david selassie

upstairs hole

i spent the last few days calculating exactly where the upstairs will go. this finally let me cut out the hole in the living room ceiling.

first, i had to cut out the wiring for the living room fan and front porch light.

a pile of knob an tube ceramic pieces section of attic floor where the wiring used to be

then i was able to cut out and kick down the ceiling. it was doubled up drywall on lathe and plaster.

looking down from the attic through the new hole at the pile of lathe and plaster debris in the basement view of the hole in ceiling from the living room pile of debris in the basement