LumberJocks

A & C Living room make over #7: Made and installed the last of the trim.

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Greg Salata posted 1750 days ago 1112 reads 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 6: The final upper wainscot sections. Part 7 of A & C Living room make over series no next part

It has been a while but I finally finished the living room.
The last of the trim has been installed.

The baseboard proved to be more challenging than I had hoped for.
The house over the last 100+ years has settled so every bit had to be scribed and planed to fit.

There are still pieces to build for the room but at least it is finished.

I plan on adding a period correct light to finish it off.

thanks for looking.

Greg

Here is the finished product finally…......................about 2 years later than my wife had hoped for.



9 comments so far

View Vincent Nocito's profile

Vincent Nocito

406 posts in 1962 days


#1 posted 1750 days ago

Absolutely beuatiful. Great work and I enjoyed backtracking through the project.

View Beginningwoodworker's profile

Beginningwoodworker

13337 posts in 2271 days


#2 posted 1750 days ago

Nice job on the trim!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

View Todd A. Clippinger's profile

Todd A. Clippinger

8715 posts in 2697 days


#3 posted 1750 days ago

NICE! Now there is a project you will enjoy everyday.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

View blackcherry's profile

blackcherry

3146 posts in 2421 days


#4 posted 1750 days ago

Very nice work, some 5 1/2 crown molding around the antler might set this room into Big Game Room LOL…Blkcherry

View Alan's profile

Alan

443 posts in 2002 days


#5 posted 1750 days ago

Nice trim, the paint colors look really good too.

-- Alan, Prince George

View CaptainSkully's profile

CaptainSkully

1190 posts in 2156 days


#6 posted 1749 days ago

Unbelievable! I see you posted the end table, but did you make the Morris chair/entertainment center/interior doors/writing desk/rocking chair too? How much wood to you have left? If we weren’t going to be buying a boat to live on for the next x years, we’d be getting a bungalow somewhere in the SF East Bay, just so I could do what you’ve done.

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

View Greg Salata's profile

Greg Salata

122 posts in 2360 days


#7 posted 1749 days ago

Thanks everyone…..............

CaptainSkully,
Most of those items in that room are antiques that we have acquired, some took quite a bit of repair to bring them back.

There are other pieces around the house that I have built.
Eventually, everything will be antique, something I made or soon to be replaced with one of the above.
I have a copy of a Limbert footstool almost finished to go with the Morris chair.

Also a copy of a L&JG Stickley magazine nearly completed.

I am now moving to the next room making all new trim.

I am also in the planning stage for the entrance to the kitchen.
Hopefully will be a combination of columns, beams with a possible built in ( not trying to get too far ahead of myself).

I probably have another 6000 + bf? of white oak that is mostly quarter and rift sawn stashed away.

Stay tuned for more action hopefully this winter.

Greg

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

111999 posts in 2175 days


#8 posted 1726 days ago

Thatd great a job well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View shinju's profile

shinju

185 posts in 1930 days


#9 posted 1672 days ago

very nice a have a friend who has a collection of cards used,if you like i will ask if he would like to part with some, happy holiday shinju

-- enjoy, be well and enjoy life with all around you

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase