Tag Archives: wood

Fixing the Kitchen Cabinet

Back at the end of July, our awesome friend Erin helped us primeone of the free kitchen cabinets we found on craigslist. As you can see, the base cabinet is most definitely used and has holes from its prior installation. … Continue reading

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Kitchen Cabinet

Yes, singular cabinet. The garden apartment kitchen is only 10′ long. We’ve got to fit a fridge & 24″ stove plus 2 base cabinets along the one wall. I came across 6′ of cabinets for FREE on craigslist back in … Continue reading

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How to Hang a Header

Back on June 6th, the garden apartment had a mantle that looked like this – While the drywall was in perfectly fine condition, we decided it would look better more open. So we opened it up. And took it down … Continue reading

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Pie in the Sky Hopes

Remember this TO DO list from a few days ago? Yeah. I’m chuckling too. After the fiasco with our lovely risers, I’m remembering the truth I already know. It will always take longer  &/or cost more money than originally expected. With our … Continue reading

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Hate. Lots & Lots of Hate.

I want to punch our risers in the face; if risers on staircases had faces (or would it be singular “a face”?) but they don’t, so I can’t. GAH! Yesterday I was chipper and optimistic. Today, not so much. We … Continue reading

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You’re Invited!

This coming weekend, July 18 & 19, is our next Work Weekend and your chance to be added to the Wall of Awesome. Here’s the plan: Garden Apartment Paint bathroom Install shower surround Install tile in bathroom & back entryway Secure gas … Continue reading

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Review: JDL Floors

For our floor refinishing, we used JDL Wood Floors. This post details why we selected them, now onto the review. Overall, we were very satisfied with the service and quality of the job and would highly recommend them. Our floors … Continue reading

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