Month: September 2010

September 23, 2010 / / front door project

So one of the earlier tasks we had to take care of was replacing the front door. It was a 32 inch wide entrance way, and was pretty beat up. Like, tic-tac-toe games scratched into it kind of beat up. We decided this would be the perfect opportunity to open…

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September 23, 2010 / / attic door project
September 16, 2010 / / attic door project

A friend told me that they were impressed with the blog because they were terrified of putting holes in their walls.  How about holes in the ceiling?  Does that count? Edit 9/23/2010:   So I learned how to embed video on the blog today thanks to this guy.  Thanks guy!

Read the PostHome Videos: Put a Hole Riiiight There

September 16, 2010 / / overview

So you want to replace your front door do you?  Maybe mow the lawn for the first time?  How about paint a room? These and many other projects would be classified by most logical, rational and sane people as “Simple Projects.” Things that can be done in an afternoon –…

Read the PostHome n00b Tip #2: Simple Projects are Never Simple

September 15, 2010 / / kitchen project

So we demolished the cabinets. We pulled up all the floors. We decided this was a good time to start the electrical work, but in punching a new hole in the wall, discovered absolutely no insulation in the walls. None. Drywall and then exterior wall. What did we do? Spent…

Read the Postkitchen of tears: part 2- the threshing