Lucky 13

We cleaned up the shop and the sewing room.

Breaking news!–from a week ago

More tardy updates with minimalist expository!

Exterior of the new carport is all metal

Pics of finished product coming soon!

Trimming the new built-in bookshelves

Pics of finished product coming soon!

A good day today in the sewing room…got about 80% of all the wood trim nailed up.

Pics of finished product coming soon!

Practice makes (more) perfect

Hanging old doors in an old house requires the old skill of mortising wood for hinges. Mortising for hinges requires very sharp chisels.

Sharpening is an art unto it’s own

A good hinge mortise will exactly fit the hinge in 3 dimensions.

Sometimes, just sometimes, it all works the way it should

A beautiful fit and doesn’t swing by itself

Looking much better

All this trim is made from stock yellow pine with a table saw, router table, and chop saw.

First window we’ve trimmed completely from scratch

A good bit of wood trim to do yet, including picture rail, chair rail and a little cove molding where the ceiling meets the walls.

Just in time for cooler weather, our new helper in the addition:

No longer just a yard lizard