A Stained Glass Road Trip

What began in June as an I’m-going-to-strip-this-old-trim-of -10-layers-of-paint project has morphed into a whole-new-breakfast-nook effort. Let’s be clear: I could not have done this project without my Spousal Equivalent, the Jazzman. When I got portions of the trim in the breakfast nook down to bare wood, we realized the bare wood in the living room and dining room—the “public areas” of the house, by 1927 standards—was a much higher quality wood than what was in the “family areas.” Once that was determined, continuing the brutal task of stripping the wood to stain and varnish it made no sense. So I … Continue reading