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The Hallway Makeover Megapost

It Took a Couple Years But It Got Done This is the megapost story comprised of about a dozen posts …

The Back Porch Megapost

The Project that Launched House 173!  When House 173 launched as 173 Our Old House on December 31,…

New Seating for the Workshop

The Kobalt Shop Stool from Lowes for $69 Many years ago I had an old banker's stool for the wor…

Yardsticks and Door Frames

An Oddity Here There's any number of oddities here at 173, and it's my guess that the same …

Fixing the Old Birdhouse

Still Just Puttering Around the House While the news seems to indicate that we may be coming out of…

173 in Bloom - Spring 2020!

April Showers Brought May Flowers!  I'm a bit of a pluviophile, always have been.  I know - it&…

Made at 173: Japanese Toolbox

A New Toolbox from Scrapwood For me, the direct impact of the COVID-19 pandemic really started on M…

COVID-19: The Great Pause

Unprecedented, Unimaginable, Unwelcome I'm sorry to the artist who painted the picture above, …

Made at 173: Hand-Plane Rack

Scrap Wood and Leftover Gerstner Green Felt Plane Rack This is one of those times when we're li…

812: The Home - The Living Room

If the kitchen is the heart of a home, then the living room is its soul, at least at my childhood …

Just an Interim Update

Some Small Jobs It's been a few weeks since I posted anything, so I thought I'd take a coup…

The Accent Table Megapost!

Welcome to the Accent Table  Megapost  combining both posts about the design and build of the …

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