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Category Archives: Arts and crafts
So. After procrastinating for a while, I knuckled down and finished the trim in the new kitchen. So here you can see the undercounter lighting, using LED strips, tile backsplash, and cove trim on top. Undercounter lighting is remote controlled … Continue reading
So.. I’m finally blogging about the kitchen finishing. Floors, cabinets, appliances, paint, drywall, utilities… everything. Used blue tape to lay out the cabinets prior to ordering them. K All done.
A year ago I installed some gutter guards from COSTCO. Easy installation, but now I have spent more effort cleaning the guards than I used to spend cleaning the gutters. The problem is there is so much tree debris that … Continue reading
Total fail. I managed to get the tub on its side only to discover the bottom is glued to the tub and multiple pieces installed on the inside bottom. So it isn’t coming apart that way. So. I put it … Continue reading
While I was away at the far and away, I unplugged and emptied my hot tub. When I got back, I moved it to a new location and that required new wiring run. I couldn’t really work on that in … Continue reading
Despite cutting these grape vines back to the stumps this winter, they all returned and look like they have forgiven me and intend to thrive.
As I said previously, I had a few boxes of scraps from the flooring factory. I took them back to LOWES for no trouble return. But since I only get 90 days to return products, i felt the need to … Continue reading
The bedroom is mostly done. Just need some trim painting, baseboards and touchups and done. In summary, there is nothing here that was here when I started. Raised subfloor 2.5″ Replaced plastic plank floor with 3/4″ hardwood. Removed 4 windows. … Continue reading
Time to put the bedroom floor in. I chose a 3/4″ solid hardwood from Bruce. I bought enough for the bedroob, kitchen, dining and living room. 36 boxes. Each one hundred pounds, 22 square feet, approx $100 per box. I … Continue reading