Craftsman Bungalow Restoration #17: Catching Up (Summer 07 - Feb 09)

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Blog entry by gizmodyne posted 02-08-2009 06:29 PM 3082 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 16: Summer 07 --- Kitchen and Den Weeks 6 - 8 Part 17 of Craftsman Bungalow Restoration series Part 18: Cabinet Door Repair »

How does this happen? I have been working in off and on on the house projects since summer.
Last time I wrote here, we were just having the floors done.

Living Room
Here is the after shot.

Looking back the other way

The inglenook

Dining Room
With the addition of the Stickley Table we hosted a great Christmas Dinner.

I built and installed the custom dishwasher panel

I stained and installed the remaining doors and drawers for the kitchen cabinet.

Stained and installed a swinging door.

I also stained three of the original cabinet doors which I am standing next to in the above photo.

Hallway/ Den
I stained and installed the den door and .

I built and installed the 10 remaining wooden screens

Some painted pine.

Some reclaimed fir..

I built three windows from reclaimed fir for the kitchen porch. Tempered glass.

Kristin continued work on the garden.

Furniture Projects.
Happy to say that I finished a few pure woodworking projects over this time as well.
Click for details: L. & J.G. Stickley No. 110 Nightstand Reproductions
Click for details: Flip Top Planer Cart
Click for details: Bookmatched Walnut Box
Click for details: Roycroft Little Journeys Bookshelf Reproduction
Click for details: Grandpa's BoxClick for details: Stickley Dining Table no. 622 Reproduction

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke."

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#1 posted 02-09-2009 03:15 AM

That’s a beautiful home. Thanks for saving it and not demolishing to build a McMansion! I will be following your blog.

-- A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave. ~Benjamin Franklin

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#2 posted 02-09-2009 07:49 PM

Good to see you back online gizmo! Was wondering when we were going to see some more of your work!

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#3 posted 02-24-2009 07:04 PM

absolutely gorgeous.
Looking back are you in disbelief at what you have been able to achieve?

Bravo. Bravo. Bravo.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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