I was throwing away a bunch of stuff, and this little guy crawled out.
Two inches long with poisonous hairs, too bad the moth it turns into is so ugly.
I was in the other room with my back to the kitchen and I just happened to turn around and see smoke billowing out of the stove (not normal during my oven's cleaning cycle.) I'm just glad I was in the house and I caught it before it got worse
She wanted to work in my shop, so I was letting her pick through my scraps. She grabbed a bunch pieces and proceeded to mark up some of the wood and cut it with a saw. When she got frustrated with the results, I asked her what she was making. She said she wanted to make a bookcase and showed me what she was doing.
Well it spiraled out of control from there, We picked out some nice wide maple for the shelves, cut it to size and then picked out some walnut for the rails, and that's as far as we got last night.
Today I cut all the walnut to size and drilled pocket holes for mounting the shelves. All that is left is for her to sand the wood and assemble the bookcase.
I asked her to paint the back wall, which was bare dry wall and the rest of the inside white, because it always looked really dingy when you'd open the doors. Then she replaced the shelf paper on the floor of the vanity with vinyl tiles. We've used tiles before on shelves with great results. They're tough, easy to clean, and don't rip or peel.
I found that the sub-floor is particle board nailed with non-ring shank nails and not glued . No wonder why it squeaks like a haunted house.
Tomorrow I get to see how many screws my various drivers can drive before they run out of charge.
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