Category: "Watson Mill"

Watson Mill - foundation, part 1

by brae  

I'm 95% sure I want to do a wood shake exterior on the mill, which means I neglected to leave any space for a foundation.  I made a support system from 1" plywood strips, adding a couple spare pieces of mdf that will help hold it in place when I glue it… more »

Watson Mill - settee and rug

by brae  

I had originally planned to put the Tribal Foxes rug in the bedroom, but the room is so narrow very little of it would show.  I will stick with the red rug shown in the mockups since it fits so well. The rug was purchased at the most recent mini shows… more »

Watson Mill - a pictorial review

by brae  

Just starting my usual recap post to make it easier to find things.  This post will change as I get further along in the build.  Many images in this post can be clicked to view larger.  To see a list of posts showing details on how I made things or what… more »

Watson Mill - first floor plan

by brae  

Ok, so I rummaged through my stash of furnishings and kits and played with the layout.  Keli had suggested moving the micro mill to the back, but that unfortunately creates a dead space in the front to keep the view clear. I have a large corner hutch… more »

Watson Mill - lighting plan

by brae  

I can see the end of dry fitting in the not-so-distant future, so I need to address the lighting plan.  One of my weaknesses is new old stock lighting.  I often rewire or use for parts.  I also tend to buy interesting lighting even when I have no firm… more »

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