Carpet for a reason

Carpet for a reason

After two and a half years we finally were able to tackle the living room and entry way and prepare the floors for new hardwood. The kitchen is connected to the living room and already has 3/4 maple floors that needed to be refinished along with some spots that needed new boards stitched in. It […]

Duck!

Duck!

No seriously. Ducks are eating our birdseed. Yes, lame post… I’m just testing out the wordpress app from my phone.

Out with the old, in with the new.

Out with the old, in with the new.

Occasionally I get bored with not finishing a project so I start another one. To be fair, I pick stuff I can do my self, like putting a new bath vanity. To make things easy on my self I tried finding a 48″ sink to fit perfectly in the space on the second floor bath. […]

Stringers & Treads

Stringers & Treads

It’s the middle of January, it’s -17F outside with a windchill of -39F. What better time to pull out the tools and create a make shift work room in the middle of your living room. So where are we? Over the last six months, we built a temporary stair-case out of construction lumber so we […]

Coming to a living room near you

Coming to a living room near you

After a full year, the plan is complete. Open concept stairs crafted of maple and maple butcher block. Large built-in’s with drawers and a shelving system. A gas fireplace that actually works with a TV above it,  a sitting curb below it, and brand new maple floors. Traditional modern is what I’ve dubbed it. Not […]

Deck Party

Deck Party

It’s been a busy summer, but things have been getting done. It started with the atrium… Nearly 200 slats of red wood, planed and stained on both sides, gave us this… We also had that old, leaky solarium that was causing havoc inside and out And gave it a new life And that ant invested, […]

Things are happening…

Life’s been hectic, but work’s still happening! Here’s a little snapshot into what was going on today. We are refinishing the floating maple floors on the second level.