Blog entries tagged with 'living room'

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Living room floor

07-15-2010 03:48 PM by DrRum | 1 comment »

I bought my house almost 2 years ago and the upstairs had carpet which was a mess. When we ripped it out we found some 2” wide oak and then for some reason plywood. Seems like the previous owner was thinking of adding a second layer of ply to the subfloor and then maybe add something over?? The adjoining kitchen had the same layer of ply under the linoleum (spelling??). So we found that in order to get the flooring we wanted (she wanted 5” wide brazilian cherry), that we were l...

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Rental House Work #4: Front Wall Surprise and Repair

08-23-2009 06:28 PM by 3fingerpat | 6 comments »

The next saga of the rental house documents the front wall repair that was not planned or expected. I had contracted a carpenter to replace several rotted fascia and soffit boards during the replacement of the roof and also asked him to replace one piece of rotted 2×4 that I found on the front porch overhang. Just before our arrival in Oregon, I got the call from the carpenter reporting that there was much more extensive damage and rot then he was tasked with and recommended that I loo...

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My House Punchlist #1: The Beginning

01-06-2009 05:57 AM by NedB | 5 comments »

I suppose that having lived here for almost 10 years now it isn’t really the Beginning. However. This is a new year and I finally have a New year with a workshop at the house with all of my woodworking tools at hand. The past few years they’ve been in a storage unit downtown (relative term for Lakeport NY). The house is a ‘starter’ home, in a relatively rural area of NY near Syracuse. We’re in an area which used to be ‘camps’ but now is primarily ...

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Woodshop to house #2: It's coming along

12-16-2008 11:17 PM by Jimthecarver | 5 comments »

Hi All, I am getting very close to being finished.As you can see we have decided to move in early as the snow was coming. I have a drawer to build that goes under the heater area and will hold about three 40 pound bags of wood pellets. The top ended up being 2.5 ” thick and supports the pellet stove fine.The kitchen is looking better after installing the appliances and should look even better after I get the cabinet doors built and installedMore pics to come as I get a chance to do mor...

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