He scraped, Bondo'ed, sanded, caulked, primed, and painted while sitting comfortably on the wood ledge below them.
He gets to the ledge by crawling out one of the end windows. Although the wood of the ledge looks weathered, he says it is sound.
This is the "after" picture on the section he has done, as well at the ledge he has been perched on.
Meanwhile, I've moved my sewing machine down from upstairs to the dining room so I can be available to pass him tools and materials as he works.
Sewing keeps my mind and my hands occupied while he's out there.
The only thing I sew are pajamas for Craig. I usually make him one new pair a year. Craig likes 100% cotton PJ's, but we find the ones commercially available never fit quite right. He is 5'6" and on most of them the arms and legs are too long. Rather than buying PJ's and remodeling them, I have modified a pattern that I use over and over.
When the local fabric store has a sale we go together and he picks out fabrics he likes.
This time he picked out four great materials.
The top one (red, blue, yellow, and black) is really fun! It reminds me of the dishes Al and Kelly from Bayfield found for their new Southwest winter home.
There will be a fashion show when I'm finished! I told him I'm going to put at least two of them away for when we are full timing. I really don't want to carry a sewing machine along. There will be storage!