Monthly Archives: April 2010

2010APR24

Nearly one hundred percent first-coated and taped. Beautiful day so worked outside for several hours this evening. Sorting through our slash pile in back yard. Have big stacks of limbs, sticks, rocks, pine needles and duff. Looking forward to getting … Continue reading

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2010APR18

Ninety percent finished taping and mudding first-coat. Then we get to second-coat everything. Then a third coat on all face seams. Then a final float on the butts. Sanding. Priming. Fixing blemishes. Painting first-coat. Trim. Caulk and spackle. Painting second-coat. … Continue reading

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2010APR15

New desktop wallpaper. Our friend, Jason, came over this evening to help with the taping and mudding. I wasn’t as motivated as he was. Worked on the guest bathroom. Should have it first-coated tomorrow night.

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2010APR14

Found a sink for $99 at Home Depot to use in my concrete counter top for our master bathroom. Here’s a very rough drawing I made quickly in Sketchup. There’s no overflow on the sink itself so I’m going to … Continue reading

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2010-04-05

It’s 1:30 AM. I’ve been entering house receipts into the computer. Only a quarter through the pile and we’re already at $12,000.00 out-of-pocket on this house. It’s amazing how much we’ve bought using our own money. If we had relied … Continue reading

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2010-April-04

Small pic of hardwood sample. It’s Tigerwood from Brazil. One foot to seven feet long, 3/4 inch thick, and 4 inches wide. Extremely dense, hard (67% harder than red oak), heavy (60 pounds per cubic foot). Seven coats of an … Continue reading

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