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Random Notes

by Steve Rapport (noreply@blogger.com) from The Minnie House  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:03 AM
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The picture above is something like how I want the house to look... white walls, as per Rocio's design, and a chocolate-y hardwood floor (at the moment it's a toss-up between Ty Pennington Sambuca Bamboo from lumberliquidators.com, or Yanchi Ebony [...]

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I Can See Russia From My House

by Steve Rapport (noreply@blogger.com) from The Minnie House  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:03 AM
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Today was Indian Summer on steroids, with Pacifica temperatures soaring into the 80s and San Francisco roasting in the mid-90s. As promised, the I-joists were already in place when I arrived at the sweltering Minnie House, and in the bright sunshine they [...]

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Photo: Lindman

by Vilde (lykketoppen@gmail.com) from My Scandinavian Retreat  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:03 AM
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Photo: LindmanI`ve had a post with this cool Swedish summer house by Sandell Sandberg before, but I just found a few new photos I had to show [...]

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Handmade home

by Vilde (lykketoppen@gmail.com) from My Scandinavian Retreat  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:03 AM
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Photo: Morten HoltumI know nothing about this home, found here through desire to inspire, but I think it might be in [...]

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Calder Court

by Chris (noreply@blogger.com) from A PreFab Project  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:03 AM
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The mall we used to go to when I was a kid had a giant Calder mobile in the center of the food court. It was built in 1969, and as this article in the Times recounts, the developer's wife basically held her breathe until he agreed to put some money aside [...]

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Status Update

by Steve Rapport (noreply@blogger.com) from The Minnie House  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:03 AM
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We're almost ready to submit our application for the building permit. I was hoping to that next Thursday would be the big day, but we won't have the grading plan by then. If we need that in order to submit, we'll have to wait a few more days. Still, we [...]

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Bits and Pieces

by Steve Rapport (noreply@blogger.com) from The Minnie House  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:03 AM
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Yeah, here are the latest bits and pieces...1. Still no news from PG&E; - and in other news, Glen Miller is still missing (OK, if you're too young to know what that means, look it up on Wikipedia!).2. However, we've decided that, if PG&E; says no, we're [...]

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Counter Culture

by Steve Rapport (noreply@blogger.com) from The Minnie House  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:03 AM
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A busy couple of days. Doty Stucco spent yesterday applying the brown coat to the basement walls, and one week from now they'll return for the last time, to coat the same walls with an acrylic coating in a color called Wrought Iron from Benjamin Moore [...]

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In the Press

by Chris (noreply@blogger.com) from A PreFab Project  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:03 AM
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So we've had a very positive response to our little fifteen minutes of fame in Dwell (though for my money, the pictures are much more fun than the article).And while we don't yet have a "Press" link on the real site for the house, we should. So I'm going [...]

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40 Days and 40 Nights

by Steve Rapport (noreply@blogger.com) from The Minnie House  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:03 AM
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This isn't set in stone, but I took a look at the schedule today with Rich the Contractor, and we're agreed: we should be able to finish the house in time for me to move in on Valentine's Day. Which, in case you couldn't guess, is 40 days and 40 nights [...]

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