The wall came down, but in a good way

And what a change it made!

So, I showed the wall before, but a reminder:001

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Then, the rest of it was demo’ed out.

Two temporary walls were put in place:

To keep my second story from falling down
To keep my second story from falling down

Studs removed

The beam and posts:beam and posts

Then framed (to make it similar to the existing large doorways between living room/front room/dining room):

What, doesn't everyone have an oven in their dining room?
What, doesn’t everyone have an oven in their dining room?

Finally, drywall!:

It needs some paint
It needs some paint

I have to fill the holes/seams, then primer and paint. So. Exciting.

A bonus (for me) – Here’s what we were doing when the wall was being removed, a dance recital.

Rylan - 3 years old
Rylan – 3 years old