Weeks ago, Mr. Man cut a LOOOOOOOOOONG and surprisingly (to me) heavy piece of thick steel plate the height of the floor joist that needs reinforcing. When I asked him how he cut the steel, and he looked at me plainly and said, "with a torch."
We had to put this:
We lifted up a ton of metal and did a little steel plate shimmy dance. I would like to personally thank my Bootcamp instructor for making this possible.
Next step is to lay subfloor and um......not? subfloor? so I can paint it.