Saturday, March 30, 2013
To Quote Zar....
When I went to look at the cottage this morning, this is what I saw.
Zar was laying cork tile in the attic. That was not what I had planned, but when I asked what he was doing...he told me the above and then added, "I didn't like the stuff that you had in mind. Cork is much more practical for a storage area. If you drop things, and you often do, they just bounce and don't break in a million pieces."
He was exaggerating just a bit, but he's right. It is more practical, in the long run.
After he finished the tile, with a lot of criticism from Tessie, I put in some very plain baseboards.
I was too lazy to go hunt for pins to hold them in place, so I just stuck them in place with a couple of Exacto knives. The blue clamps are holding the front edge piece in place.
This is what I used for the tile. It is shelf liner by Duck. I got it at Lowe's. The nice thing about it is, if you want 12" tile(one inch scale) The lines are already on the back at half inch intervals. All I had to do was follow every other little green line to get them straight.
I couldn't resist filling in the blanks to see how things are coming along. Nothing is stuck down or even close to finished, but I think that it is coming along nicely. It won't be long now, if I can get the Terrible Two to stop eating pizza and get out of the way...
I still have a lot of things to build to fill it up and I need to make the base to sit it on. Then there will be landscaping....As I said....A long way to go...
See you tomorrow.