Monday, June 2, 2008
The Early Days of The Thing
Last fall Justin began to construct a built-in for our TV, electronics, and various other items. The whole idea is to get the TV out of a certain person's reach and (hopefully) get organized. Instead of calling it the entertainment unit or built-in or some other descriptive term, we've called it "The Thing."
Christmas with The Thing
Justin mounted The Thing by Christmas, and there it sat to gather dust, doo dahs, and stuff. As Duncan gets taller, we have to continually move stuff up a shelf throughout the house. He cleverly scooted the computer chair over to The Thing, climbed up, and started messing with all of the stuff on the middle shelf. Daddy's tools.
Doing some Work on The Thing
And after a long respite from work on The Thing, we finally did some painting. The primer is on most of it now. We'll get the paint on, and then Justin plans to do shelving, some doors, and some drawers. It's really a rather ambitious project. He's going to make the doors and drawers himself.
The Thing gets a Makeover
He wants to do paneled doors and make it all fancy-like. He's a perfectionist. Maybe that's what's taken so long. Or maybe...