• Phase 3: Framing

    El Capitán

    Look at this Jolly guy: My dad, for over 30 years, operated a residential and commercial plastering business, but because of the economy they had to close their doors. It’s been pretty sad to watch a man who was top in his field go to a standard employee who drives semi-trucks and holds no authority. My dad was amazing with what he did. He was one of the pioneers for putting foam under plaster to create trims and shapes around buildings – now they sell those pre-made shapes at big box stores. He also had textures that were never replicable and people always paid high dollar to have him do…

  • Phase 2: Demolition and Foundation

    Weather Forcast: Bright and Sunny, no clouds

    Demo day eight-hundred million, six-hundred and fifty-four thousand, five-hundred and eighty. Not really, but it seriously feels like it. When we will stop demoing? I am ready for a new blog category! Sigh I’ve got this sneaking suspicion that this is what hell may be like. Demoing with no end in sight. Not a breath of cool breeze. Never ending thirst, 100+°F weather with the sun radiating directly down on me without even a hair of shade, while the drywall and sawdust clings to my sweat covered skin. If you want to know what it feels like, even for a second, turn your oven to high broil, wait a good…