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Project by nailbanger2 posted 1568 days ago 1156 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was one of the most frustrating jobs I have ever done. The homeowners were under the impression they knew everything about renovations because they had done one in NJ. Every suggestion I gave was shot down, and sometimes it appeared they were shot down just because I made them. The first two pics are a privacy wall kind of thing between the pedestal sink and commode. Have to have reading material there, hence the magazine rack. The last three are a cubbyhole for towels and whatever a guest brings. I can’t go on, it brings up too many bad memories.

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew





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Greg Wurst

777 posts in 2431 days


#1 posted 1567 days ago

Looks nice. I always love dealing with people who know how to do my job better than I do. :)

-- You're a unique and special person, just like everyone else.

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nailbanger2

952 posts in 1742 days


#2 posted 1567 days ago

When the sentences start with “you just” and end with “done in no time” you know you’re in for a long day.

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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John Stegall

404 posts in 2115 days


#3 posted 1567 days ago

That was what drove me out of doing remodeling for people. Some people can never be pleased. My favorite phrase “I could have done that”.

-- jstegall

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nailbanger2

952 posts in 1742 days


#4 posted 1495 days ago

woodmaster, thanks for the comment, but this was bad. It is only on here to give people confidence.

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1495 days ago

Good design very well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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nailbanger2

952 posts in 1742 days


#6 posted 1495 days ago

Thanks Jim, I appreciate that.

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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DanCo

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#7 posted 1495 days ago

To be honest I liked what you have here. I am remodeling my bathroom and that would work here. Hope the other thread hasn’t pissed you off towards myself.

-- Daniel

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nailbanger2

952 posts in 1742 days


#8 posted 1495 days ago

What other thread, Dan. I’m not aware of anything you may have done for me to be ticked at you. If I can be of any help with your bath, PM me , but believe me, there are far more talented people on this site so just post a question or ask for help and you will get it. LJers tend to form a stampede when you put “help” in the title.

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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mcoyfrog

2885 posts in 2193 days


#9 posted 1422 days ago

Great job, and yes the hardest part is always the client, bummer huh… LOL

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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nailbanger2

952 posts in 1742 days


#10 posted 1422 days ago

Dug, I usually enjoy my clients, these were very different. If you notice, there’s no edge banding on the top, this is because she couldn’t make up her mind if she wanted wood or tile on the top. Just one example.

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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mcoyfrog

2885 posts in 2193 days


#11 posted 1421 days ago

Yup yup me too, they are what keep the hobby/work coming in steady, but sometimes like this one its more PR then real work LOL

Have a great weekend…

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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