Started building a house in 2013, been living in it for 5 months now

Started building a house in 2013, been living in it for 5 months now

The view from the "street" in the beginning Foundation will be on the ground because we got very hard slate ground Placing concrete foundation blocks Placing sewage into the gravel 300mm of styrofoam insulation Prep work for concrete pouring Armature for underfloor heating Underfloor heating pipe installed Truck with concrete arrived Almost dry Sanding the […]

converted bathroom into a wetroom

I converted my bathroom into a wetroom

Obligatory "after" shot. Converted my traditional bathroom into a 'wetroom' with underfloor heating, wall mounted vanity and LED mirror with demister. Apologies for the 'potato' quality on some of these pictures. They were all taken with an iPhone and a wobbly hand. I don't have a decent "before" shot. I got carried away with ripping […]

smart mirror with voice, gesture control and a full OS to go with it

I built a smart mirror with voice, gesture control and a full OS to go with it

Finished product This is how it looks like! Video here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=8swdfbnZn9E I built a smart mirror that does voice recognition with a built-in microphone and gesture recognition with two distance sensors on each side of the frame. I also made a small operating system that you can install apps on and it's really easy for […]

Full Bathroom Renovation

Full Bathroom Renovation

Finished Bathroom We’ve finished our mission to make our two smallest-possible full bathrooms a little less '90s. (I've only included one because they're identical.) That means switching laminate for matte cultured marble, ceramic and chrome for nickel and steel, and framing out plain mirrors. Each bathroom cost about $500 to redo. Pre-Purchase This is what […]

I made 2 Concrete sinks, a vanity and a cutting board thing. Never again. (49 Pictures)

I made 2 Concrete sinks, a vanity and a cutting board thing. Never again. (49 Pictures)

Double Sink Finished product first… this sink was the worst Made the vanity, sink and centre board. Faucets are delta, tile from Centura, gut by Old Milwaukee Powder Room I love it. Wife hates it. Made the sink, faucet by delta and the frame is by some welder in London Ontario *I put that wood […]

I bought a dumpy old house and refinished every single square inch of it, plus added some more square inches.

I bought a dumpy old house and refinished every single square inch of it, plus added some more square inches.

Master Bedroom: There was paneling in the whole house Master Bedroom: I don't like paneling Master Bedroom: This wall was interesting. They also painted over 3 layers of wallpaper. Master Bedroom: I also don't like wallpaper 2nd bedroom: I said I didn't like wallpaper 2nd bedroom: Sadly, these floors we didn't salvage, but they're under […]