DIY Projects 1 – Steampunk Computer Desk

Steampunk Computer Desk

When you’re on the hunt for a new computer desk there are many options to choose from; but what if your style is a bit more eclectic, and you are looking for something that isn’t only functional but is also ergonomic and truly unique – Well, you may have just found yourself in the right place. Check out my new Steampunk Computer Desk! Continue reading

Maine Escape DAY 28 – Foaming Mad

Maine Escape DAY 28 Foaming

DAY 26 – Foaming Mad

PREVIOUSLY – Maine Escape

Yesterday at the Maine Escape the Family abandoned me so I took some time to recap the first 26 days onsite. Today I’m digging into the drywall and trying out a new seaming technique.

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RENOVATIONS – Refinish Old Wood Floor

Renovations 1 Refinish Old Wood Floor

RENOVATIONS – Refinish Old Wood Floor

HISTORY – Refinish Old Wood Floor

Hardwood is the most popular flooring option in the United States. While most early colonial houses had softwood floors, it wasn’t until the 1900’s that hardwood flooring became readily available (ref. The History of Wood Flooring). Chances are if you plan on buying a house older than 1970 it will have hardwood floors and this renovations blog is about how to refinish an old wood floor and make it beautiful again.  Continue reading

DIY Projects – Modern Rustic Door

DIY Projects - Modern Rustic Door

DIY Projects – Modern Rustic Door

BACKGROUND – Modern Rustic Door

Some of the best projects come from casual remarks and good friends. This is one of those projects. It all started with a dear friend mentioning that her condo door needed fixing and ended up becoming an amazing journey to create a Modern Rustic Door to fit in a standard door frame.  Continue reading

Maine Escape DAY 25 – Plumbing

Maine Escape DAY 25 Plumbing

DAY 25 – Plumbing

PREVIOUSLY – Maine Escape

Yesterday at the Maine Escape it was a mad rush to get holes bored and framing details finished to support the mechanical and electrical systems. Today it’s all about plumbing.

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