home renovation #1: Fixer upper

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Blog entry by Russ posted 08-28-2009 04:46 PM 960 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I bought this house about 4 years ago and have been working on it ever since. Started with the inside, gutting it, rewiring and re-insulating before rocking. It now has triple sponged paint on the walls, the master bedroom is almost done and next is the kids room. Right now it is time for the outside work, snow here in about 3 or 4 weeks.
house as i bought it
house as of today

-- Happiness is being covered in sawdust

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#1 posted 08-28-2009 05:33 PM

What a beautiful location. Would love to see more pictures of the surrounding area.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 08-28-2009 05:53 PM

back to work ,
my friend .
with a house ,
it never seems to end !

“home sweet home”

welcome !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 08-28-2009 07:50 PM

hey lookin good…i like the blue cedar shakes…i hope the shingles went down ok…..that will be good to know with winter coming….and in fairbanks…it will be coming…..i was only up there a few times…it was minus 40 or so….good ole fairbanks…..seeing your place makes me homesick…..good luck with the remodle…is there going to be enough moose in the freezer.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#4 posted 08-28-2009 08:02 PM

Better get going before the snow is back. Lots of work but well worth it. I’m with Lew, I would like to see other pics of area.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#5 posted 08-28-2009 09:14 PM

Thanks! will take some more photos when i get back home

-- Happiness is being covered in sawdust

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