Category: kitchen project

March 7, 2011 / / kitchen project

i repurposed the front light for the porch light, since the original one was kind of hideous. unfortunately, the fixture didnt fit upright, so i mounted it like this. shits hella classy. WE DO PAPER PLATES HERE.

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January 4, 2011 / / kitchen project

we decided to finish up the kitchen before the electricity was fully hooked up. this is mostly due to the fact that our cabinets and appliances were coming in. so, we preemptively ran some wires up and started putting the walls in. insulation up, drywall measured, screwed into place, and…

Read the Postwalls of the dry variety

October 18, 2010 / / kitchen project

So this one has been a while coming, but we didn’t have a floor for some time. I know I probably mentioned the four layers of floor we need to pull up to get to the “subfloor”, but I never mentioned the reinstallation part. Essentially for about a month we…

Read the PostLaying down the floor.

October 6, 2010 / / kitchen project

Upon realizing that our kitchen only seemed large enough due to the miniature sized appliances in it, we decided to do something pretty irreversible. We knocked down the wall in between that and the dining room, opening up the space pretty considerably. Now, one cannot just take a main support…

Read the PostKitchen of Tears: part 3 – Manifest Destiny

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