Category: home

June 26, 2017 / home

I have a dresser in my bedroom that has been in the family for a while. I’m told my uncle used it as a boy,…

October 17, 2015 / home

I was in a conversation with my friend Jeff, at a housewarming, last weekend. He was talking about painting his porch. But not just painting,…

June 4, 2014 / home

I rehung (rehanged?) door #4, today. It was one of those doors that took a bit of encouragement to latch shut. Besides the heavy layers…

May 26, 2014 / home

One of the issues I run into when refinishing the doors comes after the first complete sanding. I’ve generally got it down to bare wood…

May 2, 2014 / home
March 20, 2014 / home

The most time consuming and detailed part of refinishing the doors in my house involves stripping the paint from the door moulding, (as opposed to…

December 28, 2013 / home

There’s a story behind the purchase of my house, that I thought should be known. It’s not a good story. So I will be completely…

August 19, 2013 / home

Best ‘mistake’ purchase I think I’ve made for this house is a large pair of channel lock pliers. I mean… very large. Heeee-uge. I needed…

June 26, 2013 / friends

I posted the following two bits on Facebook a couple weeks ago; but I wanted to share them here as well, for long term archiving:…