Got the final inspection today! Woot! Not a whole lot to add to the previous update, but got the final inspection on the electrical today. Finally. And having sufficient sockets is amazing. The power strip quotient in the house has gone way ...
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Location: Petaluma, CA
Bought a 1947 cottage in southwest Petaluma (about 45 minutes north of San Francisco) in January of 2008, our projects started by ripping out the carpets to reveal the gorgeous white oak floors. We never want to move again, so we're slowly turning this place into the home we want to spend the rest of our lives in.
We'll be building our own kitchen cabinets, eventually hope to build our own doors, make doing the place up with beautiful wooden fixtures our hobby.
I'm also slightly active over at LumberJocks, along with my own extensive web presence.
-- Dan Lyke, Petaluma California, http://www.flutterby.net/
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So: Template, made of two pieces of ¾” plywood: One has squares cut out for the two sizes of boxes (1 gang and 2 gang), one holds it the appropriate distance off the floor, and is on the outside so that it goes over baseboards. Run...
When we moved in, I looked at the wiring in the crawlspace, saw the ancient non-metallic sheathed cable downstairs, didn’t get huge warnings from the home inspector, and thought we were all groovy, if a little out-dated. The house was on ...
The awful paneling is starting to deteriorate and it’s time to re-do the bathroom. We’re narrowing in on tiling options (probably 18” cut stone tiles), we already know the flooring, and we’re looking at what to do for fixtu...