I replaced the old, nasty vanity and sink in our master bedroom with a new (to us) double sink. It took me forever to do, since I’m not so great at texturing and plumbing, but my wife was understanding with the slow progress. 🙂
Category Archives: Home Improvement
Surround Sound Debug
For some reason, this keeps happening to me. I must be doing it wrong. But I’ve either been too stubborn or too distracted to find the better way to do it. I’ve installed surround sound wiring into my abodes at least five times (twice in my bachelor days at two different apartments , and thrice …
Toddler yard projects
Iris loves a good project. I love that about her. Recently, she and I did some heavy-duty project-ing. Here’s our process.
If a tree falls in your backyard…
A few weeks ago, a mighty wind blew. It toppled a portion of one of our blue spruce trees, nearly destroying my neighbor’s garage and power line. So it, and its brethren, had to go. I was sad at first, these trees being at least 50 years old. But I warmed to the idea of …
Media center setup, part infinity
My home media center has evolved much over the years, as my patient wife can attest. See here, and here, and here, and here, and here. Well, now it’s gotten a whole let simpler.
Cabinet child lock
My 1-year old is a curious kid. She prides herself in breaking into highly secure bank vaults, er cabinets. In particular, she’s taken a liking to our buffet which houses both china and liquor (neither of which are kid-approved items) behind two toddler-level doors. So I had to come up with a way to keep …
Back in October of 2009, I started this ambitious project. I finally got it done a year later.
I added storage space to my old garage by putting in an attic. It was much bigger of a job than I thought it would be.
I might have been a good candidate for the Darwin Awards, but thankfully didn’t bite it.
I ran into an interesting trigonometry problem a few weeks ago, when I was working on the cable pole installation. The problem was simple enough: extend the pole such that the trash trucks wouldn’t snag it, thus ripping it down. But the real question was: how tall must I extend it to get adequate clearance? …