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Soon I’m going to have to update this blog’s cover photo. Because that aluminum on top is coming off tomorrow! I had to climb onto the porch roof with the paint guy to show him I was serious about doing … Continue reading
Retro Renovation shares this intriguing review of a product that might make cleaning chrome less laborious. I’ve got a serious chrome collecting habit, but wow what a pain it can be to keep shiny. Curious to check out this eraser.
Divine providence or entropy or something has sealed the decision on whether the aluminum will be removed from the eaves and fascia on the east-facing gable of the house when we have the rest (which was never covered) painted. This … Continue reading
I’m blown away by Mike Doyle’s Lego renditions of abandoned old houses. He built the one above, Three-Story Victorian with Tree, out of about 60,000 Lego pieces, putting in 450 hours of work. What attracted me to these at first … Continue reading
Photo: Helen Levitt, 1942
Came upon this nifty blog called Vintage Found Photo Stories via this post about a Masonic door knocker. The mere phrase makes my mind conjure crazy contraptions. A hand-shaped knocker that slaps you around—sure you want to go in there, … Continue reading