Monthly Archives: June 2010

2010JUN27SUNDAY 2

============================================ “railing” : almost ready to trim “bullnose” : milled Doug fir bullnose out of two-by. piece standing against wall is stained and clear-coated sample. “nosing” : just a wider view of the 12-foot bullnose i milled and the tigerwood … Continue reading

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2010JUN27SUNDAY

================================================ “Pre-assembly of deck railing” : a folding table makes the perfect worktop for assembling the railing with pocket joinery. These are the rough Douglas fir 2×4 top rail and bottom rail (ripped to 2-1/2″). I always “trust the math” … Continue reading

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2010JUN26SATURDAY

Spent half the day fabricating bullnose out of glued-up Tigerwood flooring. My saw blades bent in the 1-1/2″ stock so I made a mock-up out of a Douglas fir 2×4. Mellissa stained and clear-coated it and it looked great. We … Continue reading

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2010JUN25FRIDAY – PART 2

————————————————— “lumber” : in case you wondered what $400 of material looks like. “layout” : i draw everything out and plan ahead to avoid costly mistakes. “locate” : the center hole is for a 5/16″ X 6″ lag bolt from … Continue reading

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2010JUN25FRIDAY – PART 1

Some shots of our property taken from Google Street View.

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2010JUN24THURSDAY

hoping to have cabinets in another two weeks. also will begin building door jams and hanging doors this weekend. deck railing, porch railing/stairs, and interior stair railing = top priority right now. need to get all the safety and code … Continue reading

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2010JUN20SUNDAY

finished laundry tile friday. worked on deck railing saturday. took a much needed break from house stuff today. took some pics. will post tomorrow?

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