Saturday, May 12, 2018

I checked in to 7 places, took 13 photos, and walked 3.83 miles. I was in Des Moines, Iowa.

12:34 am

Checked in at Lime Lounge, Des Moines, Iowa

1:02 am


1:09 am

Checked in at Fong's Pizza, Des Moines, Iowa

1:41 am

Checked in at Brooks' Dead End Ranch, Des Moines, Iowa

1:46 am

Nervous Boy

1:00 pm

Filling a big knot in the front of the shelf... this whole process was new to me and felt so sketchy.

2:12 pm

Checked in at University Library Cafe, Des Moines, Iowa

2:12 pm

Bloody time

3:43 pm

Checked in at The Home Depot, Des Moines, Iowa

4:12 pm

Checked in at Menards, Des Moines, Iowa

4:52 pm

Checked in at Brooks' Dead End Ranch, Des Moines, Iowa

6:56 pm

The front knot sanded down.

6:57 pm

The top cracks and knots all cleaned up

7:39 pm

When I was almost done with everything, I did the dumbest thing ever and dropped the shelf on it's corner... I yelled. But then I just had to cut 3/8" off and re-sanded the end.

9:39 pm

To clean up the light strip and distribute the light a bit more uniformly, I also added some aluminum channel with a frosted diffuser.

10:53 pm

Lights mounted... it looks bad from this angle, but the frosted diffuser really helped a ton.

10:56 pm

Shelf: mounted. Sink: lit.

10:59 pm

The underside with the lights off

11:00 pm

How about some blue accent lights...

11:58 pm

Or maybe some pink accent lights?