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What We Hope HRC Learned From The Gathering On Saturday:

by a.times.4 (Alana and Alex on Agatha in Agave) from atimes4  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:33 AM
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As compiled by Alana, Alex, Dena, &amp; Danielle while freezing around a tiny chiminea and eating hummus:<br /><br />1. If you have a party for 400 people, you shouldn't hold it in a place with parking for 25 and no valet<br />2. You [...]

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The 900- pound gorilla

by Don from Hus Langford  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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Interesting that we're building a pre- fabricated house in Sweden, designed and furnished in a Scandinavian-modern way, and yet we haven't mentioned a certain retailer.When Sooz and I lived in Stockholm in the 80's, we liked to drive down to Kungens [...]

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First draft of the kitchen

by Don from Hus Langford  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:33 AM
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IKEA provides lots of resources for kitchen planning. Their website provides a computer program which allows you to mix and match their products in great detail to design your own room. (It's Windows-only, sadly; good thing I have Parallels software on my [...]

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New Roof Profile to Cut Costs

by chad from 100khouse.com  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:38 AM
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I got an email over the weekend from ISA suggesting a new roof design for the 100k house that would be more economical than the existing two-tiered, flat roof with windows in between the two sections. Our final plans will be sent to Level 5 for bidding tomorrow so I quickly agreed that this was [...]

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finishing eichler and marvin's house

by paul from Austin ModHouse  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:33 AM
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looks like something is in the works up there.  more on this later.primed and painted the steel, and stained the wood.marvin didn't care for the fumes.  airstream is enjoying it's new location at our wimberley acreage.  anybody want 2 acres of flat land close to downtown wimberley?  $18.5k per acre. ...

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The Old Apartment

by Chris from A PreFab Project  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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We lived in Chicago for a year when I was doing my MA, right around the corner from the terrific Museum of Science and Industry. Michelle Kaufmann, whose designs we really love but were not available on the East Coast when we began this odyssey, is [...]

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Bird Wood Book

by creede from Grassroots Modern  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:59 AM
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When my wife was a kid she had a little red bird watching book that she carried around with her everywhere. This book might be blank inside, but it’s so good looking that you might want to carry it around with you, or at least put it on a shelf where everyone can [...]

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SNOW DAY!

by Profile from Bare Hill Barn House  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:32 AM
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Last night when the kids were going to bed, there were some long faces and grumblings: rumors of snow, but as of bedtime not a flake. When they awoke this AM, this is what they saw. I also got the call, so looks like a three-day weekend for us! Needless to say, the boys are outside playing, and I am in with the girls...enjoying a few brief minutes of (relative) calm. ...that snow really IS

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Hibbert for Three!

by Chris from A PreFab Project  (prefab blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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Spent Saturday enjoying this.I worked through the end of the day Wednesday before I had to come home, and I was able to just about finish the rest of the cedar on the outside of the house. I was originally going to put cement board in between the sliders [...]

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onelessdesk

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:46 AM
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OneLessDesk, created by Dean Heckler…. Inspired by the materials, proportion and minimalism of the current Apple iMac. A unique two-piece design completely separates the traditional desk from the keyboard tray. Made entirely of 12 gauge brushed stainless steel.

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