Home Projects August 5, 2014

Plumbing

11/9/16 Kitchen sink, washing machine, art room sink. Doing clothes washing water comes up in art sink. Doing dishwasher water comes up but not that high.
Recommendation from Fairmeadow Nextdoor: http://www.ejplumbing.com/EJ_Plumbing/EJ_Plumbing___HOME.html

Doors

http://buydoorhardwarenow.com/index.php?route=checkout/success

Headboard

Welding

http://www.johnromanoffwelding.com

Gardening

Driveway

Stamped Concrete

https://vault.myvzw.com/webcs/app/share/view/4czvY8upyT?shareUid=a2059c16983e410496d951c9de099ca3

Furniture Repair (for Barcelona chairs)

Strap Parts: Regency Shop (http://www.regencyshop.com/index.html)
$398 for two sets of straps for stools. 1-800-776-2680
HOW TO INSTALL STRAPS: Videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thHr3m2bk6A&ebc=ANyPxKrufKbKJjxZtWk7OKvZTychiuY7_iw787RQoGBvsri8I_jPyphYkzutwOdRS-2iX73HVfIXG1p-5Kx43Ues0YBi4-IYUw

Barcelona Chair Straps $159: http://emfurn.com/products/barcelona-chair-replacement-straps (Canada)
More information on repairing straps: http://thekittchen.com/weekend-project-barcelona-chair-repair/

Barcelona Chair Factory: http://barcelonachairfactory.com. The straps can be bought in a kit with instructions and hardware
http://www.barcelonachairfactory.com/Barcelona-Chair-Replace-Accessories/Barcelona-Frame-Straps-Category/Barcelona-Chair-Straps-Repair-Replacement-Package-Higher-Grade

http://www.torrescustom.com/Contact-Us.html - referred by Paul. Contacted them 2/24/16
$1,700 to make cushions for bench
http://www.menachorefinishing.com/contact-us.html
2/22/16 Sent email and filled out form for quote
http://www.yellowpages.com/east-palo-alto-ca/furniture-repair-refinish
http://www.california-furniturerepair.com/
http://www.reliablefurniturerepair.com/thank-you
2/22/16 Filled out a form to get three quotes
http://casefurniturestripping.com
2/2/16 sent email

Gardening

  • From NextDoor (Kevin Moore from Charleston Meadows) Ricardo Sanchez ("Ricki's Gardening") has kept our yard looking great for at least 8 years. 510-491-7679
  • Mary Johnson from Santa Rita 19 Nov - I second Lopez landscapers, they do a great job and are very professional
  • Louis Fried from Palo Verde 20 Nov

If you DO want just "mow and blow" we've been using this gardener for more than ten years. He is relatively inexpensive and will do tree trimming, planting and related tasks for an extra fee. Contact him at Andres Gonzalez, cell: 650-315-5285. You may use my name.

Our new kitten Lucy!

https://epethealth.com/MedicalRecords

Repair Cafe Palo Alto August 30 and October 25

http://www.repaircafe-paloalto.org

Electronics recycling

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Global-Promotions/Recycling-Electronics/pcmcat149900050025.c?id=pcmcat149900050025

outdoor furniture

http://lolldesigns.com/seating/

Winter Projects http://bryantstreetcafe.wikidot.com/winter-projects

ARCHITECTURAL SPECS FOR VARIOUS PROJECTS

R301.5 "Live Load" http://publicecodes.cyberregs.com/icod/irc/2012/icod_irc_2012_3_par037.htm

Fall 2014 projects: http://bryantstreetcafe.wikidot.com/fall-2014

Electrical: http://bryantstreetcafe.wikidot.com/electrical

List of ongoing home projects we could use help on (Steve… :-))

  • revise bath cabinet and install
  • Move center electrical outlet up
  • Order and install mirror
  • Order and install lights in kitchen
  • Order and Put electrical faceplates on
  • Cleanup (Junk King or…)
  • Sliding shelves in art room

Recycling: http://www.habitatgsf.org/restore#.U1ViOV4VLdU

Art Room http://bryantstreetcafe.wikidot.com/art-room

Tobin and Cass's List http://bryantstreetcafe.wikidot.com/tobin-and-cass

  • fix front door gate done

Bryant Street Kitchen (minor remodel)

http://bryantstreetcafe.wikidot.com/bryant-street-kitchen

  1. Baseboard in bathrooms. Foam where pipe goes from one bathroom to next. Foam near floor before baseboard goes on.
  2. Order new mirrors for master bath. The glass needs hand hold holes drilled (so one can slide the mirror as a door) 12/10/13 woops we got behind and did not order glass. We will have to wait until next week. I, for one, would like better slide rails than the ones currently installed. What do you think?
  3. Paint exterior (do the prep)
  4. Seal Mary's closets. Mary remove clothes. Seal and paint.

Need drawings from Susan and target start date: February 24, 2014

  1. Kitchen addition (room) Susan will draw - Susan can draw plan and send to Steven in Michigan
    1. Plan
    2. Location of electrical switches and outlets
    3. Can light locations
    4. Elevations
    5. Location of exterior flood lights
    6. Buy roofing (Mary and Susan)
    7. Buy windows and dorrs (Mary and Susan)
    8. Order lumber and have delivered
    9. Cut part of existing roof, foam where room will rise, to waterproof.
    10. Susan to spec out any other details
  2. Master bathroom new cabinets - draw plan and send to Steven in Michigan
  3. Possible build new pantry and remove existing. Mary and Susan to discuss

Electrician (DONE)

  1. Complete electrical wiring in garage wall, then Steve can complete installation of wall
  2. Install black outlets on pot rack wall (figure out what the middle switch on far left is for)
  3. Diagnose problem with outlets in appliance garage (they do not work)
  4. Fix the protruding wires from the outlets in the master bedroom and figure out what they all go to

Pending parts

  1. Install all of the heating covers (we would have to order and pick up)
Completed
  1. Paint cabinets above washer/drawer white install handles
  2. Kitchen wall where pot rack is, prep and paint black. Install black outlets and covers.
  3. Kitchen: two drawers slide out (need to be straightened so they stay in). Utensil drawer and lowest drawer on other side of cabinet (from utensil drawer) Done
  4. Living room bench outside needs to be closed in: Exterior below the outside wall is open and needs to be closed in.
  5. Install two blinds in Susan's office
  6. Complete new garage door installation
  7. Lower trim outside guest bedroom rotted and needs replacing
  8. Door handles, guest bath on sink cabinet
  9. Install wire separators for trays
  10. Put stop behind microwave so it stays in the same place
  11. Cat door patched
  12. Interior-Oil-Wood-Stain/21798718) DONE
  13. Doors installed in bedroom cabinet
  14. Dish cabinet: cut down top rail about 3" for easier access DONE
  15. Paint utility closet DONE
  16. Master bedroom: take out wire shelves, caulk, seal and paint ceiling, put shelves back DONE
  17. Baseboard in bathrooms. Foam where pipe goes from one bathroom to next. Foam near floor before baseboard goes on.
  18. Patch hole on wall behind sink
  19. Order new mirrors for master bath. The glass needs hand hold holes drilled (so one can slide the mirror as a door) 12/10/13 woops we got behind and did not order glass. We will have to wait until next week. I, for one, would like better slide rails than the ones currently installed. What do you think?
  20. Add drywall to open garage walls (electrician completed work) DONE
  21. Paint exterior (do the prep)
  22. Remove Susan's clothes. (Mary) DONE
  23. Susan's closets: remove hardware. Fill and seal cracks and holes. Two coats of paint. Then install Elfa hardware. DONE
  24. Seal Mary's closets. Mary remove clothes. Seal and paint.
  25. Small: second door bell by front gate; rack in master bath reinstalled (drywall hole) DONE

GE Monogram vent hood ZV925SL1SS https://www.geapplianceparts.com/store/parts/assembly/ZV925SL1SS

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