Category Archives: Furniture

Prototyping the Kitchen, Part II

A few weeks ago, we cut a hole in the wall. We do that a lot. Last time we did it, it was to reopen a hole in our front hall–one that was in the original house. I’ll post about … Continue reading

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My new favorite place in the whole wide world: The ReStore

As you all might remember I’m a big fan of retrorenovation.com, and the community over there introduced me to the ReStore, a kind of Goodwill for housewares. It benefits Habitat for Humanity, generally has limited hours, and is a goldmine … Continue reading

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A Good Day at the Mall: Midcentury Modern Finds!

There’s a mall in nearby Washington, PA that came *this* close to dying one of those horrible, slow mall deaths, until it was remodeled about ten years ago. (Not like this mall, which has somehow been on life support for … Continue reading

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Oh, The Things You’ll Buy!

Congratulations! Today is your day! You’re off to a house! You’re off and away! Thanks, craigslist, for the table! But only¬†five chairs?   This one’s a doozy. So who really cares?   On your walls, you have space! You could … Continue reading

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Murphy Bed: A Photo Story, Or Project Last Stand

Project Last Stand has begun. Phase I is the installation of a Murphy bed and the reclamation of 40 precious square feet in our bedroom nee sunroom. Phase II may be the purchase of a car. We’ll see how far … Continue reading

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