We're getting down to the nitty gritty with the work on the new front door. It feels really good to be making some serious headway and it almost feels like we might actually get the project finished! :-) We still have a lot left to accomplish, but we're finally to a...
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When a newbie construction member joins a crew, the existing crew usually puts the new member through a bit of an initiation process. One of the construction rights of passage is when the crew tells the neophite to run to the hardware store and pick up a "board stretcher." The...
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As we power on through the extremely time consuming and ridiculously intricate project that is The Front Vestibule, we occasionally run into situations where a little bit of time and patience go a long way towards making the project much better. Sometimes the need to work slower and more deliberately...
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One of the tasks we've been faced with throughout our renovation involves the discovery and restoration of period authentic hardware. We're replacing hinges, rim locks, door knobs, and any number of iron or steel items that have removed from the house by previous owners and renters. Typically, our search for...
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As part of our overall vestibule/curb appeal 2.0/new salvaged front door efforts, we've opted to change the configuration of the entry to the house. We're doing this by moving the current front door to the inner door, and then placing salvaged divided lite double doors on the front of the...
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