Note: Since completion of the house I have also decided to allow guest bloggers to post articles related to remodeling. This continues the education process.
Architect Selection - December 2002 through January 2003
Getting a Permit - January 2003 through November 2004
Construction - November 2004 through September 2006
Post Construction - October 2006 through ???
Craftsman Curtain Rod Brackets
The brackets are made from my leftover Honduran mahogany. Here are the long awaited pics of the unfinished brackets and the finishing process.
Here you can see a complete bracket and the two halves that make it up.
The brackets are match drilled. We had to number them to keep the sets together.
All of my materials: curtain rod brackets and Varathane clear semi-gloss.
Taking all of the brackets apart in preparation for finishing. Ebony plugs will fill the holes.
The brackets are apart and ready for finishing with Varathane.
Be sure to browse the 2,000 picture Photo Gallery for more step-by-step construction details.