Sunday, September 28, 2014

Cigarette Ads My Dad Saved

These are for you, Kirk, in response to your 'Doris Day On A Steamroller' post. Dad saved them to point out how stupid it was to use movie stars to promote the positive effects of smoking:

These don't feature movie starts, but are equally stupid:

...and my personal favorite:

I add these pictures just because they are fun:

Thank you, Dad.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Redoing My Childhood Kitchen

Kitchen Dinette Before


Kitchen Dinette After


Remake of 1930s and 1970s Cabinets 

1929 Roper Gas Stove

Blackboard and Shelf as Backdrop











Removal of Desk and Shelf, 

Hutch Made From 1930s Original 

Kitchen Cabinet Pieces

The Process


More Pictures

 (light fixture made from scraped remains of Ivy vines from other house)







How the Metal Edge of Counter Was Achieved


(wood edge is the top of Wasatch Ward Church Bench)









Tape Measure, Numbers and Lines Removed

























Layers of Floor and Obnoxious Adhesive Removed

Sanded Down to Sub-Floor

(pillow made by Julie Schuler

(knothole soap dispenser)



The Messy Process









More to Follow as I Finish Other Rooms