So where were we? Ah, yes, the façade. The epic project to end all projects. To recap: scaffold went up, and we had 28 days to strip. On day 29, the scaffolding turned into a pumpkin and went on to a different job site.Read More Big Project Week 4 (5, 6, 7…)
A comment from a neighbor pretty much sums it up: “I always see you here, working. Never partying. Just working.” I’m pretty sure the neighbors think I’m absolutely certifiable. Stripping a stone façade is really not a typical DIY project. People usually hire professionals to do that, and methodology aside, I do understand why. Passers-by […]Read More Weekend projects by crazy people
A normal person may look at what projects need to be done and prioritize accordingly. A normal person may look carefully at the options available and make sure not to overburden themselves by taking on more than they can handle. A normal person will finish a project before starting a new one. Well, normal people […]Read More Another day, another project (and a post with terrible photos).
Our brownstone is pink. Well, at the moment it’s mostly pink, as the paint is peeling in large chunks. Yep, it’s starting to look really bad. Not only does it look bad, but paint is also bad for the brownstone itself. It traps moisture and causes the stone to basically turn into sand. Not good. […]Read More One bold step