Tall House Update: Stonemason’s Workshop & Family Room Floors

We drove out to the stonemason’s workshop — a husband-wife team — to see the progress on the kitchen countertops. It was such a cool fieldtrip! I felt like I was in an episode of Mr. Rogers. We also sanded the family room floors and then stained them with rusty-vinegar. Come take a peek at what we’ve been up to.

Here’s our visit to the stonemason’s workshop (gosh they are so cool!):

Here’s where we rented a sander (and then rented another sander because the first one didn’t work) and sanded the family room floor:

And here’s where we refinished the floor using rusty-vinegar:

One more report — we cleared out the dining room in preparation for replacing the missing bricks:

Have you ever had a reason to work with a stonemason? Or heard of staining wood with rusty-vinegar? What kind of house projects have you tackled lately?

P.S. — More Tall House updates.

4 thoughts on “Tall House Update: Stonemason’s Workshop & Family Room Floors”

  1. We’ve picked stone a few times-once for kitchen counters, and once when re did our bathroom. Oh my gosh-we could have stayed there for hours looking at all of the gorgeous stone.

  2. Bonjour Gabrielle, J’ai remarqué que vous avez peinturé les murs avant de sabler les planchers, est-ce que vous trouvez que cette méthode fonctionne bien, ou il y a beaucoup de poussière par la suite? Merci!

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