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One of the things I did to relieve my frustration last year when my ankle was broken and I couldn’t work on the Schoolhouse was buy things on Craigslist, eBay, and Etsy for the Schoolhouse. It worked. It relieved my frustration (because even though I couldn’t work on the Schoolhouse I found a way to work […]

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Paint is an amazing substance. Looking back over my many projects, I realize I’ve spent an awful lot of time taking it OFF things that shouldn’t have been painted in the first place (or were painted badly) and putting it ON things that needed it. Last week was all about putting it ON. I choose […]

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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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I’ve always been a plaster girl – spackle, joint compound, or my recent discovery, 20-minute mud – you name it, I can use it to good effect. Caulk? Not so much. It’s plastic-y, you have to use that squeeze gun thingy, and it gets all over the place. This weekend, however, I found myself enthralled […]

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In early November, when the Guys left, I made a list of all the things we had left to do and we have been steadily whacking our way through it. Last week we made a ton of progress, working from 7 AM to 8 or 9 at night, except on the nights we went to […]

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