6. Arbitrarily deciding to put shelves in at shoulder height and being able to use spare scraps of wood to make it at no extra charge.
7. Knowing that when I look at the front east wall, I'll remember who I was thinking about when I built it that way.
8. Finding myself perched on top of a wobbly ladder in some position worthy of some yoga guru with a drill in my outstretched hand, and getting the peepee giggles about something my 18 year-old and I have been joking about all afternoon.