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    It’s all above board

    It’s all above board, the bathtub board that is. We are adding more finishing touches as we continue our farmhouse restoration projects. Where we started: We moved the tub out to the porch so we could perform an acid wash to clean and etch the surface in preparation for the resurfacing epoxy. This was a two-part product (epoxy and constituent) that was very easy to work with but was also extremely messy. The restoration process went very well thanks to the videos available for this project. The resurfacing was followed up with painting the tub’s exterior (black) and claw feet (sparkle silver): Then returned the tub to its location.  This…

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    Were you born in a barn?

    Were you born in a barn? That is a rhetorical phrase intended to criticize the person who left the door open.  Its origin might originate because barn doors are opened in the early morning to let the cows out to pasture.  The door would remained open until the cows were herded back in for milking in early evening. Well, this place might prompt the thought “were you born in a barn” because we now have two beautiful barn doors.  One in the master bedroom and this most recent in the dining room. And yes, they will usually be left open. Barn doors are a trend these days.  We consider these…