Archive for March 2015

Sinks In!

Bar Sink (I picked up at Designer Clearance Garage Sale) is a rounded sil-granite under-counter mount. The double Kitchen Sink is an under-mounted sil-granite sink that I picked up at Costco together with matching gooseneck faucets which I will now have to call a plumber to install […]

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The Counter top is Here!

The Granite has arrived!!!!     Expert installation to be provided by “Creative Granite”.  I CANNOT WAIT!!!!      

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Kitchen Sink Installation

The kitchen sinks were previously templated by Creative Granite to ensure correct positioning of the under counter mounted sinks in relation to the windows.  Once the installation of the granite was completed, the plumber I had hired returned to install and complete the plumbing for the sinks.    

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Cabinetry Detail! It’s like Jewellry.

I ordered and installed two tip-out tray drawer fronts for the two sink cabinets. I also ordered extra doors in order to “beautify” blank panel components for the kitchen island and other cabinet ends.

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Cabinetry Installation Completed!

Installation of cabinetry takes time and patience, especially when walls and floor are not 100% level.  This home was built in 1948; therefore, it has some “character flaws” of its own. Shims were required to ensure all base cabinetry were in perfect alignment.  With a granite counter installation, […]

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Alas! Walls and Ceiling can be Painted!!!

Once I finally finished all the mudding and sanding of the new drywall, I primed the walls.  Then applied a finished coat to kitchen ceiling and then to the walls.

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Custom-Made Re-purposed Focal Point

  I had saved the fir timbers from the wall which were torn down at the beginning of this renovation.  I knew something could be built with them.  I  later designed (keeping the scale of the remaining cabinetry in mind) an open-shelving unit which could be retro-fitted […]

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