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Help, the realtor just made me cry....

by tjcleary from Modern Materials and Methods  (LiveModern Forums) — Aug 19, 2010 11:12 PM
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Hi Cheri, I was just noodling around looking at Modern stuff when I came across your forum post.  (Should've headed to bed already, but you know how it is.) Hard to believe no one's responded to it.  Dunno if you'll see this reply two months [...]

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Looking for Mid-Century Modern Sensitive Landscape Designers

by bobbietilkens from Delaware Valley  (Geographic Forums) — Jul 20, 2010 03:02 PM
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Greetings,   My husband and I just purchased a  mid-century modern home in Wallingford, PA, and are looking for someone to help us create a landscape that compliments the house.  It is a large yard with many mature trees and is in need of a [...]

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Check out my new Modern Mailbox...Richard Neutra

by psmodern from Furniture, Fixtures and Furnishings  (LiveModern Forums) — May 28, 2010 01:10 AM
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Hector, just wanted to say thanks for the mailbox we got a couple of months ago. It looks and works great. The Seattle rain does tend to leave it looking a bit spotty but it wipes up fine. I probably need to try more turtle wax. Great to see someone [...]

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From carport to Garage in two weeks!

by gfowkes from Mile High Modernists  (Geographic Forums) — Apr 20, 2010 10:34 AM
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The instalation method was simple, but time consuming. 4 x8 sheets of 1/2 partical board first, cualked and sealed edges and gaps, primed and painted. Then, using a concret blade on your circular saw, cut 4' x 8' sheets of 1/4" Hardie Board into 2' x [...]

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Hanging Mobiles

by michelle07 from Furniture, Fixtures and Furnishings  (LiveModern Forums) — Mar 11, 2010 01:27 PM
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I think light color is the best, to enhance the beauty in your home.   Simmons World Class [...]

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FreeGreen's Who's Next competition...

by lavardera from Portland aka PDX  (Geographic Forums) — Mar 05, 2010 09:04 AM
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Thank you for that shout out here. If any Live Modern folks can take the time to link over and vote for Matt and myself it would be greatly appreciated. I know Matt's design is one of my favorites and I've already voted for it. [...]

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Advice on restoring coating on Bertoia wire chairs?

by BuddyD from LiveModern Labs  (LiveModern Forums) — Jan 21, 2010 06:49 AM
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I have a set of four ca. 1959 Bertoia vinyl-coated side chairs which I grew up with and would like to restore. The problem is the wear and discoloration of the white vinyl (I think) coating which has suffered from 50 years of daily use. There are areas of [...]

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Recycling options for a newly cut fir tree

by Kiah from Vancouver (BC, that is)  (Geographic Forums) — Dec 20, 2009 11:40 AM
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Hi all,   I just had a very large olf fir tree cut down on my lot in North Vancouver, and now I am looking for ideas to use the wood for pprojects either for my home or our cabin in the okanagan rather then just using it as firewood. It was cut [...]

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Paul McCobb Reading table from the Irwin Collection

by PatrickD from LiveModern Labs  (LiveModern Forums) — Dec 01, 2009 09:16 PM
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Thank you for the suggestion! I'll check it out. Previously Tonia Pryor wrote: Check out www.1stdibs.com and find someone in your local area and pay them a visit and see if you can get an opinion or call up your local auction house and [...]

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a composition in Black and White

by ed4444 from Virginia Modernists, Richmond, Va  (Geographic Forums) — Nov 06, 2009 09:45 AM
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A local restaurant needed a rear stair for egress into an urban alley. Since the site is very visible from a one way public street, our goal was to make a striking sculptural form that reads like a silhouette against the existing white painted [...]

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