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DAN

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04-03-2008 02:54 AM

Topic tags/keywords: home house brick 1920 mission arts and crafts style

Thought it would be fun to start off my first posting with something fun.

This is my house.

1920’s brick two story, attic, basement, gas heat and air.

Big back porch. Natural oak woodwork and hrdwood floors….. Two Fireplaces …. Two bath.

Needs work !

What does your HOME look like ?

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-- danwalters@lumberjocks.com



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dennis

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04-03-2008 05:16 AM


Waiting for the big bad wolf!

-- http://woodsongsfurniture.com

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PanamaJack

73 posts in 3756 days

04-03-2008 05:19 AM

Better Pic later w/gutters:

Home built Fall 1952 – Sold January 1953 to first owners – my birth month & year. I am the third owner.

Poured Concrete Basement walls and floor. A Shuffle Board Game built into the tiled floor on one side of that basement. Built in special lightening for dances that 1st owners installed in basement as well. Includes mirrored ball and strobe lightening.

New Electrical Panel installed 1986. Includes enough power to my basement and garage workshop(s) now. New Gas Furnace 1996. New A/C installed 2002.

New Roof Fall 2007 – All new Gutters just put on March 2008.

1850 Sq.Ft. w/attached 2-car Garage. I attached the Garage to the Home with a new room we call the Breezeway with a valted ceiling – just after we moved in 1983, adding 450 Sq.ft. to the house. I put a summer kitchen (2nd kitchen) in the Breezeway this past Spring. I built the cabinets and ceramic tile tops.

-- If you believe in forever, then life is just a one-night stand. ~ Righteous Brothers, "Rock & Roll Heaven"

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PanamaJack

73 posts in 3756 days

04-03-2008 05:38 AM

Dan that’s a nice lookin’ home you have!!!

-- If you believe in forever, then life is just a one-night stand. ~ Righteous Brothers, "Rock & Roll Heaven"

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DAN

44 posts in 3756 days

04-03-2008 05:44 AM

Thanks PJ ! We found the house on the internet. Knew right away it was the one.

I’ve always liked stonework. Your place looks like a house my dad and I worked on about 40 yrs ago. He was a mason and I carried the bricks, blocks and stone

Dennis—enjoy your straw and beam house. Looks like something a artist or professor might live in. It fits your style.

Regards
DAN

-- danwalters@lumberjocks.com

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MsDebbieP

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04-03-2008 12:47 PM


here’s our house: a view from the road.

-- ~ Debbie, Ontario Canada

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DAN

44 posts in 3756 days

04-03-2008 02:02 PM

beautiful photo ! lots of trees

house looks cool too

-- danwalters@lumberjocks.com

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PanamaJack

73 posts in 3756 days

04-03-2008 03:13 PM

Nice photo of your home Debbie. How many acres, appears you have a couple of acres to mow anyway.

-- If you believe in forever, then life is just a one-night stand. ~ Righteous Brothers, "Rock & Roll Heaven"

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tenontim

151 posts in 3756 days

04-03-2008 03:13 PM

This is my Arts and Crafts bungalow, Texas style. I had to have the right place to put all of my Arts & Crafts furniture. About 1450 sq ft. The shop is next door. 24’ x 24’ with an upstairs 20’ x20’ apartment. House is still
under construction. This is about a year into the construction. Currently (2yrs) the outside is done, except for the front door. All of the dry wall is up and textured. I’m currently working on the woodwork and kitchen cabinets.

-- Tim

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PanamaJack

73 posts in 3756 days

04-03-2008 03:18 PM

Sweet pad tenontim!

-- If you believe in forever, then life is just a one-night stand. ~ Righteous Brothers, "Rock & Roll Heaven"

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MsDebbieP

629 posts in 3770 days

04-03-2008 03:22 PM

I have one acre and 90% of it is in front of the house – not very private. But.. one area at a time, we’ll start creating a lovely “retreat” all around our home

-- ~ Debbie, Ontario Canada

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Tikka

47 posts in 3756 days

04-03-2008 07:54 PM

Hi ALL

I just posted my place – you can see it http://homerefurbers.com/topics/9

Debbie - your photograph looks like our place did last week (30cm snow and -10°), but now spring has struck with a vengance – new life is showing everywhere – even the Rhubarb is pushing its way through the last of the snow.

Dennis - he can Huff and Puff al he likes, he aint going to blow that place down!

-- Tony - All things are possible, some things are more difficult than others. -- http://poydatjatuolit.fi

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Thuan

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04-03-2008 08:51 PM

Moved in February 2008

We moved into here at the begining of the year, a 1985 built home, surrounded by native trees. Well cared for home, but I’ll find find things to improve.

-- Thuan

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DAN

44 posts in 3756 days

04-03-2008 10:29 PM

Beautiful place THUAN ! Very sweet

-- danwalters@lumberjocks.com

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MsDebbieP

629 posts in 3770 days

04-04-2008 01:41 AM

what beautiful homes. This is a great idea.

and our snow is almost all gone… in less than a week it went from “winter” to “spring”

-- ~ Debbie, Ontario Canada

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Eklectic

19 posts in 3756 days

04-04-2008 03:24 AM

We are on a 2.5 acres wooded lot. My husband cleared the land by himself in Spring of 2003.
The house is less than 1000 sq.f. but as mentioned we have a basement that we are renovating!
And this picture was taken last September from an airplane!!

-- Eklectic,Follow Your Bliss!!

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Drsawdust

7 posts in 3756 days

04-04-2008 04:41 AM

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This is what happens at our house each October.

-- -- Making sawdust is what I do best

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tenontim

151 posts in 3756 days

04-04-2008 05:20 AM

Hey, Doc at least the street you picked is appropriate.

-- Tim

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Thos. Angle

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04-05-2008 02:34 PM

I think we should have a working picnic at Dennis’s and plaster the straw bales.

-- Thos. Angle, Owyhee Design, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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JasonH

35 posts in 3756 days

04-05-2008 04:11 PM

Hey, DrSawdust, my house suffers from the same affliction!!

Damocles House

-- Proud to be an addicted LJ, GT and HR!

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DAN

44 posts in 3756 days

04-06-2008 12:55 AM

cool yards ! must be lots of kids at halloween

-- danwalters@lumberjocks.com

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Drsawdust

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04-06-2008 05:19 AM

Damocles, That is an awesome setup!!! Way to go!!!

-- -- Making sawdust is what I do best

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JasonH

35 posts in 3756 days

04-06-2008 05:23 AM

Dan: Yep, they actually bus the kids into our neighborhood with those big cargo vans…we go through pounds and pounds of candy.

Drsawdust: I dig the lights on the tops of your columns…I’ve been meaning to do something similar, but am stuck on the practicality of lighting on a temporary setup. Will you share how you did it?

-- Proud to be an addicted LJ, GT and HR!

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Dick, & Barb Cain

122 posts in 3765 days

04-06-2008 07:20 PM

I just took this picture this morning, after a 10”- 12” overnight snow.

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The reason we don’t have many pictures of our house in the summer, is because this is where we spend our summers.

-- ** Dick, & Barb Cain *************** http://lumberjocks.com/jocks/Chipncut

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tenontim

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04-06-2008 11:08 PM

And where, pray tell, is your summer home. That looks very tranquil.

-- Tim

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Dick, & Barb Cain

122 posts in 3765 days

04-06-2008 11:18 PM

In The Land of Sky Blue Waters!

-- ** Dick, & Barb Cain *************** http://lumberjocks.com/jocks/Chipncut

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MsDebbieP

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04-07-2008 12:09 AM

that’s a lot of snow!!! but gorgeous.
What a lovely setting.

-- ~ Debbie, Ontario Canada

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Dick, & Barb Cain

122 posts in 3765 days

04-07-2008 01:46 PM

We got 12 more inches, & more coming.

Isn’t spring great!!!

-- ** Dick, & Barb Cain *************** http://lumberjocks.com/jocks/Chipncut

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MsDebbieP

629 posts in 3770 days

04-07-2008 01:47 PM

oh yes… really great :)
We had “the perfect weekend” here – gorgeous sunshine and lots of piddling around outside.

-- ~ Debbie, Ontario Canada

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DAN

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04-10-2008 05:24 AM

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I told everyone I worked with about the 2 feet of snow on Dick’s bird bath. 65 degrees today in Cincinnati !

-- danwalters@lumberjocks.com

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freitag

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04-10-2008 05:34 AM

All this talk of snow….it only lasted a few days.
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MsDebbieP

629 posts in 3770 days

04-10-2008 01:34 PM

oh Dan.. that is FREAKY

-- ~ Debbie, Ontario Canada

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Jim

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04-13-2008 03:39 AM

this is my money pit after the ice storm in december
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-- Jim, Cushing Ok.

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DAN

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04-14-2008 06:49 AM

I like your house Jim ! ... that some nice looking ice

-- danwalters@lumberjocks.com

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Jim

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04-15-2008 01:01 AM

yeah really nice to look at, the clean up stunk. the big tree to the left is no longer with us along with all of them in the back ground.

-- Jim, Cushing Ok.

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dustygirl

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11-17-2008 06:24 PM

I know that this is an old post but being new to H.R. I am going through all the postings for ideas for my place.Thought I would share my place with you all too.I was told it was built in the 50’s.

Ready for Fall

-- Dustygirl Hastings,Ont. Life is too short to sit around doing nothing

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DAN

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11-17-2008 10:43 PM

nice place, I like the shutters and flowers

-- danwalters@lumberjocks.com

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dustygirl

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11-18-2008 03:28 PM

Thanks Dan.

-- Dustygirl Hastings,Ont. Life is too short to sit around doing nothing

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PaBull

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11-18-2008 05:27 PM

We are not in the house jet, but hope to move in with Christmas…

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3fingerpat

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11-19-2008 05:46 AM

Here is a bad picture of my house in San Diego, a small 2Br, 2Ba, 1050sqft home where we raised two loving girls, lots of memories here.
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Here is a picture of our place in Brookings, Oregon. This is where we will be retiring to when we get the chance to sell our house in San Diego. This house is a 3br, 2ba, 1740 sqft in a small, community oriented town on the coast.
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Click on the pictures to expand the view.

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Judie

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11-26-2008 12:35 AM

This is my place, I designed and contracted it 5 years ago. DH did much of the interior finish work and built the garage/loft/coop. Everything is built with indoor air quality in mind. Natural zero-VOC paints, hard surfaces and low maintenance.

The interior is all pine & spruce with ceramic tile floors.

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PaBull

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11-29-2008 04:37 AM

Thanks, Julie. Very nice place you got there. We are doing the same; my wife designs it, i draw and build a lot of it.

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