Monthly Archives: May 2015

Floors and More

Week 5 concluded with 95% of the floors coming in and about 80% of the paint on the walls. I spent all of Memorial Day knocking working in the Family Room. By 11 PM the entire room was primed and I … Continue reading

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Shameless Plug

My End Grain article is feature in the upcoming issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine as indicated here. I’m kinda pumped it’s in the same issue as the Traveling Tool Chest. Carry on…

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Another Weekend of Work

I returned home from work on Friday to find a whole bunch of cabinets installed. Sweet. My wife and I also tackled painting in the living room. Remember, we weren’t planning to do anything to this room but we couldn’t … Continue reading

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Week 4 Begins

The drywall was hung and a few coats of mud were put on this this week. Then the tile went down and was grouted over the weekend. Plus I was able to get some woodworking incorporated. I removed the mantel … Continue reading

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For Jim

I read a blog post from my internet woodworking buddy Jim recently.  It reminded me of the term Gumption Traps from Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. I too suffer from these episodes. Currently, I’m not going through this phase … Continue reading

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We Get Ambitious

We couldn’t just stare at our living room with no furniture, ugly wallpaper, and outdated paneling. So after getting back from a week of travel and getting settled into the chaos, my wife and I decided to tug at some … Continue reading

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