That’s right… salad bowls.

soon enough you’ll find why I titled this post as I did.

But first…

There’s work to do!

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Houses from this period and style typically had fancy metal work on top; it’s called the ‘cornice’. ¬†About four years ago it fell off the 5k house. Above the side porch you can see some of the lost original detail.

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My brother Robbert helped me with this project. First we removed most of the existing tin, shored-up the existing framing and started anew.

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One of the challenges was marrying the existing tin and framing, which sagged in the middle, with the our work.

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So we built it back using wood and…

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You guessed it! I came across them at the near-by scrap yard. Perfect.

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I was so happy to get this done. We started in December when the weather can be if-y but it went in our favor.

About mdejong11

Residential contractor/artist
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3 Responses to That’s right… salad bowls.

  1. john says:

    smart, and a little robotic- very nice

  2. Denise says:

    NIcely done!

  3. I was expecting the Kitchen Sink!

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