Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Before

Let’s talk about what the house looks like before we start knocking down walls.  This post should be titled “The Before Before” or something like that because all the pictures are from when we bought the house in 2004, not … Continue reading

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Shop (or Drink Beer) Till You Drop

We’ve been spending our weekends exploring home improvement and building supply sources around Portland.  The goal has been two fold.  We’re looking to buy materials and, in some cases, need to jump on things that are in warehouses or on … Continue reading

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Living in a Material World

M and I have spent the last month shopping for materials.  In order to save some money, we are looking at lots of material options, including reuse and salvage, seconds, warehouse sales, sample sales, overstocks, etc.  In some cases, we’re … Continue reading

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On Your Marks…

Hello there!  Welcome to our remodel blog.  Why are we airing our dirty laundry via a blog, you may ask?  Mostly to keep family and friends up to date on our progress so we spend less time emailing reports and … Continue reading

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