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by sooth
Sat Jun 20, 2015 12:14 am
Forum: The Hangout Forum
Topic: Who are we?
Replies: 446
Views: 363181

Re: Who are we?

Chris, (and others): This site was overrun with spam and the owners weren't maintaining it, so it's basically dead. Everyone has moved over the "Wavy Glass" (the new old house forum). wavyglass.org
by sooth
Sun May 05, 2013 6:05 pm
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: JRC's Nightmare on Elm Street (lots of pictures)
Replies: 263
Views: 146824

Re: JRC's Nightmare on Elm Street (lots of pictures)

"I bought a quart of kitchen/bath paint that, without tint, I assumed was white." This sounds like you might have made the costly mistake that I made once: I accidentally bought "Accent Base" white paint, instead of "Brilliant White". There is usually 3 types of base: "Accent Base", "Medium Base", a...
by sooth
Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:44 am
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: JRC's Nightmare on Elm Street (lots of pictures)
Replies: 263
Views: 146824

Re: JRC's Nightmare on Elm Street (lots of pictures)

Wow, the paint colours look great, and they really highlight the beautiful woodwork. Tip: *IF* you're really picky like me, you can use stain on those white phone jacks on the woodwork of the staircase. The stain tends to "bite" into the plastic, so you have to use quick, light strokes. I'm wonderin...
by sooth
Tue Mar 19, 2013 5:38 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Light Green Rooms
Replies: 21
Views: 14797

Re: Light Green Rooms

I've picked a colour, but the room isn't ready to paint yet. The drywall (mud) on the ceiling needs to be done first, and I can't afford to have it done right now. I will probably post the finished room over on WG.
by sooth
Mon Mar 18, 2013 10:32 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Light Green Rooms
Replies: 21
Views: 14797

Re: Light Green Rooms

Of course I'm on WG. I'm also on there as "sooth". But I'm still lingering here a bit. The last time I checked, there wasn't a ton of traffic on WG yet.
by sooth
Tue Mar 12, 2013 2:46 am
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: JRC's Nightmare on Elm Street (lots of pictures)
Replies: 263
Views: 146824

Re: JRC's Nightmare on Elm Street (lots of pictures)

Raine: I'm pretty sure those are just the peel and stick tiles he mentioned, which will work just fine for now. He already mentioned that he plans to eventually replace the entire kitchen with something better quality and "more fitting" with the house. JRC: Are you planning to strip the woodwork in ...
by sooth
Wed Feb 20, 2013 1:58 am
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Corner bathroom sink
Replies: 5
Views: 5603

Re: Corner bathroom sink

I'm pretty sure I've seen one very similar o this before, but I can't really tell you much more than that. What kind of information are you wondering about? It's definitely an early 1900s sink (probably made between 1910-1930). It looks like it was added later when the house got plumbing (since it o...
by sooth
Tue Feb 19, 2013 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Light Green Rooms
Replies: 21
Views: 14797

Re: Light Green Rooms

I suppose I should update this with my sample paint photos (I thought I had). https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-KTaeyAbUsSc/UPml5GCmJ5I/AAAAAAAACrk/aqdaB3MY-G8/s800/P1090998.jpg https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-Ut-rKa38GB8/UPml5YuLPcI/AAAAAAAACrw/9LrtCz-ufVk/s800/P1090999.jpg Don't ask me what th...
by sooth
Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:42 am
Forum: The Picture Forum
Topic: Old Victorian Progress
Replies: 43
Views: 49139

Re: Old Victorian Progress

Wow, nice job with the crown moulding and beadboard. The room looks very nice. It's too bad about the floor, but for a nursery, I think the carpet is a pretty good choice.
by sooth
Mon Jan 14, 2013 9:58 pm
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: JRC's Nightmare on Elm Street (lots of pictures)
Replies: 263
Views: 146824

Re: JRC's Nightmare on Elm Street (lots of pictures)

Just so you know, you might be better off finding a matching laminate for it (100x better and more durable than peel and stick tiles). Where I work, we have literally hundreds of laminate samples we can order (Formica, Arborite, and Wilsonart each have at least 100-200 samples, and you can probably ...