The shed of my dreams

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Blog series by Sandra updated 01-05-2013 12:25 PM 3 parts 7196 reads 21 comments total

Part 1: The everlovin' pile of gravel

09-25-2012 01:21 AM by Sandra | 7 comments »

I would like to build a shed. Over the past five years, I’ve purchased books on basic carpentry, shed building, joinery, table saws, shelf building and trim.I’ve purchased a Bosch colt palm router, a Bosh plunge router, a 10”SCMS and a Bosch table saw (on a gravity-rise stand no less!) and a Bosch jigsaw. Of course the table saw came with a drill and impact driver. I also caved into an informercial and ordered a Sonicrafter. I love it, but since I have nothing to compare...

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Part 2: Shedless for another year...

09-26-2012 11:05 PM by Sandra | 6 comments »

For the past four weeks, we’ve had renovations going on in our basement. I’m pleased with the progress, and the contractor has been fantastic. Nevertheless, the chaos in the house has been a bit tiring. I can’t find my garage floor, not that it was neat in the first place. The stuff from the basement is in the garage, and the dining room. The stuff the contractors are using is in the garage…... And since I picked up some rough hardwood planks last night, I now...

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Part 3: Let the planning begin!

01-05-2013 12:25 PM by Sandra | 8 comments »

We spent a wonderful Christmas season with family this year, staying home and letting them all come to us. On New Year’s Eve, when asked what his goals were for 2013, my favourite uncle said, “To stay healthy, then everything else is a possibility.” Wow. Truer words were never spoken. Now that they’ve all gone home, I’ll spend the next few days getting the house back in order, putting away decorations and reminding the kids that Toblerone does not count...

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