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Author: jiml8 Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 4657  
Subject: Re: Kitchen remodel in progress Date: 8/6/2003 10:32 PM
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To take down the wall between the rooms you need to get rid of the cabinets first. They don't make em like this anymore... solid wood and secured SOLIDLY to the walls and ceiling.

http://b.burkholder.home.comcast.net/Kitchen_remodel/04_Cabinets_gone.jpg


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Ah, yes! Reminds me of a story.

We bought this house. It was cheap. It was soooo cheap that I thought it had to be falling down.

But it wasn't.

It had tenants in it. What kind of tenants, you ask?

They were pigs. Pigs, I tell you. Pigs.

Ah, yes. But they paid the rent.

For awhile, anyway. Then I had to kick 'em out. Didn't want to do it. Knew when I did it that we'd have to go in and fix that house. Fixing that house wasn't something we wanted to do. It was filthy.
Filthy, I tell you.

So, I kicked them out. Then we went in to fix that house. Roaches everywhere. Everywhere, I tell you. We rolled up the living room carpet to throw it away. Roaches living in the middle of the living room floor, under the carpet. In the middle of the floor, I tell you.

That's roach slums, it is. Roaches want to be near heat and moisture. By th' time they're living in the middle of the living room floor, that means that everyplace else in the house is already taken. So those are the poor roaches, that have to live in the living room floor slum.

Ah yes.

After committing roachicide with everything we could come up with we had killed most of the little darlings. We decided to remodel the kitchen.

We took the screws out of the kitchen cabinets. The kitchen cabinets wouldn't come off the wall. Wouldn't come off, I tell you.

We had to yank them off. One of them took two of us yanking together to get it off. Then we saw what was holding them on.

They were glued to the wall, they were. The adhesive? Roach droppings.

Yes, I mean it. The cabinets were glued to the wall with roach droppings.

Ah, yes. Memories...

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