Monday, February 1, 2016

Barn rasing

My big barn is a fixer upper, and I have spent the last two days fixing it. Yesterday was all about dis-assembly and repair.
I glued joints... 
and filled and sanded imperfections. 
Today, I painted.
Why oh why did I think this was a one day project?! 
Oh well, there's more snow in the forecast. Maybe I'll finish it tomorrow...

23 comments:

  1. This is making me miss my barns so much!

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  2. Looks good so far. Now I'm tempted to disassemble and paint mine.

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    1. Don't do it!!!!

      I have grown seriously weary of this job. I will probably feel differently when it's done, but right now I am wishing I had never started down this path. Ugh. So. Much. Painting.

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    2. I don't have anywhere near the amount of time necessary to paint. I did spend far too much time on signs, though.

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    3. I would have never painted this if the doors hadn't been such an ugly color. I do think it will be worth it in the end, but yeah, so tired of painting.

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    4. Better or worse than making straw?

      Took a straw break to add signs to my stalls.

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    5. I don't mind making straw, probably because I can do it a little bit at a time when watching tv.

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    6. I don't mind making straw, probably because I can do it a little bit at a time when watching tv.

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    7. Why didn't I think of that?

      Wish I could take this stuff to school and do it during English class.

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  3. Wow this makes me miss my old barns, I could always drag them back out...

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  4. You should have waited to paint 'til you have a helper... :)

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    1. Yes! Not sure if our schedules will mesh.

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  5. I really want to re do my barn too! I have the large Breyer one that needs some work! I want to put in the rustic bars like they have in heartland stables (the TV series) as I think that would look awesome! Yours looks amazing!

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  6. Can't wait to see it finished!

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  7. I always wanted a barn, but have no place to safely store something so big

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    1. I have the same problem! There just isn't enough space, but I can still dream...

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  8. I don't have any barns of my own (yet).... but now this is seriously making me reconsider!

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  9. All of this barn talk lately is making me want one so badly (again). I used to desperately want a Dakins barn when I was a kid/teenager. I don't think there's any way to get a barn over here. However... I have been thinking about building one. We do have a bunch of wood - and a laser... ;)

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  10. This is the reason why I never finished my Barn-project. Now it´s a Barn-Body...and maybe he´ll always be..

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