(Yeah, I know. That was a very obvious title.)
B”H the masger seems to have recovered, because he showed up this morning and immediately got to work on “Our Stairs: The Sequel”.
Here’s the masger working on the supports and the brackets:
After they were in place and we tested them, the kablan took everything down so he could paint:
In due course, the paint dried (yes, it WAS like watching paint dry!), and the kablan was able to install the steps:
And here’s another view:
And – why not? – how about a view from the attic:
Here’s a close-up of one of the brackets:
And, lastly, a view of the support attached to the floor. If you look carefully, you can see the patched up hole from the old stairs. (It’s one tile to the right.)
Finally, we conclude today’s posting with a very special announcement:
As of this afternoon, the erstwhile hole has been renamed and, henceforth, is to be referred to as: The Attic Stairwell!
The Our Shiputzim editorial board requests that the correct term be employed in all future correspondence. Thank you for your cooperation in this regard.