The past few days I’ve been tackling the living room trim, and there is finally some visual progress! Lots of nail hole filling, sanding, etc not to mention the cutting […]
Believe it or not our fireplace mantle use to be even more ornate. You can see on the sides a faint outline of pilasters that were ripped off for whatever […]
Fireplace, with white dots: Close up. It’s old wood putty that doesn’t match our newly stripped wood, probably filled in just before it was painted. I tried a few tools […]
Presenting: the paint-less mantle! … after many hours of chemical stripping, sanding, and picking with random tools at the details. I had already spent a lot of time on this […]
Even those of us with major renovations occurring in their living room can create a fall vignette on their mantel. Ignore the unpainted walls, plastic on sconce, and the 90% […]
To complement the credenza and half bath… Obviously some more stripping sanding and refinishing to go: Lovely!