Month: May 2011

I went to Menards to explore our options for something to use for the window side trim pieces. My original intent was to go with PVC, since it worked really well on the Carriage House/Garage project last year. However, the PVC available in the proper thickness has the wood grain imprinted into it, and the […]
Second window’s upper trim, painted the light yellow color (Vanilla Cream). Second window sill with glue/filler sanded… Second window’s sill ready for primer… Second window’s sill, primed. The second window… The upper window’s sill painted with a second coat of door & trim paint… The first window’s frame and sill, painted with the door & […]
The first section of upper trim, painted the light yellow color (Vanilla Cream). The next section of upper trim, painted the light yellow color (Vanilla Cream). The middle section of upper trim, painted the light yellow color (Vanilla Cream). The last section of upper trim, painted the light yellow color (Vanilla Cream). The second window… […]
The first window sill, repaired and sanded. First window with the side trim removed… Window side trim piece… First window with the other side trim removed… Both pieces of window side trim… First window sill and sides, primed… Detail of first window sill… First window sill and sides, second coat of primer…
The first window upper trim, stripped and sanded. Second window, before… First window… First window sill… The first window upper trim, primed. Second window, ready to start stripping paint… First window sill with some glue/filler added into the larger cracks…
The next section of the upper trim got a second coat of exterior primer. The window sill damage is dry and has been sanded, ready for primer… The damaged area of the window sill got a coat of primer… Stripped and sanded most of the loose paint off… The last section of upper trim piece […]
Trying to retain as much of the original wood as possible, I’m going to re-use what I can. The top piece of trim that runs the length of the side of the house looks to still be in good condition. I’ve always thought it was strange that the previous owners painted that piece blue to […]
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