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Project by Kali2024 posted 1174 days ago 1444 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted to dress up the passthrough between the family room and the living room and wanted more of a separation between the two rooms, so I made some columns

I thought this project was going to be easy-and it would have been, had the walls been straight and even from one end to the other. This was a major challenge to keep the columns straight yet keeping them parallel to the crooked walls in order not to accentuate how crooked they were. Ugh, seriously I wanted to curl up and cry several times, but I love the end result.

I think I’m going to hold off on my list of wood working projects and get back to remodeling the spare bath. be back in a month with (I hope) with a coffered ceiling in the family room.





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Heidi Neely

550 posts in 1807 days


#1 posted 1174 days ago

It’s astonishing how out of square and crooked the walls in our homes can be sometimes! lol! These turned out very nice and really make a statement…I love it! :) Good work

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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Vasko

271 posts in 1319 days


#2 posted 1174 days ago

It looks very good – I noticed the window toppers in the last pic – did you make those, too? I’m going to be doing something like that this fall with polyurethane molding. It all looks so good, I like the wall color, too! It really dresses up a place, doesn’t it?

-- - Cindy, texture freak -

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kine97/Theresa

121 posts in 2411 days


#3 posted 1174 days ago

Great job! It definitely adds character to your rooms.

I looked at your other project & you are doing a WONDERFUL
job of trimming out your home!

Keep up the good work!

-- "My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning, and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can." -Cary Grant

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Kali2024

26 posts in 1206 days


#4 posted 1174 days ago

Thanks everyone!

Vasko, I did make them. Our house did not have any trim around the windows (minus a sill and apron), and I wanted something more than just a standard trim that you see everywhere-def makes the house look more upscale.

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jcees

946 posts in 2432 days


#5 posted 1174 days ago

Nicely conceived and done. Bravo! Running trim can be fun when you don’t have to do it for a living.

always,
J.C.

-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir

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jeanmarc

1886 posts in 2349 days


#6 posted 867 days ago

Great job!

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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