue reading

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