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By the fall of COVID time, and loving the living room/dining room transformation, I really wanted to finish our last space to remodel. The upstairs of our home contains two bedrooms that are accessed on either side of the stairs. … Continue reading
The west side of the house was originally two separate rooms. One was a bedroom sharing Jack-and-Jill access to the bathroom and a closet, and the other was the living room area with what would have traditionally been the formal … Continue reading
We first had the idea to get started on building a shop in spring of 2018. But it’s amazingly difficult to figure out the steps to begin. After many months and false starts we are pleased to work with Finish … Continue reading
Like many older homes, the rooms in our house are small – until we start messing with them. The entire west side of the house is made up of the living room and dining room. They were separated by a … Continue reading
Okay, so maybe it’s not totally new, but it sure does make the house feel so much more contemporary! Facebook popped up a memory today from 7 years ago. That was when the awesome Wade Hamm saved us by putting … Continue reading
Last weekend we moved 12.5 of the yards of soil referred to in my last post, plus about 6 tons of gravel. To do this I used my favorite toy… a “tool carrier”. I call it a walk-behind bucket, but … Continue reading
We added 13 yards of “splendid soil” on top of a bunch of logs too big to split (filler). Still more work to do, but getting closer!
This is what 10 truckloads of rock looks like. Not bad for a day’s work. Too bad the humidity is about 15% higher today, which pretty much makes it unbearable to keep working. Soon enough it will be beautiful, though.
I’m waiting for paint to dry, well actually it’s primer. A lovely sand color called “Fortune Cookie” will be the next step. It’s hard to believe that this little project started over Spring Break which was the last chunk of … Continue reading
When I first looked at this house in February of 2007, the first thing the real estate agent did when we walked in was to set her lipstick tube on the floor so I could watch it quickly roll towards … Continue reading