I'm not very handy. I regret this. I have spent most of my life trying to be handy and trying to do various projects--but it just never seems to work out. Whatever skill set makes one handy--dexterity or coordination or whatever--I lack.
So, when I do something with a modicum success, I'm quite excited and like to celebrate. And, I'm inviting you all to celebrate with me.
After years of hosting football games, nerf wars, wrestling matches, and all kinds of other activities equally inappropriate for a small interior space, the corner of our living room wall was seriously problematic. Huge chips had been knocked out of the wall. Sadly, I didn't take a picture before I put the wallboard compound on. But you get a sense of the length of the wound from this photo.
After sanding and sanding and sanding and applying more compound, sanding again, and then painting, I'm happy to say, that my first venture at wall patching turned out okay. It's not the best ever, and I won't be quitting my day job, but it's credible, I think. Here it is after the repainting.
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