Monthly Archives: March 2015

This is Permanent (As Far As We’re Concerned)

Homer: Don’t worry, honey, I found us a roofer last night, and you’ll never guess where! Marge: Knockers on Route 98. Homer: How did you know!? Marge: I’m psychic. Our friend Terry re-roofed his own house with long-lasting cedar shakes. … Continue reading

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Undenting the Sideboard

That’s a bit of a whoo-hoo indeed. – Homer Simpson The sideboard veneer fix is done and revealed, but I also wanted to share how I got a dent out of the top. This particular dent occurred when I dropped the mirror on … Continue reading

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It’s Our Tricenbloggial!

Hey, are you still here? – Lenny This is our 300th post! If you hang around here (and if so, welcome and thanks!), you know that we’re blog hobbyists (blobbyists?) with full-time jobs — pushing out 300 posts over 2.4 years … Continue reading

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Fear No Veneer

So you see yourself more as a buffet-style intellectual. – Declan Desmond We bought our Duncan Phyfe dining set and buffet from an angry man. “This stuff is classic, but my wife wants oak,” he fumed. He was annoyed that we … Continue reading

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No Veneer? Have No Fear!

Actual year may vary. Consult calendar for current year. – Commercial Voiceover I’m working on a post about reattaching loose veneer, which would be done except the finish doesn’t want to dry during 2015. All the veneer was still there — it was just … Continue reading

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