Home projects, Miscellaneous

Building a ‘salad bar’

I have an elderly client, let's call her Lisa, who has orthostatic hypotension. This means that whenever she moves from a sitting (or bending) position to standing, her blood pressure drops dramatically. Enough to make her pass out or at the very least feel dizzy. Obviously this is a bad thing as she loves to… Continue reading Building a ‘salad bar’

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Back to the basics

You know how in junior high and high school, math teachers always said you would use what they were teaching you later in life? Well, this project finally fulfilled that long standing prophecy! Now I did have to look up some of the equations to calculate the lengths of wood needed, but it was one… Continue reading Back to the basics

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The Restorative Power of Restor-A-Finish

My cousin and I found this great bedroom set of furniture at Goodwill a few weeks ago and we knew it had great bones but it was a bit out of our price range. When we were out with my mom we had to show her the set, which she of course bought despite it… Continue reading The Restorative Power of Restor-A-Finish

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Visions of vision boards … or how I made my own damn board that was exactly what I wanted

So I've been on this big mental health kick for a while, working on vision boards that involve more than a virtual pin board (though I do love Pinterest) and non-cheesy motivational sayings. In order to have a vision board of some sort I turned to Pinterest, which I personally think is pretty funny: searching… Continue reading Visions of vision boards … or how I made my own damn board that was exactly what I wanted