My Living Room

Blog series by MarkTheFiddler consisting of 3 parts so far

Part 1: Demo time!

09-14-2012 04:02 AM by MarkTheFiddler | 101 comments »

I have been targetting my living room for the longest time. And since I have been playing with small pieces of wood for several weeks now, my cash situation has recovered and I had the money to invest in my wood floor. This room is where the dominos will start to fall in rapid succession. You see, I own the furniture I will upholster for that room. I own the fabric I will upholster than furniture in. Getting that stuff upholstered get’s it out of my garage and gives me room to work. Wit...

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Part 2: Trim out the fireplace.

11-12-2012 02:35 AM by MarkTheFiddler | 39 comments »

My last post on this has been aging for a while while I get a grip on reality. I haven’t quit working on the house however. I built some tables for another room and upholstered a couch for the living room. I also upholstered 2 sections of a five piece sectional for my wifes den. I suppose I have been doing that to avoid the inevitable. I have to trim out the fireplace. My ideas for refacing the fireplace are way WAY WAY on the back burner. In the meantime, I need to trim out the base...

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Part 3: Progress finally

12-02-2012 11:41 PM by MarkTheFiddler | 13 comments »

I only worked about 12 hours this weekend. I made enough casing for 4 doors. That will take care of all the thresholds in the vicinity. I made enough quarter round for the entire room and then some. I stained and poly’d the fireplace shoe molding. I painted all the baseboard. Most importantly, I installed the baseboard and quarter round in the corner where the Christmas tree will go. It’s caulked and touched up. I managed to buy one more day of life by doing that. You’ll ...

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