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Historic Texas Community Building Gets Extensive Rehab

The recent restoration of the Casino Hall in La Grange, TX, was a big deal for Fayette County. Built in 1881 by German immigrants, the building was originally a school, but has since served as a fire station, city hall, … Continue reading

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Art Deco Entrance Restored and Upgraded

Built in 1928, this Art Deco commercial entrance had never been maintained, never mind restored. That made the job of F2 Industries, Inc., of Sycamore, Illinois that much easier, in a way, because they were starting almost from scratch. They … Continue reading

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Massive Outside-In Windows and Doors for a Truly Modern Look.

These oversized custom windows and doors are truly modern in the sense that they bring the outdoors inside in the most convenient, unmediated way possible. The interior is American Black Walnut (accented with brushed nickel hardware), offering a dark frame … Continue reading

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Painter’s Secret for Achieving a High Shine Finish on Your Front Door

John Learnard of Color Alchemist, of Washington, DC was recently featured in the Washington Post article on how to achieve a high shine on the front door of one’s urban townhouse. It seems that the color and finish of these front … Continue reading

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Recreating Thoreau’s Eighteenth Century Birthplace, Piece by Piece

The birth place of Henry David Thoreau in Concord, Massachusetts was in very poor condition, though it did retain many early 18th century elements as well as later Federal and Georgian upgrades. The intent was to turn it into a … Continue reading

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