Last weekend, Brenkle Court homeowners reviewed basic carpenter skills and safety precautions. One woman confessed to a few sleepless nights worrying about what she’d gotten herself into when it took her two minutes of concentrated effort just to pound in one nail.
Yet our crew gathered on another sunny but chilly October morning and framed their first wall. Together, they bolted it into place and moved on to the second wall. Then the third. It was starting to get easier for everyone. They nailed plywood onto the framing to finish off Saturday’s work.
By the end of the weekend, the Brenkle Court crew had framed and nailed plywood on eight walls.