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While accomplished as a photographer, printmaker, designer, and poet, Josef Albers is probably best remembered for his work as an abstract painter and theorist.

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Deciding to paint the interior stucco walls of our house was easy – actually painting them was a different experience.

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Residential Drainage

Bob Borson —  June 7, 2011 — 17 Comments

Drainage around your house should be taken seriously, otherwise the results can be prohibitively expensive to repair.

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The house I live in is almost 50 years old and has site built windows and they still look and work great. I sketched up some of the details used in the construction of my windows for review here

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I call these light fixtures – ‘The Lamps of Lost Souls’ (don’t let their golden-y aura mislead you – they are the bad and the ugly).

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Few things say Happy Thanksgiving like a home improvement project – and this year we decided to put some blinds on the windows in the kitchen.

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When I walk into my bedroom I can’t help but think that lurking around the corner is the ghost of the Captain who ran the pirate crew of the ship where these fixtures were clearly salvaged. He feels like his booty was stolen and he wants his stateroom lights back.

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