Monthly Archives: January 2006

Lights and Carpet

Today the carpet installers installed the carpeting! They also carpeted the edges of the stairs, which I didn’t even know was an option until today.. but it came out pretty darn good. Yesterday I spent a lot of time trying … Continue reading

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Userbars

Today I started looking at userbars. I’ve always ignored them in the past, but I have seen some pretty cool ones lately and decided to try my hand at creating a few: A pretty good tutorial on how to make … Continue reading

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The End Is Near

Finally another basement post from me! Since I last checked in, the walls have been painted, the sub floor has been completed, I worked a little more on the ceiling and my father is helping with the electrical for the … Continue reading

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New Job

It looks like I will be leaving Frontier/Citizens Communications in the near future. I was hired by ShoreGroup in Syracuse, NY as a Software Developer. While my stay at Citizens has been long and eventful, the new job seems to … Continue reading

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Finished sanding

Vacation ended a week ago.. not really a whole lot more was accomplished since then until yesterday. Yesterday the last bits of the floor were put into place and today I sanded and put down most of the first coat … Continue reading

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One more vacation day left

Yesterday my brother and my father came over to help me finish putting up the drywall. I also bought the ceiling tiles and subfloor at Lowes . As you can see, I also finished plastering and got a few ceiling … Continue reading

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Finished Framing

I finally finished framing last night. Today my father came over and we put up the doors and started the drywall. So far self-drilling screws seem to be working great to attach to the “purple” (anti-mold/moisture) drywall to the steel … Continue reading

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Still Framing

How could I have been so wrong about how long framing would take? I think I am almost done with that part now.. for real this time.I expanded the finished area by a few feet, I think that the extra … Continue reading

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Started The Basement Project

Holy crap! I actually started this project and made some progress! First day of work on this was Saturday. Early in the afternoon I did some measuring and came up with a crude floor plan of the area that I … Continue reading

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