Category Archives: Remodel

The Wood Stove. (Pioneer Woman)

In the 6th through 9th grades, I belonged to a scouting organization called Pioneer Girls. I still remember the theme song: Pioneers who crossed the prairies In the days of wagon trains Pressing on with strength of purpose Scaled the … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way To The Farm.

Hello again, all. I know… I know… It has been far too long since I’ve posted here, and yes, I acknowledge that it’s all my fault. Some things had to give, and sadly this was one of them. But I’m … Continue reading

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One Word.

SHEETROCK.

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Cleaning Out the Hayloft.

I can do a lot of stuff on my own. A lot. I didn’t get to where I am today by depending upon others for help. All through school, I would beg and cajole my teachers until they would let … Continue reading

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Windows On My World.

Someone literary once said, “The eyes are the windows of the soul.” Maybe, it was Shakespeare. Maybe, it was someone else — but no matter. The words are true. When speaking of houses in the same terms, it stands to … Continue reading

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No. 8.

Dumpster Number 8 has arrived on the scene. 8. Eight. Ocho. Holy moley! Billy, Contractor Mat and I had placed a whopping one dollar bet at the beginning of this – who could guess the number of dumpsters we would … Continue reading

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New Porch and Roof.

href=”https://silverspringfarm.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/front-porch-new.jpg”> Mat has torn apart the old porch and rebuilt it to resemble more of what a porch from 1730 would have looked like, the exception being that this time around, it was constructed with pressure-treated lumber. I think it … Continue reading

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(Nearly Wordless Wednesday) More on Eaves.

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All About Eave.

Here are some pictures of the progress at the farm. Mat has been busy as a bee, replacing outside walls and building eaves on our eave-less house. We’ve got quite a lot of damage to the roof and siding of … Continue reading

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(Nearly Wordless Wednesday): Second Floor Studs.

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