I did a test run fitting the stove in a couple nights ago, and it fits level. No more sticking out from the bottom and it's a good tight fit that has no gaps around the edges. YEY! I did a little corner cutting today so it sits back more flush with the counter in the front like it's supposed to. Excuse the little pieces of wood on the wall there, they were just set there out of the way for a minute.…Continue
Posted on August 13, 2017 at 9:00pm — 6 Comments
I'm glad to read that ya'll have faith in my trudging forward with this. My faith wains back and forth lately with all of the new opportunities that need a-fixin'. LOL
One of the progresses has been the kitchen counter top ready for a new pretty face. The new plywood is as level as it's going to get, I'm happy with it. Sooooo much better. …Continue
Posted on August 11, 2017 at 10:43am — 2 Comments
Ripping out all of that old carpeting under the sink/stove counter proved to be a real challenge...unlike the past challenges with this carpet.Everything in there was on top of it and either nailed or screwed down or both. Of course, rusted and tough to turn screws and nails that the hammer would not fit under to pry them up. Some areas had two layers of carpet. Grrrr...and those corners...OY vey!!
I believe I got it all, after a few scrapes and bruises. LOL
Here's what I started…Continue
Posted on August 7, 2017 at 7:06pm — 6 Comments
Yeah, crow is tasting mighty......yuk today. LOL
Wasn't it me who said that I had zero intention of taking out that stove and sink to fix that countertop?
They're out. The sink came out without too much trouble. The stove came out later, I had to call my brother to see if he was in town. He helped me get a gas line fitting off that was stucker than stuck. It just wouldn't budge and there was no way to lift that stove out unless it was disconnected.…Continue
Posted on August 5, 2017 at 5:41pm