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The photos are the rough framing and scratch coat of my mining cave rec room with a 1920s bar with a new tin ceiling over the bar. I still have to add photo captions.
Hello Vertical Artisans -- just posted new photos of the completed 6'X8' walk-in mining cave shower connected to our mining cave rec room. The shower features brushed nickel fixtures, a LED rain showerhead and 100 yr old weathered boards for a blocked off tunnel effect used throughout the mining cave rec room. The floor is Turkish river stone done by a master tile installer from Germany, the only outside help I used on the whole project due to knee problems. It was a tricky floor to complete…Continue
And if you are wondering what 20 min movie reel is hanging on the wall -- it is The Killing of a Chinese Bookie, 1976 starring Ben Gazzara and directed by John Cassavetes. Horrible movie that belongs in a dark cave.Continue
Hello Vertical Artisans. Hope the Christmas season brought you much joy and 2014 is off to a good start. There are updated photos & slideshow with descriptions of our mining cave rec room which is done except for decorating with vintage movie posters, old newspapers and more like a big screen TV in the cave theater and one by the restored 1920s speakeasy bar. The restored 1929 seats from the Avalon Theater in Milwaukee turned out sharp. The final phase to complete the theme rec room is…Continue
Hello Vertical Artisans.
I added a few new photos of my two completed 8'L x 4'W x 3'H tunnels that branch out from my "mining cave" rec room. (They were difficult to do with a splatter gun due to the confined space.) One tunnel is to be a BB gun range. The other is a "gold mine" with a gold mining car and track. There are captions for these photos.