The Basement

  • Downstairs guest bedroom number 2
  • Downstairs guest bedroom number 1
  • I somehow need to figure out how to fit a bar, theater, and foosball table into this rec room
  • A terrible use of storage space.
  • The old wet bar, which I imagine was super classy in the 80s
  • Holes patched from adding support for the wall we knocked out upstairs
  • Got the new wet bar cabinetry installed!
  • While I was redoing the shower on the other side of the wall, I wired the rec room up to hang a p...
  • Basement doors and trim: out
  • A box of heavy duty brackets have arrived!
  • For the new floating bartop, I didn't wanna cut/patch the good drywall in the rec room, so I went...
  • Slots for the floating bar brackets
  • Walls: painted
  • Painted rec room
  • Mounting the floating bar brackets
  • Makin em level
  • My method of leveling and clamping everything in place while I screwed them from the back side.
  • Floating bar brackets, mounted
  • Maybe a bit of overkill on the floating bar brackets, heh
  • The floating bar brackets are pretty strong
  • New wetbar quartz goin in
  • Floating bar installed
  • Got the cabinet doors, sink hardware and electrical stuff updated
  • Sink is ready for action
  • My aunt's paint stick had a sharp, metal end so I hockey wrapped it.
  • Scraping the edges off the popcorn to cut a clean line of paint against the ceiling
  • Alright, let's make these guest rooms less yellow
  • Makin the ceiling white
  • Each of the guest bedrooms had broken corner beads and lots of drywall touch up to do
  • Lots of nail pops to scrape and fix
  • Guest BR 2: painted
  • Guest BR 1: painted
  • New mattress day!
  • Got a Leesa
  • Touchin up trim
  • Touchin up trim
  • I've got some doors to finish
  • Got the Stak Racks ready to finish my first door. Eep!
  • First door: finished
  • First door: mounted

Photos taken from October, 2015 to December, 2019 in Bloomfield Township and Des Moines, Iowa

Album added 4 years ago (Dec 7, 2015).