I have some Portland cement chinking that is otherwise in good shape, but there are some small gaps or cracks where it has shrunk and no longer adheres to the log. I can see daylight from the inside,…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by John Duke Oct 25, 2010.
Has anyone ever used clay plaster to cover interior chinking? Clay is a product that is used as a finish on walls. It is very environmentally friendly, won't mildew, can be easily repaired, will…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by John Duke Oct 1, 2010.
In the renovation of our 100 year old (very rustic) cabin, we are installing reclaimed heart pine flooring of variable width. The walls are round logs with chinking. In joining the floor to the…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Clauson Sep 26, 2010.
Bob Dylan has a touring schedule that would be grueling for a man half his age. He was in California on Saturday, New York on Sunday, and is in Richmond on Tuesday. He can't be in it for the money.
Posted on April 16, 2013 at 1:16am
The final barrier to full legal compliance with the city's building code has been the stairway. The eight steps down to the lower level and an additional two to the bathroom require handrails to satisfy the guardians of our safety. I think it is similar to Darien refusing to let me wear slippers without treads,…Continue
Posted on January 21, 2013 at 3:47pm
Take the doorbell, for example. An inexpensive electric chime was installed during the first renovation, but somewhere during the reconstruction it was disconnected and no longer functions. We have been without one since we moved in last…Continue
Posted on December 20, 2012 at 12:42am