We’re so excited to share how the shared room for our daughters progressed in just one week! As soon as we hit publish on last week’s ORC (One Room Challenge) post, we headed straight to Lowe’s to pick up supplies and get started on the largest project in the room–the built-in bunkbeds. Just yesterday, we attached the crown molding–so it’s been a busy week! There’s still wood-filling, sanding and painting to be done, not to mention the adjacent reading nook, but we thought we’d share…

One Room Challenge: Week 2

We’re so excited to share how the shared room for our daughters progressed in just one week! As soon as we hit publish on last week’s ORC (One Room Challenge) post, we headed straight to Lowe’s to pick up supplies and get started on the largest project in the room–the built-in bunkbeds. Just yesterday, we attached the crown molding–so it’s been a busy week! There’s still wood-filling, sanding and painting to be done, not to mention the adjacent reading nook, but we thought we’d share…

GAINESVILLE -- Man drives car into Lowe's store, gets out, begins using circular saw to cut up lumber. (July 2017)

GAINESVILLE -- Man drives car into Lowe's store, gets out, begins using circular saw to cut up lumber. (July 2017)

http://jackplan.tumblr.com/ possesses superb recommendations as well as techniques to timber working.

http://jackplan.tumblr.com/ possesses superb recommendations as well as techniques to timber working.

Make own table; great website!  Plans for coffee table too!  Patio furniture on the cheap?  2x4x8 ft. lumber is $4 ea. @ Lowe's = $20 total for lumber for this table + stain, poly, screws, circular saw...hrrm.  Would the top be flat enough for stuff to not fall over when placed on top?

Make own table; great website! Plans for coffee table too! Patio furniture on the cheap? 2x4x8 ft. lumber is $4 ea. @ Lowe's = $20 total for lumber for this table + stain, poly, screws, circular saw...hrrm. Would the top be flat enough for stuff to not fall over when placed on top?

I created this mixed wood wall with cheap wood paneling from Lowes, leftover stain and paneling nails for around $40. UncookieCutter.com

Mixed Wood Wall - Easy & Cheap DIY

I created this mixed wood wall with cheap wood paneling from Lowes, leftover stain and paneling nails for around $40. UncookieCutter.com

Building interior window insulation panels Cost: $1.25 sq/ft -Price based on common lumber prices at stores like Lowes. Can be even less if using cheaper bought wood. Commercially made products cost $9 sq/ft Time: 2 people, 40-45 min per window frame Avg. savings for harsh winter climates: $4/$10 per sq/ft of window. Page includes more specific cost savings calculator. Able to be removed in summer months.

Building interior window insulation panels Cost: $1.25 sq/ft -Price based on common lumber prices at stores like Lowes. Can be even less if using cheaper bought wood. Commercially made products cost $9 sq/ft Time: 2 people, 40-45 min per window frame Avg. savings for harsh winter climates: $4/$10 per sq/ft of window. Page includes more specific cost savings calculator. Able to be removed in summer months.

Great guide to lumber, it's Lumber grade stamp as well as what problems in wood are called and a picture of it.  Lowes guide.

Great guide to lumber, it's Lumber grade stamp as well as what problems in wood are called and a picture of it. Lowes guide.

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