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In which we actually succeed in making a zinc counter for the kitchen island and it looks GOOD!!! Sunday morning we took off the weights, unscrewed the counter top from the island, and flipped it over. The next step in the zinc bending was harder – we needed to fold the zinc under and up […]

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During our extended kitchen design phase, we considered zinc for the whole kitchen, but ultimately we decided on a lovely greenish velvet finish granite. The island had to be different because Import Tile didn’t have an island-sized slab of the granite (islands are typically 30+ inches deep, vs. kitchen counters, which are 24-25 inches deep). […]

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It rained this weekend. It’s early for rain in northern California. It happens – on September 17, 2001, the night we received a stage 4 cancer diagnosis for my Dad, we drove home in the mother of all thunderstorms, hoping against hope it wasn’t a bad omen (it was). But rain in September is rare. […]

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One of my frustrations with all the cabinet choices we’ve seen so far is the finish. They all feel (and some look) like plastic, but ordering them unfinished voids the warranty. I’m also frustrated by the fact that all you can get at a reasonable price is wood (paint kicks you into a different price […]

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The next to last step in our kitchen design is the windows. Vincent had the brilliant idea of replacing them. But what to put there instead? At Restore in Santa Rosa, we find an amazing window with an amazing story. This window (along with a ton of others) came out of a fancy house in […]

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