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      01-08-2019, 07:11 AM   #243
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I don't have a before pic but it's in the basement, cement floor, cinderblock walls and open ceiling.
Very nice!
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I don't have a before pic but it's in the basement, cement floor, cinderblock walls and open ceiling.
Looks like a decent supply of single malts there. I think I spy a Lagavulin 16 way down at the end. One of my favourites.
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Looks like a decent supply of single malts there. I think I spy a Lagavulin 16 way down at the end. One of my favourites.
How can you be grumpy with that much good stuff in the basement!
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How can you be grumpy with that much good stuff in the basement!
No kidding right?!
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Looks like a decent supply of single malts there. I think I spy a Lagavulin 16 way down at the end. One of my favourites.
I have a decent collection going, single malts, bourbons, Irish whiskey and some really nice rum and tequila. Plus we keep about 100 bottles of wine, you need to be prepared for the Zombie apocalypse.
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I have a decent collection going, single malts, bourbons, Irish whiskey and some really nice rum and tequila. Plus we keep about 100 bottles of wine, you need to be prepared for the Zombie apocalypse.
What I like about your collection is that it appears well used!
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What I like about your collection is that it appears well used!
That's the worst part, it's expensive to keep up the supply.
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I have a decent collection going, single malts, bourbons, Irish whiskey and some really nice rum and tequila. Plus we keep about 100 bottles of wine, you need to be prepared for the Zombie apocalypse.
I'm almost about to resign my title as "coolest guy on the internet` and hand it over to you.

Almost...

We's got some similar tastes.

I'm actually looking to make something for all the wine I got floating around...haven't figured out what to do yet.
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I have a decent collection going, single malts, bourbons, Irish whiskey and some really nice rum and tequila. Plus we keep about 100 bottles of wine, you need to be prepared for the Zombie apocalypse.
I'm almost about to resign my title as "coolest guy on the internet` and hand it over to you.

Almost...

We's got some similar tastes.

I'm actually looking to make something for all the wine I got floating around...haven't figured out what to do yet.
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over the Holiday break worked on the photo collage wall. We originally were gonna just hang the frames on the wall but decided to give it some character. so we used textured wall paper to give it some depth as well as painting it darker as an accent wall to the Family Room. Still ordering some photos for the frames with no pictures but we did pickup some matting borders. had one of my boys help me with the wall paper


here's a close up of the textured design


and painted!





here's the frames spread out on the floor to give us some ideas on how to place them on the wall. all the empty frames I actually painted them gloss white as they were this brown wood color. also towards the bottom the smaller frames were also a wood color which I ended up painting silver. the "Blessed" sign the frame was also a wood color but I ended up painting it silver also which turned out pretty cool as it still shows the wood texture to it


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Absolutely LOVE it!!! The textured design the color and especially the Family photos and words to live by!
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I have a decent collection going, single malts, bourbons, Irish whiskey and some really nice rum and tequila. Plus we keep about 100 bottles of wine, you need to be prepared for the Zombie apocalypse.
No sipping RUMS????

Blasphemy!!!
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No sipping RUMS????

Blasphemy!!!
Top shelf, left side looks like diplomatica reserva. What more you need...plantation boy?
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Top shelf, left side looks like diplomatica reserva. What more you need...plantation boy?
Ahhh. Missed that.
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Absolutely LOVE it!!! The textured design the color and especially the Family photos and words to live by!
Thank you!
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No sipping RUMS????

Blasphemy!!!
Actually the whole top shelf is my rums, some really good stuff there too. If you can get a bottle of the Kirk & Sweeny 23 it's off he hook, same for he 21 year old Barcardi The lower shelf is my Bourbon collection, the Jim Beam Distiller Select is outstanding, probably the best Bourbon I've ever had, by far better IMHO than any of the Pappy's.....Cheers.
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I'm almost about to resign my title as "coolest guy on the internet` and hand it over to you.

Almost...

We's got some similar tastes.

I'm actually looking to make something for all the wine I got floating around...haven't figured out what to do yet.
Thanks, there's tons of ideas on Pinterest and other Wine Forums, we live in Wine country and my wife is just starting her Sommelier training. She's going to retire from her current roll in about a year and wants to do that for her next thing.

I made the wine racks on the wall out of black iron pipes, each shelf can hold 18 bottles, it keeps them on their sides and is pretty slick, my own design.

Good luck....
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Actually the whole top shelf is my rums, some really good stuff there too. If you can get a bottle of the Kirk & Sweeny 23 it's off he hook, same for he 21 year old Barcardi The lower shelf is my Bourbon collection, the Jim Beam Distiller Select is outstanding, probably the best Bourbon I've ever had, by far better IMHO than any of the Pappy's.....Cheers.
I didn't zoom in. My bad.
Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva is among my favorite! But Plantation XO 20 is my favorite.
I have several others on hand as well. Are you posting in the "What are you Sipping on" thread? I'm always seeking out more fantastic rum suggestions.
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I didn't zoom in. My bad.
Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva is among my favorite! But Plantation XO 20 is my favorite.
I have several others on hand as well. Are you posting in the "What are you Sipping on" thread? I'm always seeking out more fantastic rum suggestions.
No worries.

I have posted in there a few times.....try the Kirk & Sweeny 23 if you can. Dominican republic rum, it's fantastic and the bottles is beautiful.
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No worries.

I have posted in there a few times.....try the Kirk & Sweeny 23 if you can. Dominican republic rum, it's fantastic and the bottles is beautiful.
I don't think I've had the 23, but K&S make some GOOOD shite!
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I don't think I've had the 23, but K&S make some GOOOD shite!
You have to try the 23
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