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denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 6, 2011
5:14 PM

Post #8838816

I had a stack of 4' x 4" about 2' long that I had saved from the dump always knew I could do something with them. They have been sitting around for a few years now DH has taken a few to use for different things , goat feeders, raised garden beds and the list goes on :).
As we are building our house I have been looking at a lot of floors and decided on a cobblewood floor for the guest bath that will be all recycled wood, tin & brown paper so the floor fit right in .

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denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 6, 2011
5:23 PM

Post #8838826

First I gathered up all my 4x4s and started cutting after about 200 the saw burned up :(
so off I go to get us a new saw .
as DH is setting up said saw hes testing the cut size 3/4" is what it needs. He has told me over & over NEVER cut short wood . (this is a coumpound miter saw and it will hurt you .)
He picks up one of my shorts and makes a cut then goes for another .. Yeppers you gussed it he cut his finger lucky for him it was only 4 stitches and not the loss of the finger..
Hes fine .. back to cutting I need somewhere around 600 blocks

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denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 6, 2011
5:28 PM

Post #8838833

Next they have to be sanded to remove the rough edges. they will be sanded again after they are on the floor

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denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 6, 2011
5:37 PM

Post #8838842

on to the layout Or so I thought...
After a few setbacks I got the cobblewood floor down I knew the blocks were 2 different sizes but it wasn't that much of a difference or so I thought Untill I started doing the layout and after 3 rows the pattern was lost . As im using recycled wood and thought I had found all the 4 x 4s we had I would have to come up with something else . Not enough of either size to do the whole room ..
So I came up with the idea of all the LG SQs on the outside of the room and the smaller ones down the center we didn't see much of a color difference till we took pictures. Then I ran out of the smaller Sqs we hunted around and found a few more 4 x 4s some holding up the cast iron tub . some behind the weels of the 5th wheel etc it really got down to the last cut of wood

opps forgot the picture

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denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 6, 2011
5:43 PM

Post #8838851

so it worked out to this floor is dring and will get sanding sealer tomorrow

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denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 6, 2011
5:45 PM

Post #8838855

almost done

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Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

October 6, 2011
6:10 PM

Post #8838878

Brilliant! I can hardly wait to see the finished floor.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 6, 2011
6:18 PM

Post #8838884

Thanks Elena ill post some more tomorrow
Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

October 6, 2011
6:29 PM

Post #8838894

I will look forward to it with great anticipation. You are sooooo clever.
J2222
Southern California, CA

October 6, 2011
7:24 PM

Post #8838957

Nice! and I like the name "cobblewood".
curvesarein
Kingman, AZ
(Zone 7b)

October 6, 2011
10:58 PM

Post #8839143

Will you grout in between? Can't wait to see it finished.

Cville_Gardener

Cville_Gardener
Highland Rim of TN
United States
(Zone 7a)

October 7, 2011
3:45 AM

Post #8839213

That is a good project and it is looking very nice, denimangle. :-)
Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

October 7, 2011
10:28 AM

Post #8839598

I like the name cobble wood also. Very imaginative of you.
JuneyBug
Dover AFB, DE
(Zone 7a)

October 7, 2011
2:15 PM

Post #8839867

Can't wait to see it all done! All of the woods that you have used are so beautiful by themselves that when this all comes together - gosh!
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 7, 2011
5:43 PM

Post #8840125

thanks June,
Elena, as much as Id like to take credit for the cobblewood floor they have been around for a very long time
Got the floor coated with sanding sealer but then had to help DH put up 2 more beams.
may take tomorrow off or start the grout .. Ill know in the morning :)
dahtzu
Henderson, NC
(Zone 7b)

October 7, 2011
6:05 PM

Post #8840190

You are one smart & talented lady! Beautiful job.

trackinsand

trackinsand
mid central, FL
(Zone 9a)

October 7, 2011
6:23 PM

Post #8840220

will you put in the grout spacers as you go (i didn't see any) or after they are all laid out?
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 7, 2011
6:31 PM

Post #8840230

dahtzu, Thank you :)

Trackinsand , you could use the spacers but Ithe look I wanted was more done by eye more random
the blocks are already glued down, dry and sealed, ill grout next useing a 50/50 mix of sawdust & shellac

bivbiv

bivbiv
Central FL, FL
(Zone 9b)

October 7, 2011
8:18 PM

Post #8840332

I think you have the right idea, denim. You wouldn't want that floor to look "perfect." Its charm and beauty lie in its imperfections.
Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

October 7, 2011
11:02 PM

Post #8840411

I can't wait...gotta see the final floor...Do I act anxious or what?????
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 8, 2011
5:13 AM

Post #8840503

bivbiv, after making quilts for 30+ years with all points matching & corners all sq.
I am embracing the perfection of imperfection :)
the other 2 floors that will be cobblewood will be more tile like . But this bath is all recycled from floor to ceiling and should look like an old west bath house
so you are right on about the charm & beauty
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 8, 2011
5:13 PM

Post #8841173

I got started with the grout today
one bag of sawdust

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denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 8, 2011
5:17 PM

Post #8841179

2 gals of shellac

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denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 8, 2011
5:22 PM

Post #8841184

grouted & ungrouted so you can see whats going on . the grout needs to dry 3 days before sanding

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JuneyBug
Dover AFB, DE
(Zone 7a)

October 8, 2011
5:54 PM

Post #8841225

I really like that!

bivbiv

bivbiv
Central FL, FL
(Zone 9b)

October 8, 2011
6:08 PM

Post #8841245

It's going to knock your socks off!
Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

October 8, 2011
6:29 PM

Post #8841273

That is going to be one very special floor that you will be quite proud of once you have finished all the hard work. Awesome.
katzoe
Greenbrier, TN

October 9, 2011
4:21 AM

Post #8841642

Denim, how do you apply the sawdust and shellac? Do you clean the tops of wood as you go? I do mosaics and am going thru the grouting process. Is there a ratio to follow with the sawdust and shellac? What will you seal it with? So many questions. But I know you know this will last beacause of all the hard labor you have put into it. I was just wondering the process. And yes this floor will be beautiful when you get done. I was amazed how it looked it the pic with part done and undone. Awesome.
TX_gardener
Brady, TX
(Zone 8a)

October 9, 2011
4:44 AM

Post #8841659

Two main questions: how were you able to cut such thin slices of wood? and what's the light colored areas around the wood that hasn't been grouted? It's really an awesome floor and quite the labor of love!
katiebear
mulege
Mexico

October 9, 2011
7:31 AM

Post #8841861

Beautiful work, Chreyl. I love recycled, rustic, etc and this is great.

katie
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 9, 2011
8:22 AM

Post #8841906

Thanks everyone
katzoe
sawdust and shellac 50/ 50 and I but it on with my hands and a paint stirstick
yes I do try and wipe as much off as I go just to keep sanding down I will all be sanded when grout dries
TX_gardener
your seeing the glue in the spaces between the blocks
I used a 12" sliding compound miter saw to cut the 4x4s
the next floor will be 4x6 useing the left over chunks of ceiling beam 2
& I think one will either be 2 x 4 or tree slices (if I can get DH to fall the small dead trees here on our place
ButterflyChaser
Northeast, AR
(Zone 7a)

October 9, 2011
3:27 PM

Post #8842374

Wow!! That's ingenius! I love it!!!
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 9, 2011
6:01 PM

Post #8842551

Thanks ButterflyChaser

got the grout finished this afternoon nowi must wait till wed to do anything else :(

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curvesarein
Kingman, AZ
(Zone 7b)

October 9, 2011
10:09 PM

Post #8842864

Can't wait to see it sanded and totally finished, Is this in your bathroom to be? It almost looks like brick.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 10, 2011
6:31 AM

Post #8843186

Hi curves
This will be the Guest Bath... ALMOST everything in this room will be upcycled
it is a takeoff of cobblestone but easy to stand on and will last for ever
Decolores
Hillsborough, NC

October 10, 2011
6:40 AM

Post #8843200

Denim ~ that is one impressive floor! I am awed by your creativity. GREAT work...can't wait to see more pictures!
curvesarein
Kingman, AZ
(Zone 7b)

October 10, 2011
9:04 AM

Post #8843407

Denim,
When will you be finishing the whole bath? Can't wait to see it as a full bathroom.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 10, 2011
9:45 AM

Post #8843471

hahaha!!! don't hold your breath it will be close to last im sure I still need to refinish the clawfoot tub, brown paper bag 2 walls then old barnwood on the botom 1/2 and old barntin on the upper half
make the sink, towel racks etc.
you can see the whole house on my Facebook

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J2222
Southern California, CA

October 10, 2011
10:04 AM

Post #8843505

Photos of building your house from the very beginning are wonderful, denim...
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

October 10, 2011
8:24 PM

Post #8844301

Only Denim could make this up . Saw something similar years ago , but to make it work ? You are amazing , girl .
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 10, 2011
8:36 PM

Post #8844326

Blushing ... thank you Ma'am
curvesarein
Kingman, AZ
(Zone 7b)

October 10, 2011
8:51 PM

Post #8844365

Loved the photos!

billyporter

billyporter
Nichols, IA
(Zone 5a)

October 11, 2011
5:24 AM

Post #8844662

You are awesome, amazing, talented, etc.! The floor is fabulous, but it sure didn't come easy.

And you write so well. Since your DH's finger is OK, I have to laugh over his example of what happens if you cut short pieces of wood :o)
JuneyBug
Dover AFB, DE
(Zone 7a)

October 11, 2011
6:00 AM

Post #8844700

I agree with you completely! She certainly has a super-large amount of talent!

I am thinking that her DH will never hear the end of laughs about his cutting in fingers as it was he who warned her about trying to cut the short pieces in the first place! (lol)
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

October 11, 2011
6:09 AM

Post #8844712

Yeah , I'd like to have met her 40 years ago and just followed her around , watch , do , and learn .
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 11, 2011
6:17 AM

Post #8844719

Thank you Billy

Your Right June I wasn't standing there when he did it he came up to the front house with his hand in a rag and had to tell on him self ... lol
i may start sanding on the first area later today its hard waiting for the next step wanting to see how its going to finish out
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 11, 2011
6:24 AM

Post #8844732

hahahaha 40 years ago I was Riding Harleys. living on a sailboat, eating self caught lobster & crab, playing backgammon & drinking wine
JuneyBug
Dover AFB, DE
(Zone 7a)

October 11, 2011
6:36 AM

Post #8844755

It sure would have been fun to follw you around to watch, do and learn then!
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

October 11, 2011
6:44 AM

Post #8844768

One of these days I might tell you what I was doing 40 years ago . It wasn't wine , it was Jack and water .
Isn't it odd , the way life is , different times , a different lifestyle, and altogether a different person . I guess that's what they call "experience "
All your ideas are visionary. They all work . Thank goodness D H is so talented , you guys complement each other . BTW , beautiful grandaughter. I like the little black dog too . Poodle ?
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

October 11, 2011
6:48 AM

Post #8844779

We could have done it together Juney, reported to each other what she was doing while the other one slept . Goodness knows , she has enough energy for two people .All the pictures show just how much work and planning goes into a project like that .
JuneyBug
Dover AFB, DE
(Zone 7a)

October 11, 2011
3:00 PM

Post #8845318

It would probably still take 2 of us to keep up with her :-) .
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 11, 2011
5:06 PM

Post #8845463

you 2 crack me up ..LOL come on digger tell of your past all should be forgiven after 40 years hahaha :P
curvesarein
Kingman, AZ
(Zone 7b)

October 11, 2011
10:29 PM

Post #8845822

40 years ago I was learning to drive a stick shift, and getting my 66 mustang ready to paint. I also had my first love and not my last. My Dad had already put me to work in his construction business.I remember being fascinated with my Mom laying a brick patio herself. I have 350 bricks still waiting for me!
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

October 12, 2011
5:47 AM

Post #8845974

Huh uh !
Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

October 12, 2011
7:17 AM

Post #8846065

My poor hubby is doing the same thing in our second brick courtyard. He turned 80 a few weeks ago and that hasn't slowed him down one i-oda. When he finishes that, he has to start on the fence that was destroyed in the storm in the early summer. He has been busy since spring getting rid of destroyed trees and gradually burning the remaining tall stumps plus pulling up the concrete based posts of the old fence. Poor man... but he says that is what keeps him young.

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Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

October 12, 2011
7:20 AM

Post #8846069

Here is one of the trees that had to be cut up.. He hasn't finished burning that stump yet but he is almost finished.

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digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

October 12, 2011
7:32 AM

Post #8846089

He's like me , a little here , a little there, and someday in the future , you're through and can go to the next thing .I would so hate having to have someone else do everything . You're a lucky lady , that he doesn't want to quit , and he's a lucky man, that he can still keep on keeping on . That's what keeps us all young . lol
Bet you're the same way .
Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

October 12, 2011
7:34 AM

Post #8846096

He had to cut the remaining trees because they were old and diseased. Can you see why he has been busy all summer?

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Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

October 12, 2011
7:37 AM

Post #8846098

I turned 75 this year and so far so good. The old grey mare ain't what she used to be but she is still ALIVE! Praise the Lord.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 12, 2011
7:42 AM

Post #8846105

curvesarein
that was a really cool car

Good For him Elena I hope im still doing what im doing at 80
we had a few come down this year too this one was close you can see the corner of a storage building

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Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

October 12, 2011
7:56 AM

Post #8846120

That is why we took down the other ones near our barn. It just wasn't worth trying to second guess the next storms. Those were sheer winds that got all of ours and the area where we live is still cluttered with the debris all over the neighborhood. Many folks just couldn't do the job themselves and can't afford to hire it done. Our subdivision still looks awful. The people behind us just got back in their house a few weeks ago because it was so badly damaged. I talked to a couple the other day who live about a block and a half from us and they just got back in theirs after over 7 months of living elsewhere and working to get it back in livable condition. They had to gut their whole house because theirs caught fire plus the roof was ruined and the rains got the entire inside.
Plants4myPots
Palm Bay, FL
(Zone 9b)

October 18, 2011
5:36 AM

Post #8853745

Dang, Deni! You're a dynamo! Wooden tiles... who'da thunk?!
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 18, 2011
6:17 AM

Post #8853803

had the grands for the last 3 days not feeling much like a Dynamo this morning but we had a lot of fun ...lol
back to work for me !!!
JuneyBug
Dover AFB, DE
(Zone 7a)

October 18, 2011
6:21 AM

Post #8853812

3 days of grandkiddies will do that to you :-)

ifantail

ifantail
Englewood, FL

October 18, 2011
9:50 AM

Post #8854049

Love that cobble wood floor, it looks like you tiled your floor with white bread toast. [;0) It seems all that work was well worth it. >>>>>>>>>John
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 18, 2011
12:45 PM

Post #8854215

@John .. Im rolling here
thanks:)
curvesarein
Kingman, AZ
(Zone 7b)

October 18, 2011
10:51 PM

Post #8854921

Want the finished pics when you are done with the floor! Should be amazing.
katzoe
Greenbrier, TN

October 19, 2011
3:17 AM

Post #8855076

Denim, I am amazed with this floor. If you posted just the pic, it would look like tile. I absolutely love it. So unique. Thanks for sharing the process.
hellnzn11
Rosamond, CA
(Zone 8b)

October 25, 2011
6:14 PM

Post #8863707

It looks so awesome. I can't wait till it is sanded and sealed. It will be great. Is it going to be a natural or gloss, semi gloss finish?
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 25, 2011
9:23 PM

Post #8863955

it will be a simi gloss as soon as I can get down to finish it .. been down with my back for 5 days Grrr going crazy having to mostly just sit or lay around ..
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

October 26, 2011
6:57 AM

Post #8864260

Oh Denim , so sorry about your back . All that down on your knees and bending over is a lot of strain on the body . Get that back rested so you have many years to enjoy and keep the house up like you want . Not sitting , and watching someone else caring for it , and not dusting or mopping properly.lol
Do take care of yourself .
Plants4myPots
Palm Bay, FL
(Zone 9b)

October 26, 2011
7:42 AM

Post #8864314

Feel better, and good luck!
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 26, 2011
11:06 AM

Post #8864567

Thanks Digger & Plants,
my sciatica has shown its ugly head and just wont go away
didn't hurt my back working on the house .. I messed it up about 10 years ago and its crazy when it decides to act up .. all I did was bend over to pickup a dog toy off the floor ...
one time I was shaking out a table cloth.
rest & my tens machine & stretches . but its getter better every day
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

October 26, 2011
4:11 PM

Post #8864909

Hey , I have one of those double head vibrator that saves my life . Whichever hip is the bad one , lay on your other side and draw the "bad" leg up . Press the heads deep in between the muscles in your bu - -. Believe me , it works and it should put you on your feet the next day .I've had that problem for fifty years . I bought it at W M under 30.00. Probably higher now . D H taped a handle to it so I can run it down my back too .
I take it with me when we're on the move .
JuneyBug
Dover AFB, DE
(Zone 7a)

October 26, 2011
4:19 PM

Post #8864921

Ouch! I was born with sciatica and you would think that I would have learned by now.. I mess up and turn the wrong way or bend the wrong way every few years and it is just awful. I hope it goes away soon and you have no more troubles with it.
hellnzn11
Rosamond, CA
(Zone 8b)

October 26, 2011
7:13 PM

Post #8865197

That down on the floor is horrid for sciactica. Wrapping Christmas presents kills me and does me in for weeks after. Wait on that sanding. Also a tennis ball against the wall helps if you push the booty against it, also for knots in the shoulder blades too.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 26, 2011
7:38 PM

Post #8865230

Oh I do get the shoulder blade thing but from sewing or doing Stained glass
might have to steal the dogs tennis ball ...lol
curvesarein
Kingman, AZ
(Zone 7b)

October 27, 2011
6:31 AM

Post #8865555

digger can you send me a pic of your vibrator, want to look at walmart.

billyporter

billyporter
Nichols, IA
(Zone 5a)

October 27, 2011
9:43 AM

Post #8865785

Denimangle, I am sorry to hear about your back. It sounds like you know what it takes to fix it. I hope you're up sooner than later :o)

Digger, sounds perfect!

Curvesarein, I was just in Walmart this morning, scouting around, and I didn't see a single one. To be honest, you would find a better one at maybe, Sears. I had one picked out a few years ago with heat and 4 settings, long handle and all. They sold out and I still don't have one :o(

This year!!
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

October 27, 2011
11:14 AM

Post #8865893

Curve , I can't send pictures . Need a new cord for my camera . If you google Homedics , you can see one Double balls on a long handle Some have heat ..
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 27, 2011
3:41 PM

Post #8866173

thanks billy
lots of these type of things only come out at Christmas time ... ill bet Wallyworld will have them then
podster
Deep East Texas, TX
(Zone 8a)

October 27, 2011
5:42 PM

Post #8866317

Bath, Bed & Beyond had them when Wmart said they were seasonal... wonder when back hurting season is? LOL
Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

October 27, 2011
6:12 PM

Post #8866350

To me it is anytime...Doesn't make sense. I use their ten dollar (rice?) bags that you heat in the microwave. They work wonders for me for back pain and sciatica. I put a damp cloth in with the bag in the microwave. I heat it as many times as needed. Once I found that works for me, I have used it as a remedy for years. I run a cord through the loops that are on each end and hang it around my waist or back. I forgot one time and went out in the front yard to reply to a question from a neighbor with the bag tied around my waist. I was so embarrassed.
justmeLisa
Brewers, KY
(Zone 6b)

October 27, 2011
6:43 PM

Post #8866388

deni, you have an amazing beautiful home!
Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

October 27, 2011
6:55 PM

Post #8866413

Howdy dear Lisa. I still have some of my treasured pralines that you made left but Albert ate all of his like a starving hound dog. :>) I nibble at mine like a little mouse.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 27, 2011
8:15 PM

Post #8866484

Thank You Lisa, we have been at it for 3 years ... its starting to look like a home

Podster good point my pain knows no season ...LOL

hahaha Elena I have done things like that .. even run into town
Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

October 27, 2011
8:39 PM

Post #8866505

It kind of embarrasses me when I pull such stunts and I don't embarrass easily.
Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

October 27, 2011
8:44 PM

Post #8866511

Lisa's building too and hopes to have one big room ready to occupy and decorate for Christmas. Lisa, I have forgotten, is it the living room or den and kitchen area? I was starting to watch your pictures on Facebook when we were at the KYRU and got called elsewhere and missed the showing.
justmeLisa
Brewers, KY
(Zone 6b)

October 28, 2011
5:24 AM

Post #8866689

deni, we've been building for 5 years now, steady but slow. We've not occurred any debt, building as we can. We are also the "contractors"..we are using a whole bunch of reclaimed material. I like your idea of cordwood flooring. We will be doing some wall spots with cordwood, have also tossed around the idea of flooring. Thanks for the pictures.

Elena, the kitchen, living room and dinning area will be an open floor plan.

I'm glad you are still enjoying your pralines. I will have to restock you soon.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 28, 2011
6:43 AM

Post #8866753

Lisa is there a likn to see your home would love to see it ... we are doing the same pay as you go .. no banker living in the guest bedroom for 30 years I love the reclamed/ upcycled
with all the local cedar we are useing . I keep telling DH there is no scrap pile ...its all still good for something he just rolls his eyes at me .
the concete counters with recycles glass are next
well im off to try and get some work done today .. hope my back agrees
curvesarein
Kingman, AZ
(Zone 7b)

October 28, 2011
7:10 AM

Post #8866806

The rice bags are easy to make. Take a wash cloth and fold in half. Sew the bottom and side and fill with 1 lb long grain rice, then sew the top up. Make cut pillow cases for them. Great gifts. I have several and use all the time for back and fybromyalgia problems.

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justmeLisa
Brewers, KY
(Zone 6b)

October 28, 2011
7:49 AM

Post #8866840

deni, we are converting a post/pole metal building into a home. We took a huge financial beating several years ago in Louisiana due to hurricanes -we are native Louisianians-and are now rethinking life in the foothills of Kentucky.
Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

October 28, 2011
7:49 AM

Post #8866841

Lisa, can I view your pictures on my computer even if I am not a Facebook member? I have never joined and don't really have the time to keep up with another site. I have more sites to follow now than I can say grace over. :)

Lisa and Demi, ordinary (not wealthy) people used to do just exactly what you two are doing and build as they could afford to do so. I admire both of you for what you are doing and for not going into debt because you just HAVE to have what you want RIGHT now like so many people do!!!!!

Curves, I couldn't live without my rice bags. I have several now of all sizes and descriptions so I won't need to make any for a long time. (I hope others will try to make and use them though.) Once my family saw my needs they have loaded me down with bags for every gift occasion imaginable. I think I need to spread the word that I have enough to last me even if I live to be 110 yrs old.
My fibro pain responds well to the heat also.
Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

October 28, 2011
7:50 AM

Post #8866846

PS, Love you Lisa and I'll see you the first Saturday in December here at my home, good Lord willing.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 28, 2011
2:21 PM

Post #8867215

Lisa. Im sorry you lost everything , We have friends that lost all in NOs also (love NO) a few are here in Texas now

curves. you said to make The rice bags . Tace a wash cloth and fold in half. trace on to what ????what kind of fabric is best ?

Elena you can see others pictures on Face if they are set on public
Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

October 28, 2011
2:41 PM

Post #8867244

Lisa, are yours set on public? Thanks Demi.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 28, 2011
4:34 PM

Post #8867369

well got most of the floor sanded today and helped DH tie the chicken wire in the counter top frames
then we went to the mill and pickedup 300 12' cedar boards so we can take then to the other mill tomorrow to have the profile cut.
should start putting polly on the floor Sunday
FlowrLady
-South Central-, IL
(Zone 6a)

October 28, 2011
5:32 PM

Post #8867423

Deni, I'm lurking patiently (??) waiting for the pictures of the floor. I can't wait to see it.
JuneyBug
Dover AFB, DE
(Zone 7a)

October 28, 2011
5:59 PM

Post #8867443

Whew! That prep-work is exhaustingly detailed, but it is going to look so nice!

How many times do you plan on sanding? A former landlord sanded down to a mirror finish...eek! It looked like a million bucks but was very hard to walk on! Even sitting on the furniture would cause it to move suddenly. We had to buy a sheet of rubber and glue it to the bottoms of everything!
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 28, 2011
7:27 PM

Post #8867544

LOL @ June
I wan't a rustic look so no mirror finish here. ill sand a bit more tomorrow and then start polly and then a light sanding between coats between
If I don't get side tracked ...(ADD...I do have a few glass orders on the table)...I should have it finished this next week
BonnieGardens
Clermont, FL
(Zone 9a)

November 2, 2011
6:39 AM

Post #8873097

Denim,
You remind me of me 50 years ago. Some people used to laugh at my working so hard but they also stayed renting apartments for a lot of years. I was raised to believe in having my own home. Husb. and I have always done all our own work, from wiring to ceptic tanks and all in between. Never built from ground up always remodeling which I think is worse. You have to tear out and start again. This is our 4th and last home now. From RI to Fl. I still have my small sledge hammer and crowbar but try to stiffle the urge to tear out as we have both slowed down a bit. Got one wall to knock down in his workshop and am looking forward to it. We have a lovely location 15 acres just 5 miles from town so plan to stay until we croak. The Lord has been VERY GOOD to us over the years. Been in this house 45 years and house is approaching 80 years. All tongue and groove cypress walls and some ceilings. Took old chimney out in kitchen and learned all walls are concrete block poured full of concrete so remodeling this one isn't going to happen. Can't even upgrade wiring. We are comfortable so its OK.
When you have finished your home you will look back and be so very proud of yourselves. It's a great feeling. We are at the age that we realize in a few years we won't need a home here anymore so no need to knock ourselves out. Enjoy your youth and energy while you can. HOWEVER, I don't sit down much and keep finding new projects that I can handle. Just dug 2 new koi ponds and husb. did wiring and plumbing for them. I do all the digging cause he has lung desease and I'm thankful I can still do it. I tore down old pasture fence with help of my tractor and cleaned up a lot of our yard as we were hosting a plant RU. Had a ball even tho I was pooped after. Like the 80 year old man mentioned above I firmly believe it keeps us going. I see people in their 40's that aren't as physically active as I am and I think get off your butt and accomplish something while you can.
Keep on keeping on and you will reap the benefits both mentally and financially. Feels great to not have any debt on property. God Bless all your efforts.
Bonnie
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 2, 2011
7:13 AM

Post #8873124

Hi Bonnie, Thank Youfor your kind words.

We are lucky to have good health over all we have built the house thinking down the road all doors are wide for walkers or wheelchairs just in case...lol & went with single floor for that same reason . We arn't getting any younger (60 & 62) but plan to live many more years .. After the house & shop are finished the green house will be built.I like you have to be working on something .
well off to work I go . :)
J2222
Southern California, CA

November 2, 2011
12:09 PM

Post #8873414

denim: I think Curves meant to write: " Take a washcloth..." etc.

Also as an old nurse who has seen many patients with back problems from picking things off the floor: if you have a bad back (or even if you don't) never lean over to pick something off the floor...use good body mechanics and bend you knees, pick the toy off the floor and keep back straight...
BonnieGardens
Clermont, FL
(Zone 9a)

November 2, 2011
4:23 PM

Post #8873698

Denim,
You are smart for planning ahead. Facts like our b'rm. is not wheelchair or walker accessable is what may cause us to move as remodeling what we have would be extremely expensive. I tried to talk my husb. into doing it years ago but he couldn't see it as he was sick of remodeling. Now its too late. I talked to a contractor I know and she said it would be at least $40,000. to make our b'rm. handicap equipped. We will have to try and manage with what we have.
I compliment you on thinking ahead.
Bonnie
Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

November 2, 2011
6:00 PM

Post #8873837

Bonniegardens said, "Keep on keeping on and you will reap the benefits both mentally and financially." I agree 100%. My dear hubby has been so busy the last two days. He had some muscle aches but other than that, he is fine. I got out the rice bag and he went around with it tied to his body for a while. Reported back later that he felt fine. He spent the days buying, loading, etc. fence posts, more cement mix, cross boards for the fence and some fence lumber. He made several trips to Lowe's and came back with the trailer loaded each time. Of course he is the one who unloaded it all. Yep, it keeps him young. Lisa knows him, so isn't that right Lisa? Here he is next to Lisa at one of our great KYRUs. The other guy is Keith, hubby of our very own DG's Melody. Muddymitts is the sweet lady sitting next to Keith.

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denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 2, 2011
6:18 PM

Post #8873852

J2222 you are so right ...I so know better then to just bend ... but sometimes just do it not thinking ill pay for it in pain ...lol
Bonnie . DH had a motorcycle werck 11 years ago and was in a wheel chair & then a walker we learned then all things are not made for either .. It was a real test as we were living in the 5th wheel at the time & had to rent a house but still couldn't get into the bathroom .

Elena looks like y'all are having a great time!!!
Well I got the first coat of polly on the floor today will light sand tomorrow and may get 2 more coats

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denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 2, 2011
6:21 PM

Post #8873856

another

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Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

November 2, 2011
6:58 PM

Post #8873897

Positively beautiful!!!!!!! Great job!

billyporter

billyporter
Nichols, IA
(Zone 5a)

November 3, 2011
4:19 AM

Post #8874285

Podster,
Cracking up! I hope there is no such season, but I suspect there is :o)

Elena,
That's not as bad as talking to the census taker with white Clearasil on your face Thankfully it was too many years ago to care!

JustMeLisa,
DD lives in a pole building. Just half of it. It made getting a loan weird because it's not really a house or a barn. They didn't know quite how to word or price it, but eventually did.

Denim.
It's beautiful with just one coat, two are gorgeous!! I tell you, I am amazed all over every time I see it.
Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

November 3, 2011
5:35 AM

Post #8874343

I guess we need a thread on some of our most embarrassing moments in time. Bet there would be some really funny ones. Thankfully I can laugh at most of mine.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 3, 2011
6:03 AM

Post #8874374

Thanks Billy,
I know a lot of people that have built a steel building and made 1/2 of it their home .seems to be a trend down this way no one knows its anything other then a barn/shop ...lol
podster
Deep East Texas, TX
(Zone 8a)

November 3, 2011
6:08 AM

Post #8874381

Yep ~ and that is what it is on the 'tax rolls' as ~ just a barn. Much cheaper...

Billyporter ~ thanks for seeing the humor (sarcasm) in my comment. I get aggravated at being told that things are seasonal at the big mart stores so it was meant tongue in cheek. Thanks... Kristi
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 3, 2011
8:42 AM

Post #8874678

Kristi ... LOL I wasn't going to say that ...hahaha... With DH being a 100% Disabled Vet We don't have to worry about that part
J2222
Southern California, CA

November 3, 2011
9:53 AM

Post #8874758

Getting better and better! (you and the floor, too)!! ;-)
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 3, 2011
1:47 PM

Post #8874975

I got the floor sanded twice . 2 more coats of polly not sure if ill go for 4 :)
fired up 2 kils & cut & foiled a 12" cross orders to fill
forgot my camera this morning and to beat to walk back down .. it will wait :)
justmeLisa
Brewers, KY
(Zone 6b)

November 3, 2011
1:54 PM

Post #8874981

love the pictures, can't wait to see more :D
hellnzn11
Rosamond, CA
(Zone 8b)

November 3, 2011
6:22 PM

Post #8875381

It is quite fabulous girl. Sent a pix to my h.
curvesarein
Kingman, AZ
(Zone 7b)

November 3, 2011
9:09 PM

Post #8875679

Here is the sewn washcloth with 1 lb of long grain rice.

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curvesarein
Kingman, AZ
(Zone 7b)

November 3, 2011
9:11 PM

Post #8875682

Here it is with a pillow case. You can get fun with the pillow cases or use dish towels.

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curvesarein
Kingman, AZ
(Zone 7b)

November 3, 2011
9:12 PM

Post #8875686

J2222, How was your trip to Cambria?
Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

November 3, 2011
9:56 PM

Post #8875712

Thanks for those photos. I need to make some of those for Christmas presents. Great ideas for covering.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 4, 2011
6:09 AM

Post #8875935

thanks curves. im with Elena another great ides for Christmas gifts
Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

November 4, 2011
7:09 AM

Post #8876005

:>) I will buy my rice in bulk form rather than by the boxes. May even put a little lavender or nice smelling herb in them. They have loops on the ones I buy for attaching them to the proper place on the body and continuing to move around. I use a cord looped through both loops and tied to hold them securely. Gotta start on Santa's workshop right away after cleaning up the garden to make it presentable for winter. I just started putting my garden photos for the year on my "The Gathering Place" website. I will post that link when I am finished. I had no idea what it would involve to decide what pictures to use. In some cases, I know that I have a better photo from a previous year for a certain plant and I am spending a lot of time going back and looking for the best photo to use. This is gonna be time consuming, and no wonder I never did it before. I may never do it AGAIN either. Have a great day everyone. Looks like I have hijacked this thread. Sorry.
J2222
Southern California, CA

November 4, 2011
1:43 PM

Post #8876550

Curves: Cambria was great...I sent you a DGmail, did you not get it???
J2222
Southern California, CA

November 5, 2011
8:38 AM

Post #8877556

Curvees: meant to ask, how long do you microwave these for...about?...if I made the 1 # rice in the washcloth size?

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

November 5, 2011
10:11 AM

Post #8877619

Do not overnuke the rice in the microwave or you will burn it and it will STINK!!! LOL
J2222
Southern California, CA

November 5, 2011
10:54 AM

Post #8877667

psychw2, yeah, that's what I'm trying to avoid...;-)
hellnzn11
Rosamond, CA
(Zone 8b)

November 5, 2011
9:35 PM

Post #8878367

Where is your first pix that you posted of that really nice room that you said you hoped your turned out as well as? Can you post it again? I think yours came out every bit as well.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 6, 2011
5:05 AM

Post #8878571

hellnzn im not sure where that picture went
is this one one


Again this is not my house ...

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podster
Deep East Texas, TX
(Zone 8a)

November 6, 2011
5:10 AM

Post #8878577

Wow! is that cobblewood or cobblestone?
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 6, 2011
5:43 AM

Post #8878626

its wood
podster
Deep East Texas, TX
(Zone 8a)

November 6, 2011
6:07 AM

Post #8878657

Neat! I can't wait to see the end results on your bathroom!
justmeLisa
Brewers, KY
(Zone 6b)

November 6, 2011
3:03 PM

Post #8879217

deni, ok..my jaw dropped. Did you do this?
hellnzn11
Rosamond, CA
(Zone 8b)

November 6, 2011
3:27 PM

Post #8879243


that is the one. Thanks.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 6, 2011
3:40 PM

Post #8879262

Lisa the last picture is not my house the others are my floor & yes I did it from cutting the 4 x 4s to laying the floor I have 2 more rooms to do . the launder room will get the left over 4' x 6" ceiling beams cut 3/4" thick
the pantry will get either 4" x 6" or a cambo of 4" x 6' & 2" x 4" what ever is left over

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denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 7, 2011
9:59 AM

Post #8880169

finished floor

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FlowrLady
-South Central-, IL
(Zone 6a)

November 7, 2011
10:07 AM

Post #8880178

Deni, that is just awesome. You have us out her with our mouths dropped open. So gorgeous!
Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

November 7, 2011
11:59 AM

Post #8880288

Unbelievably beautiful. It is a work of art... museum quality work... you need to charge admission and teach classes. :>)
JuneyBug
Dover AFB, DE
(Zone 7a)

November 7, 2011
12:26 PM

Post #8880310

Beautiful, unique and looks like a million bucks! You really outdid yourself on this one: scrap wood to high end flooring.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 7, 2011
1:27 PM

Post #8880388

thanks everyone ..I thought I posted a close up too
ill try again

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denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 7, 2011
1:30 PM

Post #8880393

one more

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denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 7, 2011
2:06 PM

Post #8880474

heres what will sit on this floor
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/1229072/

billyporter

billyporter
Nichols, IA
(Zone 5a)

November 8, 2011
4:36 AM

Post #8881200

JuneyBug, you put it perfectly!
hellnzn11
Rosamond, CA
(Zone 8b)

November 8, 2011
1:00 PM

Post #8881777

Is it the lighting or did you stain them, they look darker than the previous pix?
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 8, 2011
1:16 PM

Post #8881799

no stain only clear polly they made from are red cedar
hellnzn11
Rosamond, CA
(Zone 8b)

November 8, 2011
5:04 PM

Post #8882139

That makes sense. Did you use different grout, because this one site says the wood shrinks and he needs to regrout after 4 years but he was not sure with what. I was thinking concrete may be good.??
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 8, 2011
5:39 PM

Post #8882178

I used sawdust and shellac 50/ 50 , I don't think crete would work well as the wood would suck the water out of it before it had time to setup right and it would srink up . I don't think i will have to regrout anytime soon . I made sure heavy polly got down in the grout
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

November 8, 2011
5:44 PM

Post #8882184

Did I miss it somewhere , but were the 4x4's treated or plain ?
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 8, 2011
7:27 PM

Post #8882332

they were plain.
hellnzn11
Rosamond, CA
(Zone 8b)

November 8, 2011
9:13 PM

Post #8882507

That sounds like a good plan.
katzoe
Greenbrier, TN

November 19, 2011
3:24 AM

Post #8896525

deni, you did an amazing job. I so love this floor. The wood after the poly finish shows so much dimension. Very rich indeed.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 19, 2011
6:21 AM

Post #8896683

Thank You katzoe
FlowrLady
-South Central-, IL
(Zone 6a)

November 19, 2011
10:52 AM

Post #8896953

This is awesome, and very inspiring. You are indeed an artist!! Thank you for this thread.
Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

November 19, 2011
12:47 PM

Post #8897131

Yes, I echo that statement. Thank you so much for sharing the craft and finished product with us. I can't wait to see the finished room with furniture, etc.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 19, 2011
3:11 PM

Post #8897386

thank you FlowrLady & Elena,
have everything lined up waiting for DH to finishup whet hes into so he can do some heavy lifting for me. Ill be starting all the plate covers this week watch for my new thread

bivbiv

bivbiv
Central FL, FL
(Zone 9b)

November 19, 2011
4:55 PM

Post #8897620

Beautiful, denim. But then, I knew it would be. :)
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 19, 2011
6:45 PM

Post #8897779

Thanks bivbiv
Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

November 19, 2011
7:21 PM

Post #8897834

Plate covers????? Tell us more...
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 20, 2011
5:07 AM

Post #8898302

I will tell & start a new thread in a day or so .. this thread is getting to long and taking my poor dialup forever to open ")
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

November 20, 2011
7:30 AM

Post #8898445

We'll be waiting .
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 20, 2011
12:33 PM

Post #8898748

On to making plug & switch covers with scrap wood
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/1230819/#new

catzgalore

catzgalore
Burleson, TX
(Zone 8a)

December 19, 2011
4:20 PM

Post #8936064

LOVE this idea!!!! Great job :)
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

December 21, 2011
1:24 PM

Post #8938413

Thanks cat
hellnzn11
Rosamond, CA
(Zone 8b)

December 27, 2011
5:42 PM

Post #8944783

A bit off subject but I saw a house on realtor.com that had a floor made from Penny's, in a bathroom. It seemed like they were fixed to the floor and then coated with a laquer finish. It would be cute in a rustic small powder room, I think or on a bar top. I love the color of the copper, aged and new.
J2222
Southern California, CA

December 27, 2011
8:31 PM

Post #8945013

helln: very interesting idea, do you have a link?
JuneyBug
Dover AFB, DE
(Zone 7a)

December 27, 2011
11:48 PM

Post #8945087

[HYPERLINK@www.google.com]

I couldn't wait for your link HellInZn11, so I went lookin'...Wow! The patterns that can be made with the different colors of a penny!
kanuallc
Lorena, TX

December 28, 2011
8:12 AM

Post #8945322

and another "quest" is born!!!! just spent an hour looking at all the penny projects...well, not ALL...WOW!!!!

thanks DGers...another way to while away the cold days...
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

December 28, 2011
8:24 AM

Post #8945335

You'all just won't let me rest , will you ?
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

December 28, 2011
10:24 AM

Post #8945422

lol Im trying not to look
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

December 28, 2011
10:41 AM

Post #8945429

Go ahead and look , denim , you'll find a place to use 'em .
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

December 28, 2011
1:00 PM

Post #8945543

Ok OK I Looked .. & The mind is going into over time ... I have Tons of Pennies ...hahaha
hellnzn11
Rosamond, CA
(Zone 8b)

December 28, 2011
1:50 PM

Post #8945583

LOL I could not help myself. Sorry for hijacking the thread. You did it to me first. Do you know how many types of pictures I see on my desk top of Cobble wood floors now?
J2222
Southern California, CA

December 28, 2011
2:02 PM

Post #8945609

Juney: Thanks for the link. Beautiful and inspiring...must save pennies, now. I've seen bowling balls covered w pennies (I think here at DG), but I never saw a floor...oh my...
hellnzn11
Rosamond, CA
(Zone 8b)

December 28, 2011
2:02 PM

Post #8945611

We saw one in a magazine that was with different shapes of outdoor timber and they made it into a sort of collage of wood.

bivbiv

bivbiv
Central FL, FL
(Zone 9b)

December 28, 2011
2:15 PM

Post #8945630

Denim, just in case you've been accumulating nuts and bolts from the construction...

http://www.inspirationgreen.com/nuts-and-bolts-sculpture.html
frogymon
Mesa, AZ
(Zone 9a)

December 28, 2011
2:15 PM

Post #8945633

Saw one on tv that was in a shoe store, over 100,000 pennies!!
hellnzn11
Rosamond, CA
(Zone 8b)

December 28, 2011
2:19 PM

Post #8945642

I saw one made with hammers and old nuts and bolts that was on pedastools or columns in front of a house too.
JuneyBug
Dover AFB, DE
(Zone 7a)

December 28, 2011
4:36 PM

Post #8945785

I have seen a section of a counter top in a gas station done in change, but to see walls and floors-Wow!


digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

December 29, 2011
5:13 AM

Post #8946312

Southside of Oklahoma City , in the early 70's , the Silver Dollar Bar , you guessed it , a 20' bar topped with silver dollars . They had recessed the dollars into the top of the whole bar .
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

December 29, 2011
9:26 AM

Post #8946544

Gee Thanks BivBiv ...:P good thing im not into Sculptures these are very cool
digger Jackson Hole WY Silver dollar bar ... same thing

Sundownr

Sundownr
(Bev) Wytheville, VA
(Zone 6a)

January 12, 2012
5:50 AM

Post #8964530

Just stopped by to check out the status of your clever cobble floor (been a lurkin'). Looks fantastic, great job! Tickled my brain!

. . . my mind just blew up over the pennies, nut & bolts!
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

January 12, 2012
6:33 AM

Post #8964591

thanks Sundownr ...have 2 more to do .. heating & cooling guys will be here the next few days hooking the Geo themo unit things should really start moving along now !!!

Sundownr

Sundownr
(Bev) Wytheville, VA
(Zone 6a)

January 12, 2012
6:54 AM

Post #8964614

My DH and I have renovated two houses by ourselves and built a big addition to one. I know first hand what a pain (and pleasure) it is... all the hurry up and wait and smashed fingers, so good luck with your house! It's looking great!!!
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

January 12, 2012
8:02 AM

Post #8964669

thank you ...
hellnzn11
Rosamond, CA
(Zone 8b)

January 13, 2012
11:29 AM

Post #8966257

I hope I get to renovate a house one day. I like that show Property Brothers, it makes me want to buy a home with good bones and let it be fixed into my dream home. I don't want to do it all by myself though. They can start it and I will finish it. lol
sonoranpoet
Cave Creek, AZ
(Zone 9b)

January 16, 2012
11:41 AM

Post #8970042

Wow Denim, I came late to this party but I am sure glad I did. This is amazing. I LOVE the look. And your house is fantastic! Really love the bathroom floor!
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

January 16, 2012
4:56 PM

Post #8970497

thanks Sonoran
hellnzn11
Rosamond, CA
(Zone 8b)

January 16, 2012
11:18 PM

Post #8970786

Are you living there now?
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

January 17, 2012
7:09 AM

Post #8971113

not yet we have been building it for almost 3 years .. the heating & cooling was put in this week DH is working on the water lines this week so we are getting close
hellnzn11
Rosamond, CA
(Zone 8b)

January 17, 2012
3:26 PM

Post #8971801

How fun and exciting Yippie. Are you using your present mobile still or going to rent it out?
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

January 17, 2012
8:18 PM

Post #8972197

We are living in the mobile not sure what we are going to do with it after we move into the house.
it sits on the front of our land not sure we want someone else living out here..
Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

January 17, 2012
8:40 PM

Post #8972217

Use it as your craft shop.
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

January 18, 2012
6:47 AM

Post #8972569

Guest house ?
Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

January 18, 2012
7:07 AM

Post #8972588

Both???????????
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

January 18, 2012
7:16 AM

Post #8972601

Why not ?
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

January 18, 2012
10:17 AM

Post #8972914

I have a Glass Studio across the yard & a quilt/craft studio on the end of the house that is 28' X16' that has its own entrance
heres where the glass shop is its middle door with window there is a Wood shop Harly shop 2 car carport & storage

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Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

January 18, 2012
10:27 AM

Post #8972927

My word! You are well equiped with shops. Maybe you just need to sell the trailer or move it elsewhere and rent it. LOL
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

January 18, 2012
1:33 PM

Post #8973149

O K , denim , Can I at least have the dogs ?
kanuallc
Lorena, TX

January 18, 2012
2:21 PM

Post #8973218

please denim...what kind of dogs are the "blonde" ones ?????
hellnzn11
Rosamond, CA
(Zone 8b)

January 18, 2012
4:44 PM

Post #8973377

Looks like Australian Shepards, queensland or McNab. I forget the differences. Cuties, makes me miss my doggie with the fat booty like them.

If the mobile is blocking your view of the nice home, I would have it moved to the back somewhere on the back 40 and use it for storage/guests etc, H when he is in the dog house.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

January 18, 2012
6:57 PM

Post #8973559

All 4 are Australian Shepards 2 red tris and 2 blue merles . the trailer is up by the road about 1/4 miles from the house . the house & shop are in the middle of the woods . we see nothing but trees & deer.. & no one can see it from any side.. LOL DH is never in the doghouse hes to busy building me my dream house
heres one of my favorit pictures of some of our dogs & our dog whisper

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Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

January 18, 2012
7:03 PM

Post #8973564

Sounds like paradise to me. Your dogs are beautiful and so is that darling little girl. Is she your daughter?
hellnzn11
Rosamond, CA
(Zone 8b)

January 19, 2012
5:53 PM

Post #8974825

I bet it is hard to find ticks on those coats.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

January 19, 2012
8:00 PM

Post #8974948

thank you Elena she is one of my grand daughters
hellnzn11 we don't have much trouble with ticks I keep frontline+ on them
Elena
Middle, TN
(Zone 6b)

January 19, 2012
8:55 PM

Post #8974988

She is an absolutely precious little doll.
hellnzn11
Rosamond, CA
(Zone 8b)

January 22, 2012
3:59 PM

Post #8978062

We don't have ticks here in my area at all, nor fleas except an occasional sand flea, but hardly even have them.
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

January 22, 2012
5:09 PM

Post #8978165

My Frontline+ isn't working . Too many squirrels I guess . Been bad this year . No ticks .
hellnzn11
Rosamond, CA
(Zone 8b)

January 23, 2012
10:30 PM

Post #8980069

Yikes!
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

March 3, 2012
3:10 PM

Post #9028581

ok the ceiling is in the walls have started going up ..

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digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

March 3, 2012
8:00 PM

Post #9028955

I am LOVING it . Go Go Go .So happy to see the material you're using on the ceiling.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

March 3, 2012
9:54 PM

Post #9029040

The same tin will be on the walls too above the barnwood and floor to ceiling next to the clawfoot tub
then on the walls next to the dood will be brownpaper bag
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

March 4, 2012
5:59 AM

Post #9029183

My stepson used it on his back bar in one of his homes . Used , and rusted . Looked fab. Perfect for a man cave .
FlowrLady
-South Central-, IL
(Zone 6a)

March 4, 2012
10:11 AM

Post #9029541

I like it so much, and I've enjoyed lurking while you've been working. Thanks!
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

March 4, 2012
4:49 PM

Post #9029928

well this is no man cave digger :)~
Thanks Flowrlady
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

March 4, 2012
5:15 PM

Post #9029964

L o v I n g it!!!!
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

March 4, 2012
5:53 PM

Post #9030017

That's for sure , Denim
hellnzn11
Rosamond, CA
(Zone 8b)

March 4, 2012
9:59 PM

Post #9030244

You are so talented. Love it.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 29, 2013
11:34 AM

Post #9697591

put one last coat of polly on the floor looks like glass now
heres the bathroom ..
still need a coat of milk paint on the barnwood to lighten it up a little

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absinthe27

absinthe27
Albertville, MN
(Zone 4b)

October 29, 2013
11:41 AM

Post #9697595

This is incredible! I'm redoing the flooring in my house and now I really want a cobblewood bathroom...and barnwood walls. So pretty!

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denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 29, 2013
4:20 PM

Post #9697743

Thanks absinthe. I got some really funny looks from my friend that was taking down the barn When I asked for the wood that was left they had already burned most of it & the tin
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

October 29, 2013
4:20 PM

Post #9697744

Wonderful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hehehe. Little did they know what marvelous things could be done with it.!!

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denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 29, 2013
4:49 PM

Post #9697763

thanks Jan now to get it finished .. need to refinish the clawfoot tub next
Fleur_2011
Yucaipa, CA
(Zone 10a)

November 15, 2013
2:17 AM

Post #9709349

As I've been reading the comments about your "cobblewood" floor, I just had to make something hot to drink while reading more comments. I guess just by knowing you live in a colder climate at this time of year, I needed something to warm my insides. I made a cup of hot Abuelita [mexican] hot chocolate with 1 tsp of instant "Nescafe" Clasico brand coffee, topped with some canned whipped cream. Yummy!

@ denimangle ~~ I know this thread of yours about making your bathroom out of the "cobblewood" and walls from the recycled barn wood are from 2011, but I just saw it from the thumbnail photo on the Trash to Treasure forum & had to take a look. Wow! Lady, you did great on that floor! I know that it took quite some time to finish it, but when I saw the final photo after the final sanding and the polycoat finish on it -- it looks awesome! I was thinking the same thing about what you were going to use for grout & then I saw your answer. Nice choice, since it blended so well with the color of the wood! I just looked at your Facebook page a few minutes ago and saw some photos of the "framing" part of it. I sent you a friend request too.

At the moment, I own a mobile home and am doing renovations on it. Basically, I'm working on one room at a time, since that's the only way I can see any progress being made. I love to do the DIY stuff and keep all my paint supplies & paint accessories stored inside one big tote.

My way of keeping the materials or tools that I'll use when working on a room, I'll keep the materials in a plastic bag in that room. At least that way, I know where it is. :) I just keep one bag, as I don't want the bathroom to be too cluttered even tho it's a mess right now. I guess I'm kind of going back & forth between working on the back bathroom & the kitchen doing what I can when time permits.

Presently, in the kitchen I'll be replacing the old faucet with a new one that I bought from Home Depot. I'm like you in some ways too, have to do things a few steps at a time. Mostly due to lack of finances because I'm unemployed at the moment. I just make do with what I've got to work with. I pick up things when I can afford what I need.

After owning this mobile of mine since 2006, I finally made my first outside electrical fixture replacement. I believe the ugly old one that I replaced was an original fixture to this place when it was manufactured in 1977. There is one just like it on the driveway side too. That one is next on the list to replace. [see attached photo] For some reason the electrical fixtures are a snap to take care of while the kitchen sink faucet is another story. Probably because I've never attempted to do a plumbing repair of that type b/4. I keep telling myself..."okay, do the faucet thing on the weekend, plenty of time."...well...the weekend comes & goes...still not done. At least I have the handles of the hot & cold stops loosened enough to turn. I've had to treat the connector areas with a can of lubricating oil spray. After I sprayed that on the hot water stop handle, it turned so smooth - just like cutting butter!

Unfortunately, I can't do the kind of work on my mobile home like you're doing with yours, but I do what I can. I've commented on other threads too and have even started a few of my own. I have followed some of your posts and what I've seen has greatly inspired me! I tip my hat to you denimangle! Have a great weekend!! :)

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denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 17, 2013
9:03 PM

Post #9711443

thank you Fleur nice to see you on my FB page
Yes we pay as you go too no banker sleeping in the back room when its finished
I love going to the Restore to find things along with the T2T friends just shake their heads till they see what I have done ..
Starting the next copplewood floor

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digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

November 18, 2013
7:03 AM

Post #9711600

Fleur , as I said on another thread , I like the old one , but that part that the fixture screws into was getting brittle and needed to be replaced . Years ago when M H were wired with aluminum , they were the source of a lot of fires .
Denim , you still amaze me ..
FlowrLady
-South Central-, IL
(Zone 6a)

November 18, 2013
12:40 PM

Post #9711799

deni, please keep this thread going. I love it when it pops up!! I think you are a master-wizard.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 24, 2013
9:18 PM

Post #9715982

Will try to flowerlady have been busy with life ... you know how it get in your way ...lol we had to redo 1/2 the goat pens so it would hold hogs turn 30' or dog pens into rabbit pens & chicken pens & have had the Grand kids for thanks giving break .. maybe next week ill get back to the new floor
FlowrLady
-South Central-, IL
(Zone 6a)

November 26, 2013
10:05 AM

Post #9716954

Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy your g'kids. And don't work too hard!!!
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

November 26, 2013
6:54 PM

Post #9717222

digger it was nice talking to you this morning
Hope you found the lumber you were looking for
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

November 28, 2013
8:58 AM

Post #9718144

No , but I d-mailed you why .
Knew you would be busy and thanks for helping out . Enjoy the grands and I'll see mine next week in Liberty Hill .
Cicca
Herndon, VA
(Zone 6b)

December 7, 2013
9:04 AM

Post #9723254

I'm a day late and a dollar short but I had to stop and admire the wood flooring you did!

There was another thread on here where someone did a penny floor. It came out nice however the person did not use spacers so the lines we a bit skewed. I have looked into doing something similar with both pennies and wood. However because I'm a bit strange I'd prefer 1 in thick flooring so that it can be sanded more than a few times if needed. :)

As for the pennies, did you know you can make them "gold"? It is awesome looking and I for one could never live with a boring copper color might be something to think about, would be a great supervised science project for the grandkids not to mention free labor! One must teach the kids early after all. ;-)

I wonder... Oh so many ideas now! :)
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

December 7, 2013
12:28 PM

Post #9723378

I love the aged look of copper . Each one has a bit different patina and not boring at all .
Do you think that a gold finish over such a large area might look gaudy . I don't know , I'd have to see it to decide .
BTW , Denim did the "penny " floor .
pirl
(Arlene) Southold, NY
(Zone 7a)

December 7, 2013
1:06 PM

Post #9723392

I love the copper penny floor as well.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

December 9, 2013
10:21 AM

Post #9724607

cicci sorry for find my penny floor distasteful The pennies were put down on a grid & everyone that sees it in person wonders how I got the lines so straight not one thought they were SKEWED!!!! And as for the color I find fake gold just a bit Gaudy . I happen to love the copper patina all most all my sinks are copper & it really fits the rustic look of my Home
pirl
(Arlene) Southold, NY
(Zone 7a)

December 9, 2013
10:29 AM

Post #9724611

My dad worked with copper (leaders and gutters) so I've had a love for it since I was a wee one - many eons ago.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

December 9, 2013
10:32 AM

Post #9724614

Thanks Digger & Pirl
I have started laying the Laundry room floor ill post some pictures later this week
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

December 11, 2013
7:44 AM

Post #9726032

Hope you have a warm place to work . It was brutal just 80 miles southwest of you last week .
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

December 11, 2013
7:55 PM

Post #9726482

oh we have heat & AC in the house :) its been crazy cold here too
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

December 12, 2013
5:57 PM

Post #9727055

ok here the new floor in working on

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psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

December 12, 2013
6:16 PM

Post #9727064

sure pretty!
FlowrLady
-South Central-, IL
(Zone 6a)

December 12, 2013
8:22 PM

Post #9727116

cedar, right? it's beautiful already.
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

December 13, 2013
9:30 AM

Post #9727360

How thick are you cutting those ?
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

December 13, 2013
10:31 AM

Post #9727372

thankd Pat
Yes its cedar we used the cutoffs from the ceiling beams the run across the kitchen/dinningroom & living room (picture) we try & use up everything
Digger they are 3/4" heres a side view

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psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

December 13, 2013
9:20 PM

Post #9727686

OH MY your kitchen is going to be simply stunning when it's complete!! You must be jumping for joy!
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

December 14, 2013
9:08 PM

Post #9728280

thanks Pat we are getting close DH is working on the butchblock counter tps we were going to do creat & Glass like in the laundryroom & master bath.. but didn't want all the mess in here with the hardwood floor already down & the pecan cabinets

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

December 15, 2013
8:25 AM

Post #9728463

OK, I can't find the pictures of the glass in the laundryroom and master bath, link please?? I"m dying to see them!
FlowrLady
-South Central-, IL
(Zone 6a)

December 15, 2013
10:35 AM

Post #9728533

and I can't find that copper penny floor pic. Can someone tell me where it is? But I love yours the best denim! I am truly enjoying this thread.
Jan23
Salem Cnty, NJ
(Zone 7b)

December 15, 2013
3:47 PM

Post #9728652

Love, love, love patinated copper!!!

The new floor is looking great!!!
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

December 15, 2013
10:01 PM

Post #9728801

thanks Ladies :)
the best way to see pictures is to go to my Facebook albums there are 4 albums of house pictures :) you don't have to have a FB page
[HYPERLINK@www.facebook.com]

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JuneyBug
Dover AFB, DE
(Zone 7a)

December 16, 2013
5:40 AM

Post #9728900

What an absolutely wonderful house!
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

December 16, 2013
8:18 AM

Post #9728994

thanks June
lovetopaint
Newark, DE

December 25, 2013
7:22 AM

Post #9734114

Denim - First of all I must say I love everything you have done with your house and many of your posts are what got me hooked on Dave's a year+ ago. (If I recall, y'all also ride Harleys like we do, right?) Anyway...had to say the penny floor was perfect. Turning them "gold" might be a good project for kids to make jewelry out of but certainly not a floor, much less in a rustic home. Nope the copper patina fits. I love the cobblewood floors, the tub surround, everything ...and that kitchen...Oh my goodness...I'm envious already.

Keep the posts coming

Merry Christmas to all!

Debbie
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

December 25, 2013
9:08 PM

Post #9734465

Thanks Debbie :)
yes we ride Harleys .. Merry Christmas
lovetopaint
Newark, DE

December 26, 2013
7:47 AM

Post #9734601

:-)

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HollyAnnS
Dover, PA
(Zone 6b)

December 28, 2013
3:35 AM

Post #9735567

Really enjoyed seeing more pic's of the house what a beautiful job you have done.

Cville_Gardener

Cville_Gardener
Highland Rim of TN
United States
(Zone 7a)

December 28, 2013
4:34 AM

Post #9735573

i agree.

taters55

taters55
(Linda Kay) Del Rio, TX
(Zone 9a)

December 28, 2013
7:34 AM

Post #9735730

Keep up the awesome work!
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

December 30, 2013
5:47 PM

Post #9737136

thanks everyone I have been trying to post ill give it another try
floor down .. a little sanding then grout
heres a couple of the counter tops

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Decolores
Hillsborough, NC

December 30, 2013
6:02 PM

Post #9737142

Beautiful! :-)

Cville_Gardener

Cville_Gardener
Highland Rim of TN
United States
(Zone 7a)

December 31, 2013
1:27 AM

Post #9737287

I'll say. It is going to be rather spectacular when it's all said and done. Excellent work.
Cicca
Herndon, VA
(Zone 6b)

December 31, 2013
3:40 AM

Post #9737320

Beautiful work. :) You will have to tell us how you made the counter tops. :)
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

December 31, 2013
7:04 AM

Post #9737412

What in the world will you and hubby do with yourselves when that home is finished ? Or will your place be an adventure in the works , with more to come ?
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

December 31, 2013
9:12 PM

Post #9737876

Thanks Decolores,Cville_Gardener,Cicca & digger
Digger we still have the green house to build & the water tanks a pole barn for the RV & tractors ...lol & lots of planting of fruit & nut trees oh yeah & get back to riding the Harleys lol

Cicca the counters wee made by glueing boards together :) on the one after they were glued they were cut and glued again .. lot & lots of planning & sanding

taters55

taters55
(Linda Kay) Del Rio, TX
(Zone 9a)

January 1, 2014
6:17 AM

Post #9737977

Love how your home is coming together!
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

January 1, 2014
6:30 AM

Post #9737984

Yeah , we're up here at Liberty Hill helping the boy with a horse shelter . Pouring cement footings today , hope to get through with that part so we can get back to the coast where it's warm .
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

January 1, 2014
8:49 PM

Post #9738476

Digger remind me where at the coast are you . A friend or ours from CO. just retired & made Texas his home Down at Port A.

thanks Linda
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

January 2, 2014
4:07 PM

Post #9738972

Port Arthur
or Port Aransas ? We left this morning and are back here at Rockport ,about 15 mi from Port Aransas. There are some very nice places at P. A. Even the small , older homes are desirable . Give me one , I'll take it in a heartbeat .I know nothing about Port Arthur .
What part of Co ? I love that state
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

January 2, 2014
9:28 PM

Post #9739151

Ok I knew it was down in that area ...he was born & raised in Colorado Springs Was in the Navy with my hubby. He is in Port Aransas

taters55

taters55
(Linda Kay) Del Rio, TX
(Zone 9a)

January 3, 2014
5:06 AM

Post #9739240

We go to south padre island every year for our vacation, it is so pretty there.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

January 3, 2014
10:16 PM

Post #9739830

We took the Grands to Mustang island for a week last summer they loved it
lovetopaint
Newark, DE

January 5, 2014
8:03 AM

Post #9740678

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it all! I am so envious! You guys do some awesome work. You should be featured on HGTV ! I like your style much better than most I see on there.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

January 5, 2014
6:11 PM

Post #9741133

Thank you so much lovetopaint
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

January 19, 2014
6:22 PM

Post #9751524

Well this floor has been kicking my butt this last week .. blocks kept popping off thought I had everything back down & put the first coat of sanding sealer on the floor . about 1/2 way through the room I start hearing a strange popping sound finish the floor & had to wait 4 hours to see what was going on . Well most of the blocks had come loose again . :( still not sure why ... So yesterday I used liquid nailes & put all the tiles back down . Today I got the second round of sanding sealer on . tomorrow ill grout. if the wood is still glued to the floor ...lol
if i was to ever do another one id just start out with the LN
this didn't happen with the first cobblewood floor we arn't sure if useing bigger pieces has anything to do with it put thats the only difference ..

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

January 19, 2014
7:15 PM

Post #9751550

How distressing! I hope the problems end and the beautiful floor chooses to cooperate with you from now on.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

January 19, 2014
7:51 PM

Post #9751576

Thanks Pat all seemed well this afternoon & there was no strange popping when I was putting the sealer on today ... :)

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

January 19, 2014
7:55 PM

Post #9751578

Good!!

You might consider a part #2 for this thread. It's getting VERY long and slow to load!

taters55

taters55
(Linda Kay) Del Rio, TX
(Zone 9a)

January 20, 2014
4:20 AM

Post #9751670

That has to be very frustrating to do all that work, and they pop up like that. Was there a lot of humidity?
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

January 20, 2014
6:49 AM

Post #9751752

cobblewood floor Part 2 http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/1348028/

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