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#5439217 - 11/23/14 07:18 PM What do 4 nurses do on their time off?
Novemberyet Offline
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Registered: 07/08/06
Posts: 6521
Loc: Eastland Co.
Build a house. What else? I'm a nurse, my wife is a nurse and both of her parents are nurses.

We moved mom out three years ago and into a camper. The plan was to make that camper last as long as possible then build her something more permanent. I came across a deal I couldn't pass up: an Ulrich 16x32 shell. It was only a mile down the road and got it moved in just before Christmas last year. It was slow but we finally got it done. Between two shoulder surgeries, a foot surgery, switching nursing jobs and expenses, we moved mom in three weeks ago. Four nurses, about $8k in material and a little bit of time.....

First load: 5/8 sheetrock, wire, framing material


Insulated and wired


Opened up the ceiling. 5/8 ain't no joke


This is an art, not just slapped on


That blows


I didn't pick gray, but it went in in two coats


Storage loft over the bathroom


Cabinets before being painted


Completed pictures. Shower in the bathroom


Open concept. Bedroom, living room with kitchen


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#5439235 - 11/23/14 07:25 PM Re: What do 4 nurses do on their time off? [Re: Novemberyet]
Novemberyet Offline
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Registered: 07/08/06
Posts: 6521
Loc: Eastland Co.
Part of the living room


Part of the kitchen


We didn't hire a bit out and it's not half bad. We put down vinyl flooring, runs on 100 amperes, has a 30 gallon water heater and propane. Right around 500 square feet. Mom just turned 60 so it'll last her lifetime. After that, I might have to re-do the walls from the depressing gray and hang an elk shoulder mount up there. She is sentimental and didn't want a lot of new things so she used some of her old stuff and mix and matched her "stuff".

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#5439246 - 11/23/14 07:30 PM Re: What do 4 nurses do on their time off? [Re: Novemberyet]
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Registered: 08/04/10
Posts: 52093
Man that turned out great up
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#5439247 - 11/23/14 07:31 PM Re: What do 4 nurses do on their time off? [Re: Novemberyet]
trjscout Offline
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Registered: 10/10/10
Posts: 718
Nice job you should be proud!!

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#5439267 - 11/23/14 07:38 PM Re: What do 4 nurses do on their time off? [Re: Novemberyet]
Big Fitz Offline
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Registered: 12/06/09
Posts: 2243
Loc: McKinney, TX
That is an awesome job that all of y'all should be proud of.
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#5439295 - 11/23/14 07:51 PM Re: What do 4 nurses do on their time off? [Re: Novemberyet]
goodoboy Offline
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Registered: 08/05/08
Posts: 1942
Loc: Midland Tx.
Looks good Mudd!

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#5439313 - 11/23/14 08:00 PM Re: What do 4 nurses do on their time off? [Re: Novemberyet]
SniperRAB Offline
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Registered: 03/26/12
Posts: 21271
Loc: Nurturing Biosphere Mothership
We did something very similar for my Mother after Pops passed away and she loved it, we did it in my Sisters basement but real close...Looks great Sir and great work up
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#5439321 - 11/23/14 08:02 PM Re: What do 4 nurses do on their time off? [Re: Novemberyet]
cowboybam58 Offline
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Registered: 11/24/10
Posts: 1147
Loc: Abilene
That's awesome. Hope your mom loves it.

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#5439388 - 11/23/14 08:20 PM Re: What do 4 nurses do on their time off? [Re: Novemberyet]
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Registered: 09/06/12
Posts: 135
Excellent. Already planning something like that for my mom.

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#5439476 - 11/23/14 08:41 PM Re: What do 4 nurses do on their time off? [Re: Novemberyet]
Fooshman Offline
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Registered: 07/26/06
Posts: 13984
Loc: Black Dog, Texas
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#5439511 - 11/23/14 08:53 PM Re: What do 4 nurses do on their time off? [Re: Novemberyet]
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Registered: 05/14/09
Posts: 17426
Loc: Denton/Argyle
Well done up
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#5440160 - 11/24/14 08:23 AM Re: What do 4 nurses do on their time off? [Re: Novemberyet]
janie Offline
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Registered: 08/30/05
Posts: 17030
Loc: Collin County TX
That is outstanding. up
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#5440172 - 11/24/14 08:28 AM Re: What do 4 nurses do on their time off? [Re: Novemberyet]
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Registered: 09/24/10
Posts: 34827
Loc: Mansfield, Texas
Turmed out great!!! Nicely done up
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#5440191 - 11/24/14 08:35 AM Re: What do 4 nurses do on their time off? [Re: Novemberyet]
jdk1985 Offline
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Registered: 08/15/11
Posts: 12057
Loc: Waco, TX
nice work. It's amazing what you can accomplish if you just put in a little work.

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#5440217 - 11/24/14 08:43 AM Re: What do 4 nurses do on their time off? [Re: Novemberyet]
Pope&Young Offline
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Registered: 02/02/12
Posts: 5112
Loc: Watauga, TX / Hunt - Eastland
Well done Shane cheers
I'm sure your Mom will love it up
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