Archive for the ‘tools’ Category

August 4th, 2010 - 10:13 am § in tools

MAAS polish order…

Oh, I love the Net. You find the weirdest, best, and most entertaining ways of spending your time and money on it. I was looking for things with which to clean the new flat. Copper (or is that brass? too tarnished to tell) handles on the cabinets in the kitchen. Corroded copper sink fixtures. Three,[...]

July 30th, 2010 - 9:54 pm § in thinking, tools

two little tech tips for your space

Yep. I’ll be using these two little tips — most especially the second one, as I’ve actually got the first one covered already due to traveling so much. I already always have a strip available in my guest rooms as a matter of course, but the second tip is not only facepalm obvious b[...]

July 27th, 2010 - 11:26 pm § in sitting room, tools

the green green grass of home

Right, so here’s that grass-like rug that I want to hook for the living room, right? The version here is knitted, but I want a pretty large rug – something like 4×6 – for under the coffee table and between the sofa and the whatever-I-come-up-with on the other side. Trying to k[...]

June 28th, 2010 - 8:27 pm § in shopping, thinking, tools

cardboard furniture

Everything old is new again, or maybe I mean it the other way around. Since we’re planning on only being in this flat for a couple of years, we’re trying to make sure that we don’t encumber ourselves with a lot of stuff that’ll cost us a small fortune first to buy, then store[...]