Author: TheJessle

September 9, 2016 / / overview

Seven years ago I picked up a filing cabinet from Craigslist. It was the perfect size at two drawers that both smoothly operated and, unlike most of them it didn’t have rust creeping up the sides or golf-ball sized pocks. The only problem was that it was the drab gray powder coat…

Read the PostSmall Projects: Filing Cabinet Refresh | DIY

September 5, 2016 / / kitchen project

We’re finally here, folks. My favorite part of this blogging gig; the after shots! Although, to be perfectly honest with you all, these are the 95%, “damn it we’re so close it hurts to look at it sometimes” shots. What that means, if you’re wondering is no, no we didn’t make…

Read the PostKitchen 2: T-Minus 3, 2…

September 2, 2016 / / kitchen project

It’s October 21st, a misty autumn day in New England. The birds are chirping, the leaves are changing and you’ve taken the day off of work to accept delivery on cabinets you ordered over a month ago. Then without much ado, a 16-wheeler truck backs into your driveway and you’re once…

Read the PostKitchen 2: Some Assembly Required

August 26, 2016 / / kitchen project

Nothing is more important to the final product then working from a carefully considered plan. The next most important thing, especially since we all know what happens to the best laid plans in the end, is having excellent quality materials. If you use solid, well built materials, then it’s hard…

Read the PostKitchen 2: The Big Decisions

August 21, 2016 / / kitchen project