Saturday, June 18, 2011

Baby Got Back


So, this is what we started with. Wood rot so bad you could crumble the framing between your fingers. Whoever designed these things is some kind of crack-smoking fool.

Nevermind what kind of fool buys them used and then tears into them looking for bad news.



The whole back end was rotted out, along with the back half of the overhead and the street side back wall. So everything came out, and we put in all new shiny healthy wood.


Like this.



Gave her some new insulation, too.

Then buttoned her back up nice and tidy.




New butyl tape for the drip edging and the window frame, reinstalled the edging and the window. Brake lights go back on tomorrow, cuz we're both freakin' wiped out.

Started demo on Thursday and she's all buttoned back up on Saturday, spanking new.

Not bad for a couple of amateurs.





Blogger Elizabeth said...

I'm impressed, for what that's worth. You can cook; you can write; you can re-build campers -- truly remarkable.

4:59 PM  
Blogger Ms. Moon said...

Stop with all that sexxxy talk. That Woman is probably writhing in ecstasy. As my old neighbor Rayanne used to say, "Give me a man who has power tools and can take direction."

5:18 PM  
Anonymous Penelope said...

So impressive and inspiring: Just Doing It.

6:17 PM  
Blogger Petit fleur said...


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