The Box: A Video

Here’s Val on yesterday’s progress on The Box. And a little surprise view at the end.

For anyone who doesn’t know, Val is a ninja project manager. Add that to her love of construction and you’ll know why she’s in charge of this party. She’s already got a vision of what’s happening in weeks 4 and 5.

Tomorrow we should have electricity and I will be able to take pictures of the inside. The walls are going up fast.

Project: Next

It doesn’t look like much. In fact it’s less than it was yesterday. And that’s good news. Because we got the permit and demo has begun. There are no photos or posts from the permit process; nothing to see there. Just many visits (8, by Val, in case you’re counting) to a dimly lit office on Jefferson. Sigh.

So that was just prior. But this, this is excitement. Today we pulled down a junky old office space. And later framing will begin on the new walls.

New walls of what you might ask. This is our next project. It’s an old garage on East Greenbriar. And, if all goes well, it will be a live/work space in about 8 weeks. OUR live/work space to be exact. Yes, we’ll be moving. But just 2.1 miles to the east. And still in Oak Cliff. It will be our first move in almost 9 years! Big change from the days when we swapped homes every 1-2 years. This will also be our first renovation for ourselves in that time. So many details to consider! I can’t tell if it’s easier or harder to have yourself as the client.

So that’s the news for now. Oh, and it’s pet name is “The Box”. Here we go.