|Project by Live4Brew||posted 05-26-2011 07:37 PM||1493 views||1 time favorited||6 comments|
I know it’s a bit of a stretch to call this a ‘woodworking project’, but I wanted to share it anyhow. It was a fun project.
The area you are looking at is the stairwell ascending to the 2nd floor of my dad’s house. For 30 years he has been wanting to make better use of the space – the wall at the back of the photos originally went straight down to the ceiling on the first level. This ‘loft’ is what we came up with. As you can see, it includes a hidden area in the angled portion that you can access once the carpet is pulled back. And, yes, it is large enough for my 6’2”, 220lb, frame to fit into. This is where dad has put all of his long guns and my mom’s silver, etc. Eventually I will erect some sort of Japanese screen to hide the contents. I still have not come up with a good method for accessing the space (other than the thrown-together wooden ladder pictured). I envision some sort of drop down ladder, as you find off the back of a boat.