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What I Would Do Differently On the Porch

        Happy 2017!! I thought with the new year I would tell you what I would do differently if I were to build this porch again. It’s not that I don’t love it, because I do. It has been the panacea to many…

There’s Paint On That Porch !

      Spring Has Sprung   So the weather had finally taken a turn for the better and spring had sprung all around us. It was time to get painting. Yay ! I had decided that I wanted the porch painted a bright gloss white. I wanted the paint to…

The Man Cave for the Mr.

      Winter moving in meant all porch progress came to a screeching halt. Terry had completed as much as he could before the weather brought all progress to a standstill. After completing the kitchen benches with paint and upholstery, we turned our attention to the “Man Cave…

It’s The Little Stuff That Takes The Longest

    Getting Closer It is always the little stuff that takes forever to get done, and now that it was December, the weather had turned on us. Gone was the 70 degree weather during the day, leaving 40-50 degree highs in it’s wake. Fortunately the heavy…

On To The Roof…And Tearing Out Walls

    After the foundation framing, here, the next step of building the porch was framing the roof, and tearing out the wall with the triple window. As you can see from the pictures, the attic area although not substantial, was large enough to provide a great storage spot for…