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The Kitchen Design Process

Bob Borson —  January 27, 2014 — 39 Comments

As-built field verification, several iterations of sketches, hours of discussions, crying … these things could only represent one thing:
The Kitchen Remodel(™) of 2014

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Believe or not, most architects thought about becoming chefs at one point or another in their lives. What happens when you’re an architect who knows more than he can afford?

He dreams …

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An architect and his wife – one ruined by the other (probably not the one you would suppose). What happens when you marry a residential architect?

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One major upside to being married to an architect is that most architects have created drawings of their own houses, even if they didn’t designed them. These are called “As-builts” and they are really handy to have.

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Polishing Concrete Floors

Bob Borson —  December 4, 2012 — 39 Comments

after grinding down the original concrete floors, we decided the best finish would be the simplest … just not the easiest.

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Refinishing Concrete Floors

Bob Borson —  December 3, 2012 — 34 Comments

Grinding and polishing my concrete floors technically started as an idea 4 years ago … but the time to do this properly came, and I’m not sure I was completely prepared for what that meant.

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Living in your house while it is being remodeled is a tough thing to do – sometimes moving out is even tougher. We had to move everything out of the house to start the process of refinishing the concrete floors

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