Restoration

When Alex and I moved into our first apartment, we were decorating novices. While we tried our best, we came up short in many ways, the most obvious being that we were so anxious to have our new home "finished," that we rushed out and bought what we needed. This...
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We're in the midst of a "quick office makeover" which has now stretched into weekend four of work.At this point I believe we have about one or two more weekends of work left until we reach the finish line, and I'm absolutely thrilled with the progress. If you ask us,...
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Over the last several weeks I've been trying my best to replicate the historic moulding in our Foursquare.This has been a difficult task overall as I've been dealing with several variables at once. Wonky walls, weird depth, modern doors, and chunkier wood than you find in stock moulding has made...
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Why would a beautiful set of cast iron stairs bring me sadness? Well, let me tell you. If there's one thing I love about so many of the historic homes and shops around Old Town it's their antique cast iron front stairs. I love these types stairs so much so...
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Or maybe it's re-rope sash, or restring windows, or re-weight with sash cord? No matter, sit back, buckle in, and get ready for a riveting blog post about restoring antique windows! I doesn't get much more exciting. (I'm lying, it can only get more exciting.)Antique double hung windows are beautiful,...
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