I freaking love my whiteboard fridge. (Shamelessly imitated from a sketch I found on the internet, and shamelessly adultered to suit my purposes...)
Monday, November 21, 2011
Traditional rain chains might look like this:
But then Jack found this picture in an online article (not much useful information beyond the photo) about using rain chains as garden art. I'm guessing this one is bronze? Sorry about the poor resolution... This gave us the idea of just going to Home Depot and seeing what kind of chain we could buy to see what it would look like.
And here's a photo of an Eichler house with a more industrial looking rain chain:
So we bought a 12' length of galvanized chain at Home Depot for shy of $40, and with great difficulty (on Jack's part, not mine) we tried to get a feel for how it would look.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
We got handles on (almost) all the drawers. I have some recessed pulls for the very few cabinet doors, but we have yet to experiment with those.
Sunday, November 6, 2011
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
It seems that water running on the surface, when the plaster is not fully cured, pulls the mineral content to the surface, thus rivulets of calcium and other deposits. He's going to try the manufacturer's recommendation of cleaning it with a vinegar mixture. If required, he'll do another coat, but probably not until Spring.