Shoestring Theory

Currently documenting the house that is eating our lives, we will return to regularly scheduled programming in a couple of more months

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Entries from January 2010

I’m not perfect anymore, and that brings me down

January 21st, 2010 2 Comments

We finally got our first negative feedback on eBay this morning, it’s been highly traumatic. Tens of thousands of eBay transactions, almost 7,000 feedback received and five years of history without a single negative. And I’ve probably earned a few over the years that were never left. We try to treat our customers with respect […]

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A blast from the past – Our house in the 70s

January 9th, 2010 2 Comments

This would have been the front of the house circa 1970. The siding and several windows had changed by the time we bought the place. We got a surprise gift just after new years, a letter and pictures from the previous owner of the house. In case I haven’t mentioned this before, the house was […]

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The kitchen and DIY Copper Countertops

January 5th, 2010 18 Comments

Welcome to our kitchen! Let me introduce you to our kitchen, in it’s very nearly completed form! We took several months off from doing any serious work on the house after finally getting the lady’s office and the kitchen mostly done. But as we were hosting Christmas this year, we realized we really needed to […]

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