A Reclaimed Wood Cupboard Too!

September 26th, 2013
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Thank you for the cheers and good vibes you all sent last week as I spoke at TEDxMinot. It really meant a lot! The event was fabulous, and I still cannot believe that I got to be a part. I’ll keep you posted on when the videos are live some time in the next month.

Meanwhile back here at the airport, Martin hasn’t slowed a bit. I sketched an idea for the cupboard above our sink, he drew the plans, and Jay the cabinet maker began constructing this in his shop:

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Cabinet Construction is Getting There

September 6th, 2013
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Drawers and doors are slowly starting to appear in our kitchen.

Thank you for all the cheers about the TEDxMinot talk. Between the baby and this coming talk, I really want the next days to fly by!

I try to squeeze into the kitchen to make meals when Martin and Jay are out working in the hangar. After all, hungry guys are never fast workers!

I think this progress means that everyone is fed.

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Cabinet Construction

September 2nd, 2013
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The last time we built kitchen cabinets, we had about 80 square feet (7.4 square meters) to craft our handmade dream. This time, we have an airplane hangar, and we’re taking advantage of it!

I laid recycled paper on the floor so that no one had to take off shoes in the house or worry about falling screws damaging the bamboo.

Rather than making the boxes for all the drawers ourselves, we outsourced. The dovetail-like work that connects each corner had me swooning.

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