September 2018

How to refinish kitchen cabinets by adding trim and paint

2018-09-14T23:18:17+00:00September 14th, 2018|

Oregon summers are perfect. I think the season is so much better here mostly because we have to wait so long for it to come. People get restless from hiding inside during the long rainy season. Eventually though, the weather gets warmer and the grass gets greener. Excitement builds and builds, [...]

August 2018

Installing a reclaimed wood floor

2018-09-14T23:10:43+00:00August 30th, 2018|

It’s the hot part of summer and quite miserable to work in a small garage all day. The planer is so freaking loud, I’ve been keeping the garage door closed to absorb a few decibels since I’m just a few feet from my neighbor’s house. I don’t want them to hate [...]

How to salvage and restore reclaimed wood flooring

2018-09-14T23:12:27+00:00August 24th, 2018|

We gave ourselves a month before moving in to make some changes to the place. Number one on my list was the vinyl kitchen floor. It's gotta go. Technically, vinyl is not a bad surface for kitchens – water resistant, durable, and warm to the toes. It would even be a [...]