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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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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Rebuilding my house was easier than buying a fridge

September 23rd, 2009 2 Comments

So the old refrigerator that came with our house tried to burst into flames on Monday (a Kenmore). The back of the freezer compartment was so hot that it was glowing orange and melting food. I was too freaked out to get a picture, and now I’m a little concerned about plugging it back in […]

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Don’t mess with my woman, she’s got a sledge and knows how to use it

August 12th, 2009 1 Comment

The thing that scares me most when Tam picks up a sledge is not that she will hurt me, or the house. It’s the constant sense that she is somehow about to take her own head off. But she does get in there and swing with the best of them. These videos may not be […]

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