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The framing was the easiest part of the renos. After months of sweating ripping out the old walls in the basement, most of the new walls and insulation went up over one weekend. My father flew out to help and worked me mercilessly; we were up by 7am to go to HD and finished at 1230am. Needless to say, he is in a lot better shape than me, despite being 24y older. I briefly attempted to do the drywalling myself; but after carrying one sheet down my awkward, narrow basement stairs I realized that by myself it would take a year to do all the drywalling; so once again my credit card took a hit as I paid someone to do the drywalling, taping and sanding for me. Overall, I was quite excited at this point; everything had gone together quickly and was beginning to seem like a basement again. Little did I know how painful my introduction to finish carpentry would be….