Thursday, August 9, 2012

Night Scraping....

I realize that I have been on blogging hiatus for most of the summer...more on that later.  For now, here are some pictures of one of our summer priorities relating to the house...
We call it night scraping and yes it does deserve a quiet night.

[caption id="attachment_900" align="alignnone" width="225"] Scraping off about 30 years of peeling paint down to bare wood. Hours of work with the heat gun around the intricate trim.[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_901" align="alignnone" width="225"] A job best done when it cools off (ha!) at night - if the moths don't get you first from the light.[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_902" align="alignnone" width="225"] Finally priming scraped areas around door...[/caption]