Don't think "need," think privilege, assuming it's pretty close to S. Orange.
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I have too much privilege. I'm working my way down the pyramid.
About 3 hours, but don't worry you'll have the South Mountain Reservation in your SO backyard. Very nice woodlot. Lots of deer; occasional body.
I think it might be cool.
Really enjoying the place.
This weekend I celebrated a belated Dominion Day with a doublebit.
Finished the shakes on a bunkie.
Did a little light reading.
And found a secret tunnel in the woods.
Edited by lefty - 7/13/16 at 5:29pm
Let me know when you get into the catacombs.
Hot bods? I like hot bods.
Thanks, R. After posting that pic here, I was concerned by the film on the wood. But the contractor said most of that was just powder from the decomposing old insulation that had drifted down. Some was mold, and he'd treat everything he didn't replace with Copper-Green.
Speaking of replacement, he's replaced or will be replacing all the studs that he didn't think would disturb the lath and plaster if they were removed, and those he's reinforcing. This guy is really thorough:
And instead of shaving the joists to allow the tile floor to be flush with the hardwood in the hallway, he installed plywood level with the joists: