1. KraftMaid Cabinetry. Info: How-to install wall cabinets. Also, Ron Hazelton's cabinet install instructions.
2. Rafael Floors - floor covering store in San Rafael. They sell Harris Tarkett Capital Strip solid wood floors. Harris Tarkett homepage.
Stores, retail outlets used so far: Home Depot, Rafael Floors, and Jackson's Hardware.
Stove-side view of new kitchen. Kitchen design help: Marina V. Phillips.
Step 1, Aug. 6 - Walls Painting (latex semi-gloss):
Aug. 7 - Enamel paint kitchen and bath, remove bathroom sink & cabinet:
Aug. 8 - Painted that darned popcorn ceiling. The paint sprayer makes a huge mess but covers the ceiling excellently:
Aug. 12 - painting interior trim, finish spackling, repainted the half bath:
Blue paint. Trim paint.
Aug. 13 - began installing new sink & faucet, new commode:
Aug. 19 - install new interior doors - closet & bath:
Step 6 - Aug. 23, adjust 2-hinged door frames to accept new 3-hinged interior doors:
Chisel 1. Chisel 2. Chisel 3. Chisel 4.
Aug. 24, Images of the Door planed and fitted and finished:
[Door 5187 - latch] [Door 5190 - chisel] [Door 5193 - finished] [Door 5194 - done]
Door - view from above
Table - PC moved
Sept. 14-16, 2001:
Step 7 - installed new refrigerator, 9/14/01.
Step 8 - install new cabinets (Sept. 12 delivery) and kitchen sink
Before: (Sept. 16)
After: (Oct. 21)
Step 9 - install countertops and dishwasher, Sept. 19-27
Step 10 - install new sliding doors, front & back & new blinds (aprox. Nov. 26)
Step 11 - wood floors install (Sept. 20-22), solid 3/4" thick Oak strips
Step 12 - Install gas line to new gas range, 9/22/01 (3/4" steel pipe is now measured and in the house to be connected; 6 elbows, 1 Tee, and 5 various lengths plus a valve)