New To Kitchens? Posting Pics? Read Me! [Help keep on Page 1]

buehlDecember 16, 2012

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To make this thread more readable and to make it easier to find a specific topic, I have created separate threads for each topic and just point/link to them from here.

We will continue to bump this thread, but not the other threads I created. Please, do not bump the "subject" threads I will be linking to from here. We do not want to flood the first page with all those threads. To do so would knock threads from members asking for help, etc. off the first page and would be counter-productive!

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Please click below to see the "Posting Pictures" topic:

http://ths.gardenweb.com/forums/load/kitchbath/msg0213484417254.html

Note that the topic in the link above describes how to post multiple pictures in a thread and does not use the GW "image" function. The GW "image" function is limited and in most cases is insufficient for our use.

This post was edited by buehl on Sun, Dec 16, 12 at 23:17

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The following thread contains the information we need to help you find a layout that works for you and your family as well as how to draw up and label a floor plan.

http://ths.gardenweb.com/forums/load/kitchbath/msg010521247761.html

What are zones and how do you design with them in mind?

http://ths.gardenweb.com/forums/load/kitchbath/msg0508230128712.html

A piece of advice:

When you post a layout for comments, please do not take the comments you receive personally. Everyone here is trying to help, not criticize maliciously. We want you to have a kitchen that, in the end, functions wonderfully well and looks nice overall. This may mean that some of us may tear apart your layout and rebuild it to what we think will work better, but it's done with good intentions. We're not the best at just "validating" someones layout, we're best at critiquing!

I will warn you that most of us here are "function over form" (or "function first")...meaning we strive first for a functional layout and then fit the form or look around it. It is far easier to make a functional kitchen look nice than it is to make a nice looking but dysfunctional kitchen functional. So, if you are a form/looks over function person, be sure to state that when you post.

Some people here think "function over form" means that we want all kitchens to look the same....not true! What we do want is all kitchens to function well...which means that in 99% of the cases, the workflow is the same...so that will mean some similarities due to workflow. However, as each kitchen is unique, each will have its own unique quirks, etc.

In the end, remember this is your kitchen. You don't have to make any of the recommended changes if you don't want to!

[Note: If you're just posting for validation of your layout (i.e., you don't want comments that suggest changes), state that as well. If you don't, people will comment on it!

Warning: People may comment anyway, it's tough to let a kitchen go that you think is dysfunctional and will cause angst later...especially if it's not yet installed and we think we can help. Bear with us, we're just trying to help!]

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buehl

Please click the link below to find out more about planning your storage, including where items are commonly stored.

http://ths.gardenweb.com/forums/load/kitchbath/msg010523449014.html

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Please click below to see the "Posting a Link" topic:

http://ths.gardenweb.com/forums/load/kitchbath/msg010437444278.html

Note that the topic in the link above describes how to post multiple links in a thread as well as describes how to use the GW "link" function. The GW "link" function is fine if you only have one link to post. However, if you have multiple links to post, the topic above will tell you how to do that as well.

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Please click the link below to find out what to do to get follow-up posts emailed to you for a thread - either as the original poster or as someone who is "following" a thread.

http://ths.gardenweb.com/forums/load/kitchbath/msg0105243228880.html

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buehl

Some information that may be of interest to you:

http://ths.gardenweb.com/forums/load/kitchbath/msg0105344116836.html

Contains: Links from the "Read Me" thread
Pantries
Useful Information (NKBA links, Other Forums)
Helpful Threads (a myriad of past & present threads containing useful/helpful information)
Tile Information.
Stone Information (how to shop/test/install stone counters, how to remove stains)
Cleaning Your Kitchen
Custom Cabinetmaker Sample Agreement

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Angie_DIY

Caught you just before you snuck onto pg. 3!

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Bumpity bump.

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tea4all

Bump it again to get it onto pg 1.

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Bump

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Angie_DIY

Bumpity bump.

Sooo, do you gals want to pick a theme for this thread?

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enduring

Angie, you've been hard at work.

Can we post art work? We don't have to continue but I will add one piece that has intrigued me from my art history class:
Judith Slaying Holofernes (1614-20) Oil on canvas 199 x 162 cm Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence. (Wikipedia text)

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enduring

Emily Carr

Landscape with Tree, c. 1920 - 1921 (another reference list 1917-1919)
oil on canvas
43.2 cm x 54.0 cm
Collection of Glenbow Museum, Purchased 1956
56.23.5

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Angie_DIY

Enduring! Oh, I love your theme and I LOVE your choices. I did not know either of these artists or their works. I would love to play along. I hope you don't mind, but my choices will be a bit more "conventional," (i.e., more well known) at least to start.

La Grande Odalisque, 1814 by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
The Louvre

The thing I always really liked about Ingres is the difference between the background details and the treatment of the main subject. To me, I always thought this said (Ingres speaking here) "Yes, I can darn well paint photo realistic if I choose to: look at those curtains. However, I wish to portray my model in a different mode. It is not that I CAN'T paint her true-to-life, I want to emphasize other things."

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enduring

your pic didn't show so here it is. And that is a great little story to go along with the image. Thanks.

So, lets post a picture of any art work (2-D or 3-D) and tell a little something about why the image is significant to the poster.

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Thomas Hart Benton
"An outspoken populist, Missouri native Thomas Hart Benton used his art to extol what he saw as ordinary American virtues. His subjects ranged from colorful, rough-hewn Midwestern characters to broad epics of American life and history tinged with irony and social commentary." (Joslyn Art Museum)

This is a copy of his work from the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha web site

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975),
The Hailstorm , 1940
tempera on canvas mounted on panel, 33 x 40, 83.82 x 101.6 cm
Gift of the James A. Douglas Memorial Foundation (1971), 1952.11

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Angie_DIY

Enduring, thanks for fixing my Ingres link. I am not sure what the problem was -- I could see it on the preview.

I continue to love your choices. As I say, I am less well-schooled and diverse, and for now I will stick to the more well-trodden paths.

Here is Claude Monet's Impression, soleil levant (Impression, Sunrise). (1872, Musee Marmottan Monet). Obviously, this is not the best or most widely known of his works. The reason I chose it is that it was the painting that launched (and gave the name to) the Impressionist movement.

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The Nativity by Federico Barocci (1597, Museo del Prado, Madrid)
Why I chose the subject should be obvious! I chose this particular work for its unusual composition.

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buehl

(Christmas bump!)

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enduring

Here is Angie's selection. Very beautiful Angie.

...He says, as he points, "look at the wondrous babe!"

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enduring

Thanks Buehl and Angie,

How about this winter scene that I found. The image, text, and title are from this web source:
http://www.kunsthaus.ch/wintermaerchen/gallery.html

"Pieter Brueghel the Younger: Winter Landscape with Bird Trap, 1601
Oak, 39 x 57 cm, Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, Picture Gallery

This is the first independent winter landscape in European art. Unlike Pieter BrueghelâÂÂs celebrated Hunters in the Snow, this painting was never part of a series of the Seasons. And there is no reference to a religious, mythological or historical story. This is interesting and important because for a long time landscapes served exclusively as backdrops: for biblical stories, for scenes featuring classical gods, or for depictions of important historical events."

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Lovely Monet above got me thinking of more, but not yet. First a little contemporary sculpture:
"Nomade," by the Spanish sculptor Jaume Plensa, a 27-foot-tall hollow human form made of a latticework of white. This resides at the Pappajohn Sculpture Park in Des Moines, Iowa.

Overview:

Within:

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enduring

Bump only, so as to keep the thread from getting bogged down with photos. It has occurred to me that over 100 images would be a little much:)

Maybe every now and then do a picture.

OR, we could do links to great art.

Here is a link that might be useful: Monet's

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Wassily Kandinsky, a Wikipedia entry for this artist.

Here is a link that might be useful: Wassily Kandinsky

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Angie_DIY

I'm baaaaack!

Would you believe we have a Plensa in my town, too!?

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enduring

Bumping early to say, "yeah, but your's has got a leak" ;)

What a gorgeous picture of the lake, sky, and statue!

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Angie_DIY

Ha ha on the leak comment! Yours is very large compared to ours... maybe ours "leaked" away.

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bump!

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Bump to keep you off Pg. 4!!!!!!!!!!

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I don't know why I like Barbara Hepworth so... something to do with the negative space and the organic forms.

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enduring

Great image of Hepworth, I love sculptures capacity to work with space and movement.

From the Guggenheim Museum website:

"When Constantin Brancusi moved to Paris from his native Romania in 1904, he was introduced to Auguste Rodin, the French master sculptor who was then at the height of his career. He invited Brancusi to join his atelier as an apprentice, but the younger artist-with the confidence, stubbornness, and independence of youth-declined, claiming that "nothing grows in the shade of a tall tree." Brancusi rejected Rodin's 19th-century emphasis on theatricality and accumulation of detail in favor of radical simplification and abbreviation; he suppressed all decoration and explicit narrative referents in an effort to create pure and resonant forms. His goal was to capture the essence of his subjects-which included birds in flight, fish, penguins, and a kissing couple-and render them visible with minimal formal means."

Brancusi's "Muse" (La Muse), 1912. White marble, 17 3/4 x 9 x 6 3/4 inches (45 x 23 x 17 cm). Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Photo: David Heald

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I saw this IRL today!

Thomas Gainsborough. Mary, Countess Howe, (ca. 1764. Oil on canvas. 95 x 61 in. Kenwood House, English Heritage; Iveagh Bequest).

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enduring

Lovely, looks like she could step off the canvas and be our contemporary.

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This was also at the exhibit I went to the other day (Joshua Reynolds, Kitty Fisher as Cleopatra Dissolving the Pearl, 1764, oil on canvas, 56 1/8" x 44 1/2"):

What really struck me was how Reynolds captured that faraway look in her eye, even though we can only really see one of her eyes!

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Bump.

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Bump again

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Dumpy bumpy

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Angie_DIY

BTW, enduring, I really liked the Brancusi. So interesting that he had the opportunity to work with Rodin, and yet took such a different tack. Thanks for sharing that!

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enduring

Thanks Angie, I'd never seen the "Muse", but it caught my eye when I was looking for another of his sculpture's that I like.

Buehl, love the snow sculpture! Who did it?

Bump!

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Buehl, I think I like "Snowman-2" even better.

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My goodness, weekends are busy!

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enduring

bump
later I might look for art to post

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My lake was frozen today. It's colder than usual.

Bump.

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The Penitent Magdelen (Antonio Canova, 1796. The Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg.)


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Wow this forum moves quickly!

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Moving right along!

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WOW, what a pose! Looks like complete resignation.

In any case, Bump!

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Horizontal horse's or mule's skull with feather, Georgia O'Keefe (1936, Milwaukee Art Museum)

which lives in here:

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Bump! (get off of pg. 3!)

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Enduring: oh my gosh! I was just looking over the art we (especially you) chose for this thread. I just noticed that the work (which I loved) by Thomas Hart Benton (with whom I was unfamiliar) was done in tempera! That is amazing and cool!

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enduring

How about this Grant Wood Angie? Look at the oak tree in the foreground.

Grant Wood, The Birthplace of Herbert Hoover, 1931.
Of note this was a commissioned painting by Iowa businessmen as a gift to president Hoover. But when it was presented to him, he rejected it. The source I am getting this information from (DM Art Center) states that "the figure in the center of the paing points to the small cabin in which Hoover was born. But Hoover 'did not approve of the painting in which the actual cabin is obstructed by a house that was not there at the time of Hoover's birth' ".

Another comment taken from the Des Moines Art Center source. "In her book, My Brother, Grant Wood, Nan Wood relates that the critics 'couldn't decide whether Grant was glorifying or satirizing President Hoover. Considering the artist, most of them decided it was satire.' "

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Angie_DIY

Another American artist I did not know anything about! I think the trees are hysterical; give it the shape of an oak (foreground) or maple (?) (background), but make the leaves markedly out of scale so you can show the leaves, too. It works!

Thanks for the nice picture and story.

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enduring

Oh, you know Grant Wood....

.....look familiar?

American Gothic, by Grant Wood, oil on beaver board (whatever that is)
Created in 1930 and sold to the Art Institute of Chicago in November of the same year. Information from Wikipedia.

Kind of in your face :)

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Naughty naughty thread hanging out on page 3 !!

I have always liked this ever since I saw Sunday in the Park with George in the theater in London. This is one of Georges Seurat's most famous works, and is an example of pointillism.

A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte
Artist - Georges-Pierre Seurat
Year - 1884-1886
Type - Oil on canvas
Dimensions - 207.6 cm x 308 cm (81.7 in x 121.25 in)
Location - Art Institute of Chicago

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunday_in_the_Park_with_George

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunday_in_the_Park_with_George

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enduring

Angelia and Deedles thanks for posting art.

That bustle really pops out doesn't it, in the Georges Seurat painting.

And Deedles what is that? Your imagination? He's wearing Converse BB shoes.

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tea4all

No art here but have enjoyed your postings. Thanks.

Bump to help get this back to pg 1.

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Enduring, you are right. I didn't recognize Grant Wood, but should have!

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enduring

bumping early to thank "willtv" for that crazy painting. Thanks for your input. That is some image. It looks like it could be some massive fresco, tell us more if you will, Will.

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Enduring, Yes it is a fresco by Diego Rivera. One of my favorite artists.
Here's another.

I'm attaching a link to a Google image search for more of his work.
I don't know who first thought to include art in the "bumping program", but it's really a great idea.

Here is a link that might be useful: Diego Rivera Images

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enduring

Thanks Will, I will take a look.

The art was my idea. Angie has always had literary ideas. So I thought since this is such an artful site, image art would be a good thing, to go with the poetry she started on the last thread. The down side, that I realized quickly, was that the images really slow down the loading of this important thread.

So for the sake of the impatient I propose that we post the smallest files we can find or create :)

Girl with a Banjo, Mary Cassatt, 1893-94, Pastel on paper:

Just kidding.

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Angie_DIY

Well, perhaps the idea really came from Breezy, with her "musical bumps." Although I guess we were doing lyrics before that, and I forget what else!

I do like the art a lot. I also like the idea that we CAN post a picture, but don't have to. I enjoyed the poetry thread immensely, but I admit I was getting a little tired of "having" to find a new poem each bump.

Nice to have you as a "bumper," Will.

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enduring

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Bump.

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William Michael Harnett

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    Bookmark   January 23, 2013 at 4:11PM
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oldbat2be

I should visit these more often. Deedles, I think that's one of my favorite artists, Edward Gorey. The rest of you probably know him probably from the intro to Mystery!

From an Amazon review of the Gashlcrum Tinies:

"A is for Amy who fell down the stairs. B is for Basil assaulted by bears. C is for Clara who wasted away. D is for Desmond thrown out of a sleigh..." The rhyming couplets of this grim abecedarian are familiar, of course, to devotees of macabre humor, but the darkly crosshatched drawings are (as Poe put it) "the soul of the plot." Several years went by during which The Gashlycrumb Tinies: Or, After the Outing was not available in a small hardcover edition like this one, which is the true format for Edward Gorey's specialty, the adult picture book. (For those who wish to share the gloom there's a 10-copy assortment with The Curious Sofa.)

Here is a link that might be useful: Link to book

    Bookmark   January 23, 2013 at 9:31PM
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    Bookmark   January 24, 2013 at 8:44PM
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aliris19

My goodness -- are you still around, NTK?? I thought you got resolved long, long ago.

Lame, GW!

    Bookmark   January 25, 2013 at 1:46AM
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    Bookmark   January 25, 2013 at 10:41AM
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angel411

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    Bookmark   January 25, 2013 at 1:34PM
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Angie_DIY

This is from a VERY interesting art project on contemporary body image. The artist photoshopped classical paintings, giving the depictions of Venus that we are all familiar with a "modern" idealized body type. Pretty revealing. In this one, and all that are on the link below, the modern one is shown first followed by the original.

Here is a link that might be useful: Body image art project

    Bookmark   January 25, 2013 at 8:10PM
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enduring

Fascinating Angie, my DH and I were looking and we both think the modern take on the painting is weird looking.

Willtv, the second Diego Rivera is stunning. It looks like an adobe room painted top to bottom. DH said "Cool!" to both Riveras

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    Bookmark   January 25, 2013 at 11:51PM
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enduring

Fascinating Angie, my DH and I were looking and we both think the modern take on the paintings in the link are weird looking.

Willtv, the second Diego Rivera is stunning. It looks like an adobe room painted top to bottom. DH said "Cool!" to both Riveras

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    Bookmark   January 25, 2013 at 11:52PM
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Angie_DIY

Enduring, I definitely agree, the skinny versions of Venus look weird and not terribly attractive. However, I do think the photoshop artist did not overly exaggerate. That is, I could easily imagine the skinny versions gracing, say, a perfume or eyeshadow ad in a magazine. I cannot say the same for the original versions.

    Bookmark   January 26, 2013 at 10:18AM
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enduring

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    Bookmark   January 26, 2013 at 7:53PM
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Angie_DIY

Frida Kahlo (1907-1954), Autorretrato con monos, 1943 (Self-Portrait with Monkeys, 1943) oil on canvas 81.5 X 63 cm.

    Bookmark   January 26, 2013 at 11:51PM
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Angie_DIY

Pg 3?!?!?! You naughty thread!

    Bookmark   January 27, 2013 at 11:19AM
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Angie_DIY

Wow, you move fast!

    Bookmark   January 27, 2013 at 2:39PM
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Angie_DIY

Holy moly!

    Bookmark   January 27, 2013 at 5:09PM
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Angie_DIY

Incredible! On pg. 3 again.

    Bookmark   January 28, 2013 at 12:32AM
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willtv

Enduring, Here's another.

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Angie_DIY

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    Bookmark   January 28, 2013 at 1:36PM
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Angie_DIY

On pg. 3 yet again!

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aliris19

boot. Thanks for the beauty...

    Bookmark   January 29, 2013 at 1:01AM
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aliris19

boot -- thanks for the beauty

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Angie_DIY

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    Bookmark   January 29, 2013 at 12:10PM
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Angie_DIY

bump -- moving at the speed of sound!

    Bookmark   January 29, 2013 at 9:48PM
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Angie_DIY

Maybe supersonic, actually!

    Bookmark   January 30, 2013 at 12:29AM
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enduring

Bump,

SNOW DAY, YAY!!! NO WORK FOR ME!

    Bookmark   January 30, 2013 at 10:48AM
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Angie_DIY

Pg 3 AGAiN?? Bad thread!

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Angie_DIY

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    Bookmark   January 31, 2013 at 9:07AM
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enduring

bump

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aliris19

ooomph

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Angie_DIY

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enduring

bumpity

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Angie_DIY

bumpity bump!

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bumpity bump bump!

    Bookmark   February 1, 2013 at 3:39PM
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enduring

A piece of wood art! Would you look at those drawer tolerances!

And a little soapstone!

I've added the link to my soapstone sink progress.

Here is a link that might be useful: Finally the Plans for Soapstone Sink Taking Shape!

This post was edited by enduring on Sat, Feb 23, 13 at 1:34

    Bookmark   February 1, 2013 at 9:23PM
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fouramblues

How do you get so far down on page 2? Up you go...

    Bookmark   February 2, 2013 at 9:47AM
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buehl

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Angie_DIY

That is some sink, enduring. Can you make me one and mail it to me? ;-)

Bump!

    Bookmark   February 2, 2013 at 5:32PM
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enduring

NO NO NO, not ever another sink (I don't think anyway). I can't believe I am almost done! Angie you have been a real cheer leader with this sink project. I want to thank you for all the encouragement you've provided.

Buehl, I love the "flake". It is truly one of a kind.

    Bookmark   February 2, 2013 at 7:53PM
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aliris19

go !

Did you make the sink, enduring? So nice!

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enduring

Aliris, yes I made the sink. It was a real adventure, thanks.

And now for the bump

    Bookmark   February 3, 2013 at 5:46AM
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Angie_DIY

Bump.

It is easy to cheerlead for such a wonderful project!

    Bookmark   February 3, 2013 at 11:38AM
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tbb123

Bump.

    Bookmark   February 3, 2013 at 8:37PM
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Angie_DIY

Bump!

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lannegreene

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    Bookmark   February 4, 2013 at 12:10PM
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tea4all

I love the beautiful sink made by an amazing Enduring.

Bump.

    Bookmark   February 4, 2013 at 4:48PM
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tea4all

bump please.

    Bookmark   February 4, 2013 at 9:44PM
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tea4all

What happened?

Earlier today enduring's sink pic was right side up. Now it is upside down on my iPad. Anyone else see it this way??

This post was edited by tea4all on Mon, Feb 4, 13 at 21:54

    Bookmark   February 4, 2013 at 9:49PM
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enduring

Tea4all, turn your ipad around;)
its right side up on my macbook pro

This post was edited by enduring on Mon, Feb 4, 13 at 21:58

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tea4all

Oh dear me!! I am so embarrassed. It is really apparent I am a newbie on the iPad.

Hopefully You all had a good laugh! ;)

    Bookmark   February 4, 2013 at 10:03PM
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enduring

Tea, did it work?

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edited to add LOL, for tea4all!

This post was edited by enduring on Tue, Feb 5, 13 at 7:22

    Bookmark   February 5, 2013 at 7:21AM
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tea4all

Nope Enduring. The sink pic is upside down no matter which way I turn the iPad. However, it is just fine on my Mac. I thought it was just a fluck yesterday and figured things would straighten out today.

It's been a crazy day with our senior dog at the vets. I got on GW for some sanity tonight but "New To Kitchens.." just continues the craziness. I think I should cut my losses and go read a book. ;)

Big BUMP to get this baby off of pg 3.

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Angie_DIY

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Angie_DIY

Willem Claeszoon Heda
"Still life with oysters, a rummer, a lemon and a silver bowl" (1634), oil on canvas, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

    Bookmark   February 6, 2013 at 10:16PM
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