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Archive for the 'projects' Category

Fabric, Now to Find a Sewing Machine

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Cushion Fabric Last week I posted about my somewhat uncertain purchase of two chairs via Craigslist. I was uncertain about the wisdom of the purchase because one needs a rip/tear repaired in the seat area, and neither chair has a seat cushion, though one empty chair cushion cover came with the lot. Not being in […]

Warm Carriage House

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

The Power of Ice Very good news here yesterday! The plumber we hired turned out to be a gem! He disconnected the small 2.5 gallon water heater, connected the 40 gallon tank, made sure the heat tape around the pipes is functional, checked out all the pipes for splits (3 needed replacement, see picture above) […]

Heating the Carriage House

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

View of Carriage House There has been little talk of the 1879 carriage house, though I may have mentioned it early on in this blog. It has been used as office space for various businesses since the 1980’s, most notably by a lawyer and financial planner. The interior has been completely renovated and is business-ready […]