A Built-In Desk

A Built-In Desk

The room is now completely wired and the desk is installed… all that is left is an application of sanding sealer to all of the cabinetry followed up with varnish.  Fortunately, the bookshelves have already been varnished.          ...
More Storage; New Old Light Fixture

More Storage; New Old Light Fixture

The large storage unit is now almost finished.  It still needs a plywood panel where it connects to the desk and the entire thing needs varnishing.  Like its smaller mate on the other side of the room, this one has electrical receptacles in the base and on the top (to...
Storage Unit

Storage Unit

The first storage unit has now been built.  It still needs to be varnished, however.  The sliding doors are awaiting recessed round finger pulls… I am still trying to decide if I want to place the pulls in the exact center of each door or place them at opposite...
Bookcases and Lighting

Bookcases and Lighting

The basement renovation is crawling along… the bookcases are now installed (complete with edgebanding) and the recently acquired 60’s ceiling light has been installed.  The first photo below shows the bookcases before the trim was installed on the face:  ...
Making the Bookshelves

Making the Bookshelves

When renovating a house, it is always good to keep in mind that everything will take longer than you think.  It’s been a busy winter, but the last few days have been unseasonably warm so it was a great time to start ripping plywood for the bookshelves.  Once...