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The paints that are used for this process contain isocyanates, which are incredibly toxic.

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/isocyanates/index.html

caveat emptor


Before & After: A Demo-Free Bathroom Renovation
2/7/11 10:58 PM

You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.


Trendy Embroidery
1/18/11 04:48 PM

Another for your "high" row, an absolutely gorgeous wrought-iron bed by Oakland blacksmith Shawn Lovell:

http://www.slmetalworks.com/beds_a.html


High, Low, and DIY: The Uber-Romantic Canopy Bed | Apartment Therapy San Francisco
1/20/10 01:14 AM

The BBQs are by Daniel Hopper, a blacksmith/fabricator based in Oakland.

http://danielhopper.com/flytrap5.htm


Apartment Therapy San Francisco | House Tour: Moses' All Vintage All the Time San Francisco
8/17/08 08:21 PM

what a lovely thing


Apartment Therapy New York | Thursday Giveaway: Judy Ross' Seeds Pillow
7/4/08 09:16 AM

oh god, now I have to figure out how to get rid of the highly toxic not very miraculous insecticide chalk. arrrrrghhh.

thank you ellebee


Apartment Therapy San Francisco | Getting Rid of Ants
6/10/08 08:29 AM

get to chinatown and buy yourself some miraculous insecticide chalk. draw lines with it, they can't walk over it. it is made of borax, but in easy-to-handle chalk format.


Apartment Therapy San Francisco | Getting Rid of Ants
6/9/08 09:54 PM

those are gorgeous


Apartment Therapy Los Angeles | LA Thursday Giveaway: 03.20.08
3/21/08 07:54 AM

If you wanted to tin a copper tub "yourself"...you would need to take it to a large-capacity metal-plater / galvanizer to have it plated, and then probably polish the whole thing and re-seal it.

Not impossible, but not exactly a weekend DIY either. Also, for persons who want to make low-environmental impact choices, electroplating / galvanizing is a filthy, toxic process that definitely has an adverse impact on local quality of life.

That said, a domestic manufacturer of copper tubs could almost certainly put a custom plate finish on one of their products, for a price.


Apartment Therapy San Francisco | Look!: Metal Bathtub
3/13/08 09:06 PM

Topically.

Everytime I think about sorting books by color I get hives.


Apartment Therapy San Francisco | SF Survey: How Do You Arrange Your Books?
2/26/08 05:08 PM

the mighty leaf vanilla bean tea
oh yum


Apartment Therapy The Kitchen | Holiday Gift Bag 2007: Win Tea Books and a Chantal Kettle and Teapot
12/21/07 06:32 AM

the spherickal tiger and his friend, pig with sweater


Apartment Therapy ohdeedoh | Holiday Gift Bag #14: Goodies from ROMP
12/21/07 06:30 AM

so scary


Apartment Therapy San Francisco | Gift Bag 2007: Win a David Weeks Skulrilla from Design Public
12/21/07 06:26 AM

cheese and bread.

plus apple or tomato.


Apartment Therapy The Kitchen | Holiday Gift Bag 2007: Win a Cook-Zen Pot and Cookbooks
12/19/07 08:18 PM

lovely heath...


Apartment Therapy San Francisco | Gift Bag 2007: Heath Ceramics Winter Bowl Set Books
12/19/07 08:15 PM

Until the End of the World


Apartment Therapy Unplugged | Gift Bag 2007: Compact Shelf System from Insignia
12/18/07 07:47 AM

very handsome


Apartment Therapy Los Angeles | Gift Bag 2007: Holidays Cards from Urbanic Paper Boutique
12/18/07 07:45 AM

roast chicken with walnut french bread stuffing and papaya in the lovely french oven.

yum.


Apartment Therapy The Kitchen | Holiday Gift Bag 2007: Win a Le Creuset 6-Piece Set in Caribbean
12/17/07 05:05 PM

Is is cheating to want to demolish a stiletto cake?


Apartment Therapy The Kitchen | Holiday Gift Bag 2007: Win Confetti Cakes Demolition Desserts
12/14/07 06:13 PM

Sometimes with good ideas, sometimes with incredibly unsafe suggestions. Fun to read either way.


Apartment Therapy San Francisco | Gift Bag 2007: Win a One-Year Subscription and a Set of Shrinky Sheets from ReadyMade
12/14/07 06:11 PM