We started as a bank....teller windows, desks, deposit slips, and deposit boxes
Rugs and dividers ready to go! Lots of the wood will be repurposed and turned into Craft tables by carpenter Bob!
Teller windows coming out!
By day he's a police officer but by night he's Super demo man Bob....hard to believe the transformation he's doing!
Who would have ever thought that getting glue from under the rugs would require two different machines and tons of manpower to boot!
Rug is ripped up...let the flooring begin! Demo man Bob told me that there were actually 2 layers of rugs going downstairs to the basement. The first layer was a 1960s green and then on top of that a 1970s orange. Was that a thing of the past? Let's not rip up the original rug...let's carpet over it???
Mr. Bob has begun tiling around the wash sink. We really like it!!!! (we may be a bit partial). Soon he will tile the outside wall near the range. We're excited to have it finished! Hopefully by our Grand Opening!!!!
Did you ever hear of grinding stairs? That's when you grind off the old glue on the stairs so you can put new glue to lay down new rubber stair treads.
We are repurposing some of the wood left behind in the Suntrust building. While much of the wood from the teller windows was chipboard, the office wood is hard to find hard wood which will be re-used. The cabinets will be used for storage.
If you've driven by Cook N Craft Academy you might have seen our new LED strip lights (we get excited by the little things)...they only use 7 watts of power...and we can change them about 20 different colors...right now they're purple in honor of our Cook n Craft Academy logo....
We are priming and getting ready to paint the walls.
We can't wait to start baking!!!
In another day or two, this former closet will become a bathroom. The former bank did not have a bathroom on the first floor....now we will have one! YEAH!
Three compartment sinks are required at restaurants,,,here is their function
Our ansi hoods are in....what is an Ansi hood you ask??? ANSI stands for the American National Standards Institute and it's the required method for proper ventilation when you have a stove and range. It's a fire suppression hood.
The tables are in too! The place is crowded..but coming together. For now the legs of our tables are stored in the vault...
any idea what this might be? Send your guess to firstname.lastname@example.org . All correct responses will be placed in a drawing and the selected entry will win a free class!!! Entries can be submitted now through Monday 3/5/2018 at noon eastern standard time!!!.
Wow we got alot of great responses from brie cheese to a chocolate crumb coated cake to ancient ruins.....It's actually a
2 1/2 inch drilled cement core from the floor of our building. It was drilled for piping. Thank you for all your guesses. Our winner is Kellie B. We'll be running more contests again soon! Thanks all xo
The refrigerator is here...and now to start filling it up with lots of great food and supplies....Oh how I wish this would fit in my home kitchen....I absolutely love it!!!