The House That Jack Built – The Kitchen Sink

Centering the sink template

This was one project were the old rule of thumb, “measure twice, and cut once” applied. There were no redoes or easy fix if we got it wrong.

Centering the template below the window, it was ready to mark and cut the opening for the sink with a jigsaw. .

The cast iron sink was set in place

A narrow bead of silicone outlined the sink opening, then the sink was gently lowered in to place.

And Viola! We were almost ready for business, the plumber had to install the faucet system (state building code requirement).


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Down in my basement, lined neatly on a shelf are handwritten notebooks chronicling my life. After years of writing, the experience became more of a burden then an important part of my day so I quit writing. Five years later I took up writing again. This time it was in the form of a blog which gave me a place to hang out after I lost my job. From there my blog content morphed into writing about my general contractor experience building our house. As my life experiences grew so did my blog.

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