Excavation Has Finally Started

After MUCH preparation and scheduling and wondering if we were crazy (yes), excavation has begun! I stopped by the house and thought they must have accidentally been digging for a swimming pool. There was a massive amount of earth being moved. As part of the remodel/restoration/craziness, we had to replace our original 1955 clay sewer…

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Demolishing the Kitchen

My brother, Kirby, and my Dad came out from Louisiana for the week to help with the demolition. They gutted the kitchen and removed the kitchen cabinets with the most loving care possible, since we want to re-use every last drop of our mahogany. We knew the frames (outer parts) were made from solid mahogany…

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Demolition – Busting Up the Concrete

I’m a few weeks behind, because we’ve been doing so much work, but I’m trying to catch up now. Tim and I thought we’d save a little money and demo our own concrete. If we had known how LITTLE money we’d save, we would have NOT done this little effort and just been drinking and…

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