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Kitchen Progress: The Next Three Things

I officially started the kitchen renovation about a year ago, and between February and May I tore most of the kitchen apart, rearranging cabinets… Taking…

January 11, 2017 | 17 Comments | Read the Full Article

I Bought Something Off Craigslist and Didn’t Get Killed By an Axe Murderer

I feel like there are two things that the Internet community at large is so blase about, and that I have never personally been comfortably…

January 23, 2013 | 63 Comments | Read the Full Article

Plumbing 101: Installing a Delta Touch20 Faucet

This post is a long time coming. Almost two years, in fact, since I was invited to visit the Delta Faucet Headquarters with a bunch…

Liberty House: The Surprising Kitchen

There was a point in time where I thought I’d be jumping up and down in joy (having cleared the remaining red tape from this…

February 29, 2012 | 28 Comments | Read the Full Article

Kitchen Progress: Paint & Counters

Let me just say that not much could top the finish and luxury of the half-inch plywood that has been standing in place of counters…

October 16, 2011 | 5 Comments | Read the Full Article

The Unexpected Kitchen: Progress

Having the kitchen cabinets in makes a world of a difference in the way the house looks, even if its a completely non-functioning space as…

Rustic Beachy Full Bath: Reveal!

This room deserves at least one exclamation point for being the first (and currently only) room in the house that can be considered “complete”. Which,…

Assembling a Corner Sink Base Cabinet

Making an impromptu decision to install the kitchen cabinets last weekend was one of the most fun and satisfying projects that has been tackled in…

And Now, Hardware

If you follow DIYdiva.net on Facebook, then you know exactly what MysteryMan said after he helped the dudes unload this veritable sea of cabinet boxes…

February 28, 2011 | 14 Comments | Read the Full Article

Kitchen: Check This Off The List

I mean, not the “done” list… I’m ambitious, but I’m not superwoman. Most days, at least. But I can check “kitchen cabinets” off the the…

January 23, 2011 | 7 Comments | Read the Full Article

Kitchen Cabinet Plan

So we’re planning on taking the big kitchen cabinet leap soon. Soon-ish. Maybe this year sometime. Or, you know, I might just set up some…

January 6, 2011 | 34 Comments | Read the Full Article

Kitchen Question: Black or White?

At some point I’m going to want to be able to cook somewhere other than the back yard. Possibly. And that’s going to require doing…

Would you cook here?

As you can imagine, I used the long weekend to my advantage, working 10 hour days between the Memorial House and Garrison Road. I actually…

Memorial House: Demolition Begins

As always, stories that end up with me demolishing the hell out of something start out with, “What happened was….” So. What happened was… I…

April 17, 2009 | 3 Comments | Read the Full Article

Sonofa…

This post is a lesson in “be very careful what you wish for.” For example, if you frequently write posts in your blog about DIY projects…

February 2, 2009 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article