Category: Office

Picked up some new blinds on clearance at Walmart, today. The new blinds, installed on the west window. The old blinds, on the north window… The new blinds, installed on the north window.
We originally picked up a roll of wallpaper border paper that was supposed to go under the chair rail. That roll got misplaced, but then I found it while going through a box in the Basement… How the walls looked, before… The new wallpaper border. The first section, completed. The next section, completed. Detail of […]
This is the receptacle in the Office, on the other side of the wall… I opened it up… Then, disconnected one of the lines… And, moved it to the new receptacle hole… Then, ran a new length of wire from the new receptacle hole… And connected it where the old one was… And reinstalled everything… […]
Jumping back to this project, I want to start trying to duplicate the top piece of the baseboards… Comparison of an existing piece, and my “blank”. The first cut, seems fairly simple, so I went with that. I used my router table, and a rounding bit… My result, on the left…
To recreate the top piece that is found throughout the rest of the house, I’m using this old piece of wood… I removed most of the old paint. And, then prepared to cut it down to the correct width…
The quick set drywall mud was sanded smooth, and then painted…
While I’m working on patching the ceiling in the Parlor, I’ll patch these holes left over from the cabinet installation… Quick set drywall mud, applied to the holes…
Here’s where the cabinet will be installed… I first mounted a temp, level piece of wood to help keep the cabinet in place during installation. The holes for the wall anchors were drilled… Then, the anchors were inserted. Then, the cabinet was attached to the wall with screws. How the old cabinet looks after installation…
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