Month: November 2009

Area for the transitional woodwork, ready for reassembly. Left side piece of transitional woodwork, reinstalled. Right side piece of transitional woodwork, reinstalled. Shot of both side pieces of transitional woodwork, reinstalled. Header piece of transitional woodwork, reinstalled. Full shot of all of the transitional woodwork, reinstalled.
The base woodwork that makes up the transitional wall from the Dining Room to the Sitting Room is all solid oak. The finish isn’t bad, but it just needs a bit of cleanup. Since the original finish is shellac, it was just a matter of using some denatured alcohol to reactivate the finish and get […]
Now, I’ll connect the wiring that leads to the new receptacle to the basement light circuit. This piece of wire runs between two basement light fixtures. I will remove it from the light fixture that’s just to the right of this photo, and run it to the new junction box… A new piece of wire […]
Two of the three pieces that make up the header of the transitional woodwork have been reassembled.
All of the transitional woodwork has been stained and clear coated. Since the finish on the columns still looks good, we’ll be leaving that as it is. Detail of the main piece, between the columns, completely stained and clear coated. Surprisingly, the new stain color is pretty close to the old shellac color on the […]
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