Back when we were picking up one of my endless Craigslist treasures, the guy selling it said: I have a pool table I’m getting rid of, you interested? We weren’t… but on the way home, Paul said something to the extent of: pool tables are heavy because there is a slab of slate inside. And […]
don’t miss the before-and-after bath remodel! Every month, I get a few emails asking how we handled the window in our shower… I’d like to reply—oh, la la la… that’s so boring… Wouldn’t you rather ask me what I’m planning to be for Halloween? Why is no one curious about that? But instead of grilling […]
If you missed the bathroom reveal, it’s here! I don’t know how anyone designed their dream bathroom, prior to the advent of online-shopping. I mean, I understand it if you are a hedge-fund manager. Or a time-share magnate… But if you are not? And you actually want to have money left over to buy shampoo? […]
The bathroom remodel took at least three times as long as it should have. Possibly four. Possibly nine. My decision-making process was gruesomely slow and drove Paul to the brink of madness. I mean that. Not in an exaggerated way. But in a very accurate way. It made him crazy that he could not force […]
“I am not a cabinet maker.” Is what Paul said to me months ago, when I showed him my ideas for a giant, recessed, extra-tall, medicine cabinet. He explained that he is not a woodworker, or a finish carpenter, or an elderly Amish man.