Tag: construction

Lighting (3)

Slim Lighting the Valance

Slim Fluorescent As I mentioned in my post Valance Brackets, I’m using linkable slim fluorescent lighting for the valance. The lights…

Benchwork (59)

Valance Brackets

I painted the top and underside of the valance Polar White. Then installed the triangle brackets that provide the permanent…

Benchwork (53)

Benchwork Continues – Into the Closet

More benchwork today. I started with a tricky section that would be the sub-roadbed where the main layout enters the…

Benchwork (46)

Touch up and Valance 4-16-2012

A couple extra hours of work allowed me to do a little touch up and finish out the valance frame….

Benchwork (37)

Construction Marathon 4-15-2012

A nice day and generous parents led me to a construction marathon this afternoon. I spent a total of 8…

L Girder

Primed FJ Pine L Girder for valance. This primed pine is 30% cheaper than Home Depot’s common pine and it’s…

Benchwork (15)

Progress 4-2-12

Progress has really been stifled by rain, sick kids, injury, illness and RAIN. And did I mention rain. So in between the…

Reset (04)

Brackets In Now Take Them Out

Lowering the Bench I got all of the brackets and ledger boards installed and then decided to listen to some…

Paint Comparison Stealth Jet vs Starless Night

Stealth Jet Eliminates Need for a Starless Night

Stealth Jet In my quest for colors, I thought I’d found the ultimate in Behr “Starless Night” however it turned…

Paint Sample Behr Starless Night

Starless Night

Behr UL230-1 Starless Night Fascia Paint I bought one gallon of Behr Starless Night UL230-1 Satin. I’ll paint the fascias and…