Monthly Archives: November 2003

Bedroom 2 – The Restoration – Clear Coating The Floor

Clear coating was done in the same method as the staining.  The key is always keeping a “wet” edge. Detail of the clear coating process.

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Bedroom 2 – The Restoration – Staining The Floor Completed

Once the first coat of stain was dry, a second coat was added.  The old fir floors soaked up the stain really well, so it only took two coats of stain to achieve the depth we were looking for.  After … Continue reading

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Bedroom 2 – The Restoration – Staining The Floor

After all of the floor edges were sanded, we used a shop vac to get as much of the sanding dust as possible off of the floor.  Then, we used tack rags to get any remaining dust.  Once this was … Continue reading

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Bedroom 2 – The Restoration – Sanding The Floor Edges

Since the paint was removed from the edges of the floor earlier this year, the next step was to sand the wood down so that it matched the level of the rest of the floor.  We just used a basic … Continue reading

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Main House Exterior – South Side – Front Gable, More Decorative Shingle Reinstallation

Preparing to begin reinstalling the decorative shingles on this cold day. The next three courses reinstalled, above the first (dark green) course that was reinstalled a few months ago. A few final adjustments on the fourth (dark yellow) course. Fifth … Continue reading

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