Here we go! In January 2015, I posted BEFORE PHOTOS of a small a-frame/chalet that we bought in southern New Hampshire. It is certainly nothing fancy, but we love it. I will post some of the individual projects that I/we have done over the past few years at another time. For now, here are some AFTER PHOTOS. I hope you enjoy them…
Well, it’s been two months since I’ve posted anything. But that’s NOT because I/we haven’t been doing anything. I’m just too tired at night to write a blog. We’ve been in NH almost every weekend, working and enjoying. It’s a slow process since we can only go on weekends, and mainly only work with the kids are sleeping. But it’s looking great, and I’ll post some pictures soon.
Jameson had been asking for months for a desk for his GO office. Once he took measurements, I whipped it out pretty fast. As you can tell from the photos, it didn’t really look all that great until Jameson put the finishing touches on it! It turned out to be so big that we had to rent a UHaul to get it to his space, thanks to Cheshire for helping J unload it.
The second I saw one of my FB friends from high school post a photo similar to this that her husband had done, I knew I had to make one for Christmas. I couldn’t post this prior to the holiday because I made one for my mother-in-law, and she would have seen one of her presents! Jen, I’ll make you one next year I ended up having to use two wood pallets to get one Christmas tree, so my original plan/quantity was cut in half!!
If you have a lot of tools this is an easy project (miter saw, circular saw, nail and air gun, scroll saw). The hardest part was pulling the crates apart. I had a lot of the wood break in half, and my arms were KILLING ME from pulling out nails. Maybe I earned a little muscle with this project. Once I had my wood pieces, the project went pretty quick, just a little over an hour on the building portion.