All the sheetrock is torn out
Permanent installation of the Bose AM-5 subwoofer in the ceiling.
Our temporary kitchen for what seemed like forever.
Sheetrock back in, ceiling is painted and yellow trim has begun
Yellow is done
Home Depot Travertine started
Tile is finished and grouted
Finally starting on the Ikea cabinets
The First toekick drawer in place.
I need to insure that the clearance along the bottom edge increases when opened using a 50 pound weight
Custom vent for the toekick area
Vent in place and tested
Placing Cabinets over the vent
Need to see if it’s level
Tile backsplash from Home Depot
Using nails to hold this in place until the cement cures
Wall cabinets in place
Layout for the base cabinets
Plywood supports to maintain the custom 45 degree angles
Need some Thinset for the laminate flooring. The floor must be absolutely flat.
I have the old adhesive type laminate flooring from Shaw.
Had to make some clamp ends for use with a ratchet strap
Layout for the glass blocks
Using Ikea As-Is towel rods that will fill the gap of the glass block radius and also support the counter top
Checking the intensity of the illuminator
There’s a lot of side glow fiber here
Cutting the Ikea Towel rods to length.
The glass blocks can be cut easily with the Freight Harbor Tools wet tile saw.
A 1″ gap between the top of the glass blocks and the countertop will allow exhaust heat from the wine cooler to escape.
Cutting the fibers to length
Testing the custom mount for the illuminator
Adding the custom draw brackets to the Ikea counter top
Countertops in place. The large one is marked for cutting the radius along the top of the glass blocks
A bracket made from CRS and a flat head wood screw draws the halves together when tightened.
Sink in place
More custom made draw brackets.
Detail of the countertop joint where the bevel was removed