Monthly Archives: June 2009

Success!

We have stools!! 5, 24″ stainless steel stools are currently sitting in the back of our car. They’re not as distressed as I thought by the original picture but that’s not bad thing. The finish is very similar to that … Continue reading

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Road Trip!!

It is 9:30pm and I’m typing this from my iPhone. About an hour ago I was passively trolling around craigslist and came across an ad for 5 “totally cool” stainless steel stools. They certainly looked “totally cool” from the smallish … Continue reading

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Stain Color??

Yesterday I told you what we picked for the top coat but I suppose it might be nice to know what exactly went on BEFORE the poly. Right? Well deal. Timeline so far: Wednesday: first day of sanding & we … Continue reading

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Satin or Semi-Gloss: The Result Show

Saturday we were debating a satin or semi-gloss finish to wrap up our our floor refinishing project. And the WINNER IS….. SATIN! SATIN WINS!! THAAAAAAAAA SATINS WINS!   *NOTE: The above picture is NOT of our house or floor. (pic found … Continue reading

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Bad Birdies

I swung by the house Thursday morning to peer in the front windows at our in-process floor refinishing. While walking up to the house I looked up, thankful it wasn’t raining for a change. Then I saw this. Need a … Continue reading

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Satin or Semi-Gloss?

The first coat of poly went down early Friday afternoon. The second coat goes down today (Saturday) afternoon. Third & final coat goes down Monday. Now we have another dilemma. I guess it’s technically a “decision” but we’re pretty new … Continue reading

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Free Paint!!

I think I’ve seen this making the rounds on a few different blogs. Most recently, I popped up in my reader via The Fourth Door (thanks Eva!). Glidden is giving away a FREE QUART OF PAINT!! Sweet. I’ve spent the … Continue reading

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