Coveting my neighbor’s …

… head blocks and base blocks.

Theirs:

Here’s the big view (with new door *sniff*; I have their old one in my garage):

Ours:

Both houses are 1910ish. And we were flummoxed by how huge our missing woodwork was compared to what we found online as possible replacements—until we thought to trot across the street and check out their entryway. It’s amazing what one can learn from simply looking around and listening.

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One Response to Coveting my neighbor’s …

  1. jenni says:

    Thanks goodness you have the old door.

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