Tag Archives: Illinois

Salvaged Lumber Sole Legitimate Source of Quality Lumber

Anybody who has ever monitored the performance of currently available 2nd and third growth lumber in exterior applications knows that it is nearly useless for replacement service, developing rot quickly when used in exposed areas. Use of what standing first … Continue reading

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Restoration of Leaded Glass Clock Faces

Suevel Studios of Arlington Heights, Illinois got the job of restoring the four leaded glass clock faces on the tower of Chicago’s 1930 Lane Tech High School. This facility is the city’s biggest public high school, with 4,200 students. The … 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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Veterans Education Program and the Lincoln Hearse

Blue Ox Historic Village and School is an historic millwork production facility, a working museum and a school. For many years they’ve operated a high school program for at risk teens, giving them the opportunity to experience themselves as problem … Continue reading

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