Monthly Archives: January 2015

Faking Leaded Glass in Cabinets

Marge: My address?! It’s…umm…1-2-3…Fake Street! Chief Wiggum: 123 Fake Street. Got it! When we finished the built-ins, I intended to gussy up the glass cabinet fronts. One idea was making the glass look old, but I really wanted to emulate the … Continue reading

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Window Films for the Look of Old Glass

Ice to see you. – McBain When we added the built-in cabinetry to the living room, we used glass doors for two reasons: It breaks up the expanse of wood. It allows remote access to the electronics. The vintage cabinet unit we used … Continue reading

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It’s a Wonder We Didn’t Fix This Sooner

Whenever I watch It’s a Wonderful Life (under protest*), I cringe over the recurring problem with the loose newel post finial. You know, the little annoyance that drives Jimmy Stewart’s character completely bonkers until he sees the light and realizes it–and everything … Continue reading

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