French Door Update

My last update on the french door was in this post.  That was six months ago.  For half a year, we’ve been staring at this:


This past weekend, armed with our new nail gun, we installed the trim in about an hour. The panel boards took another hour or so because we had to use a razor blade to cut the panel boards lengthwise to fit.

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We didn’t get around to painting all this but it’s on the to do list.  We only spent about sixteen dollars on the trim.  Everything else we already had.  With a few finishing touches, we will be able to finally call this project done.

I was marveling at how quickly we got this done.  All because we had the right tools.  I remember nailing in those panel boards with a hammer when I first installed them.  It was easy but definitely time consuming.  AND to cut the chair rail moulding down to size, I had to use a hand saw!  That was hard.  It really made me appreciate having a miter saw and a nail gun now.

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