Category: "The Brownstone"

The Brownstone - a pictorial review

by brae  

I'm starting the overview post so I can keep adding the "best of" photos along the way.  :D  This post will change as the build progresses. Many images in this post can be clicked to view larger.  To see a list of posts showing details on how I made… more »

The Brownstone - side addition progress

by brae  

The side addition has a front wall with two large windows made in the same manner as the original kit.  As with the front main wall, I had to modify the backer board for the addition to trim the windows.  I had originally planned to rout channels for… more »

The Brownstone - bay window section, part 6

by brae  

Continuing work on the bay window section.  After assembling the front wall, I added the trim to the interior upper window.   It was then time to add the bay window section.  I drilled holes along the front grid opening.   I used a drop of super glue gel… more »

The Brownstone - front wall progress

by brae  

Continuing work on the facade.  I have this week off from work, so I 've been spending time on the Brownstone.  I'm not sure if I'll have it all glued together by the end of the weekend, but I hope to be close.  :D I finished painting and sealing the… more »

The Brownstone - bay window section, part 5

by brae  

Continuing work on the bay window section.  I masked off the top portion of each basswood padding piece and affixed the pieces to my work board.   These portions will serve as part of the window trim, so I stained them with Minwax Dark Walnut.   I will… more »

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