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    The Bathroom Reno

    October 25, 2017

    We started this project after we didn’t get that farmhouse we were drooling over. This bathroom renovation was kind of my sorrow put into a project and yes, we argued over that aspect for about a…

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    Fireplace Room Reno

    September 29, 2017

    When I first saw this house on I was drawn to this living room, but I didn’t really like anything else about the home. I am a sucker for a fireplace. Cozy, cold nights around…

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    The Kitchen Job

    July 23, 2017

    Everyone loves a pretty kitchen and most people love the 90’s. Two things that do not go together are kitchens and the 90’s. When we purchased our current home, we did not have one of those.…

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    Le Bar Á Vin

    July 16, 2017

    We do not speak French in our household. Although, Joe’s babbling is sounding very heavily French. Lots of non, oui, doux, and doué over here. Kid won’t speak a lick of English, but runs around yelling…

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    Here’s Your Mother’s Day Solution

    May 11, 2017

    Can’t decide what to get the woman who does god damn everything? Get her a beautiful table to put all those friggin’ home cooked meals on that she may or may not (me) cook. Buy her…

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    The Dining Room Project

    April 2, 2017

    I must begin with an apology because this is kind of a cruddy picture of our before dining area because I’m splitting it into two posts. We never took a decent before photo of the other…

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    You Be The Judge

    March 19, 2017

    Table Manners Woodwork is in business! We had our very first project that wasn’t requested from a family member, so we’re all pretty stoked as you can see below.  Our neighbors and friends, Josh and Melissa…

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    To Renovation Infinity and Beyond!

    January 16, 2017

    When we first moved into our current home, I had envisioned very little work and definitely minimal renovation. Like most yuppies, during our time looking at places we had become avid HGTV fans. So, of course,…

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    Parenting Woodwork

    The Nature of a Name

    November 10, 2016

    The birth of this whole idea started about 2 years ago when I asked Pat to build me a farmhouse table. We lived in an old, unique rental that used to be called “Free House” because…