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Archive for April, 2013

House Demo

If you didn’t see on ‘My Craps Table Build‘ ┬áthread, I lost my house to a fire in December 2012. Actually on 12/21/12, the end of the Mayan Calendar.
I thought you might like to see the pictures of the  demo of the house.
I sold the house ‘as is’ to a builder, and he demo’d it Thursday and Friday. In two days it was done.
This is kind of a before/after pic set.
Here is the fire/before pictures, just a few.
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Craps Table Rebuild Part 2

I’m going to make the padded rail detachable from the railing under it. In order to do this, I need to insert some flush mount nutplates and use machine screws from below. Before I do that, the padded rail will need to be a solid piece all the way around. Right now it is several pieces screwed to the railing under it.
I spent the last few days building little splices of wood to connect the padded rail wood.
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Craps table rebuild

I’ve started rebuilding my craps table after my house was destroyed in a fire, December 21, 2012.

Lets call it the Phoenix table, rising from the ashes! Actually, it was in the only room in the basement with a closed door, so all it got was smoke and water damage. I stored it in my son’s garage until last week. I have since bought a new house (new to me) on 10 acres with a huge outbuilding. A perfect place to rebuild the table!

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