Who doesn’t hate vinyl storm windows? Seriously. They’re ugly and they don’t work well. Because we kick it old school, we ordered a custom-made set of traditional wooden storm windows from Adams Architectural. Continue reading Storms of the Century
My baseboards project is taking a lot less time than I expected. Between that and totally missing the smell of singed paint, I decided to strip a doorframe or two while I’m on vacation. Here’s the bathroom doorframe: before, during, and after. Continue reading Strippin’ in my free time
After a couple of ridiculously tough months of work, I’m on vacation this week. And like the Good Book says, there’s no better remedy for creative burn-out than a week of manual labor.
So this week, I’m staining, shellacking, cutting, and installing the cap and shoe for our living-room and dining-room baseboards. Continue reading A Restorative Vacation
We toured the world, adopted three children from every village we passed through, got four doctorates each, started a vineyard, retired as millionaires, and completely mastered DDR. That’s why we haven’t updated in almost a year. Continue reading Holy geez, we’ve been gone a long time!
You can pretty much pay anyone to do anything. We decided to pay AAA-1 Masonry a whole bunch of it to disassemble our front steps and clean the mortar off the old bricks so they could reuse them and rebuild the steps! What a hoot!