So. We got another square grand piano. (Here is the first.) Somehow in my world, this is not really a big deal and what I’m actually writing about are the marble slabs that were also headed to the dump. But the piano is how we got there, so I guess requires some explanation.
The last time you saw the repurposed-piano kitchen island, we had designed the storage, and built and installed the drawers… but we still needed pulls for the drawer faces. We couldn’t finish the front without knowing exactly what the hardware would be. If you’re new, this is the post to read to understand the how/why of the design details…(…)
I am aware that I am a person whose inner Self appears to skew towards frivolous lunatic… Today’s post will do nothing to alter that perception. Sometimes people wonder how Paul does not find this deeply aggravating, but that is the miracle of Self’s existence: Self is not contingent on anyone’s approval. Also, Self would(…)
What we’ve finished since the last kitchen remodel progress report: – sheet rock the ceiling in the addition (no more beadboard). – sheet rock the wall where we removed the bathroom. – paint back doors— inside white/outside color. – install recessed lighting in addition. – figure out window configuration. – order windows. – take up(…)
I spent the weekend failing to get a handle on life… instead, I took a trip to Fabric Row; beginning the rapid decent into rhinestones, parking tickets, and indecision-induced-paralysis: where I got a glimpse of my project as madness, but plowed forward anyway because the other option was sanity… which goes directly against my principles. Then(…)