Then came the sledgehammers. Well, not quite, but you get the idea. We tackled the master bedroom first.
You know we always find head-scratchers when we take stuff apart around here, so look at the window:
And the closets:
We also found some wasp nests:
Once that bedroom was done, we moved onto the west bedroom which will turn into our closet and bath. I finished all but one last small section of wall today:
All this work upstairs has made a mess downstairs. Unlike modern houses where the different floors are separated from each other, this house is "balloon framed" so there is one continuous space between the studs from bottom to top. So we have a lot of plaster falling down through those holes. These holes in the closet run along the stairs and go right through to the basement I believe:
|Hmm...adding one more door would make|
this the Tardis (inside out).
|Closet and spare bedroom doors.|
|Spare bedroom and master bedroom doors.|
I also was amused to see this extension cord still carefully threading its way through the doorways.