DIY: Oven & Hob section

It was so hard to get this project going again. I dropped it cause I didn’t know if I’ll get the hob delivered or not also the cut in size was important. I waited for almost 3 months for my hob to be delivered! No, no… I didn’t order something fancy in fact these hobs are so popular that sells out quickly.

At the end, my hob arrived and I needed to quit everything else and start thinking about Oven & Hob section. It was hard! I had to measure everything cause I’ve lost all the notes. Also, I need to think of how this section looks and how everything holds together. Simple math and physics felt rocket science this time!  I scribble few papers with numbers and made (let’s call it) the blueprint. I felt like I can’t do it! I felt tired and had the willing quit this project.  But then I looked and what I already made… and few apple buns helped me to overcome this 🙂

I haven’t finished the previous section yet. I need to make all the shelves in it. But let’s make the countertop from boards – first! I need to glue them together. And then all the other things!

Now I’m into it again… and I still love it!

Ilze

 


24 thoughts on “DIY: Oven & Hob section

  1. I’m so glad you still “love it”. I too find it difficult to get back into a project if I have a break, for any reason. My photo enlarger is still at the bottom of the wardrobe, not where it should be to be useable. And I still haven’t finished the tiling in our kitchen! Of course I now have the perfect excuse – I’m out all day 🙄. I’m agog to see when you’ve finished; as someone else said you are amazing 😵

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    1. Thank you! Get back home and just do it! The sooner you finish it, the sooner you get the satisfaction & maybe tears in your eyes! That is feeling you can’t buy: proud of yourself. You did it!

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  2. You’re in the home stretch now. So much is finished already, you must be chomping at the bit to finish. Sorry for all the horse references but it always seems to be a race every time I start a project as big as yours and I cannot wait to finish. I know you can do it. Keep up the good work, I cannot wait to see the finished kitchen and read of all the wonderful comfort foods you will blog about.

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    1. Thank you! Kitchen is MY happy place. Why not to make it 🙂 to feel it better! To sand every inch of your countertop. It doesn’t matter it won’t look like from magazine but – it’s unique, it’s yours! 🙂

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              1. It’s an apartment that I own but I have to pay into a “strata” – group that oversees the whole complex. If I want to renovate I have to apply to the strata for permission

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                1. Interesting! Cause here in Latvia, if you have an apartment you can renovate it but not demolish the walls. Like change color, change tiles, overdo the flooring, etc…

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        1. We are living in unfinished / renovated house for 3 years now :). It’s not our house so we can’t finish / decide all the things. We can of course live in other / our house but we can’t find one worth the money in this region at the moment.

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