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Remodeling a family cottage #5: Window dressing

08-20-2013 09:25 PM by Craftsman on the Lake | 20 comments »

The past couple of days I have prepped some oak and cut it into the parts I need to make the architrave moldings in the living room. As you can see it consists of four parts. One thin strip, one cove, and two ogees. Stacked one atop another they make a nice window top. The side moldings are fluted. Simple design, not difficult to make and a nice effect that will not need any other window dressing like curtains..The parts: from left to right. thin strip, large cove, narrow ogee, wide ogee..Cap...

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That old house #7: Perhaps within a year???

04-02-2012 04:48 AM by BillyJ | 3 comments »

I’m very rapidly approaching the 1-year mark on this renovation. It seems like a lifetime of work that keeps going. SO many things have changed, I hardly recognize the initial proposal. In fact, I just looked at the proposal, and this remodel has increased at least 3-times in size and scope. It is not longer the original plan; that went to the wayside almost immediately. Here is where I stand. 1. New ideas make more work. The painting is finished (I think), and there should not be...

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