Michelle & Andrew

From: Ireland & United States

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    Account Type

    Couple account

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    Travelling to

    Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru

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    Travel dates

    20/12/2017 - 20/12/2020

  • Badges

    Top Workawayer
    Explorer

  • Description

    Hi hosts!

    We will be spending the next two years exploring South America.

    We love the outdoors and exploring new places. Hiking, camping, cycling, horseback riding, caving and good times with old and new friends.

    We are looking forward always to new adventures!

    We are most excited in opportunities that would allow us to design & create furniture, or to work with horses.

  • Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Art project
    Other
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • What skills do you have?

    We have spent the past few years working on carpentry projects for multiple workaway hosts in Mexico, Central America and South America. We have designed and built from raw materials;
    - sunloungers
    - kitchen cabinets and countertops
    - kitchen storage crates
    - side tables
    - window frames
    - window casing
    - window screens
    - closet/wardrobe
    - lighting fixtures
    - shelving units
    - towel racks
    - toilet paper dispensers
    - benches
    - saw horses
    (Some photos below)

    Andrew is a trained carpenter. He has 15 years construction experience in multiple applications of the trade. Other experiences include horse care and farming, and food preparation and service. He speaks fluently in English and Spanish.

    Michelle is a trained mechanical engineer and technical draftsperson in the building services industry.
    Other experiences include retail and coffee/food preparation and service. She speaks fluently in English and has basic Spanish.

    We are hardworking, resourceful and reliable. We can design, build, and decorate. We can care for animals.

    We are open to hearing about any opportunity you have to offer 🙂

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner

  • Age

    30 & 35

  • Nationality

    Irish & American

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies

    • Special dietary requirements

Photos

Sunloungers and side table, March 2018. Our own design. Adjustable lounger backs and ergonomic design.
Closet and desk with chair and lamp, September 2019. Our own design.
Toilet paper dispensers, August 2018. Our own designs.
Wall mounted towel storage and free standing food storage crates, May 2018. Our own design. Made from recycled pallets.
Freestanding kitchen island, July 2018. Our own design. With drawers, shelving and electrical outlet.
Bathroom fixture with towel hooks and shelf, September 2018. Our own design.
Ceiling mounted lighting fixture, September 2019. Our own design in wood and metal.
Window casing & detachable mosquito screens, August 2018.
Clothing Hangers, September 2019. Our own design.
Simple rustic bench, June 2019. Design and build.
Kitchen cabinet and counter, February 2018. Our own design. Fold back doors to make the most of limited space.
Window frames, July 2019. Design and install.

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