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by sjnorris
Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:59 am
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Topic: Neils House (Minneapolis, MN) is up for sale!
Replies: 57
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Re: Neils House (Minneapolis, MN) is up for sale!

The stair (Night) lights were added by Neils daughter Mary McGee and they seem a little bright in the photo . The Neils house floor was originally red linoleum but it looks like new linoleum in the photos or they worked a miracle on the old floor
by sjnorris
Sat Mar 09, 2019 4:02 pm
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Topic: Charles E Roberts gets a room
Replies: 22
Views: 3987

John W. Geiger collection at Northwest Architectural Archives


https://archives.lib.umn.edu/repositori ... urces/5826
by sjnorris
Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:35 pm
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Topic: A North Manitou Mystery
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Views: 3937

*During the summer of 1893, Silas Boardman’s married daughter, Carrie Blossom, suggested that a resort community be developed on the island, and her father came up with the concept that led to what became known as Cottage Row, a string of ten summer homes along the low bluff facing the lake, ...
by sjnorris
Sun Jul 10, 2016 7:12 pm
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Topic: Assembling the Call model
Replies: 31
Views: 7815

Hi Everyone , I was made aware of this Call model thread today so I though this would be a good time to say Thank you! This was a great project and it was wonderful to see so many people get involved , volunteer and donate with nothing more to gain than to see a great piece of history returned home ...
by sjnorris
Mon Aug 26, 2013 6:51 pm
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Topic: 1949 Taliesin Origami Chair - Dimensions? Sketches? Drawing?
Replies: 115
Views: 245327

Korman Woodworks is no longer in business . The chair with the Purple upholstery is the JOHN HOWE version and plans are available from the The Northwest Architectural Archives 612-625-3550 ask for Barbara Bezat she should be able to help .
by sjnorris
Thu Feb 21, 2013 5:14 pm
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Topic: Preparing an unbuilt chair design for construction
Replies: 116
Views: 70681

Thanks SDR,

I only made one chair and it was for the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy 2012 auction . As for the chair being unstable when the struts do not touch the ground, not true. Its fine, completely stable there are four legs firmly on the ground

Stafford
by sjnorris
Thu Feb 21, 2013 7:42 am
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Topic: Preparing an unbuilt chair design for construction
Replies: 116
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Wow! Great work Jeff , can I use your renderings along with SDR's ?

Stafford
by sjnorris
Wed Feb 20, 2013 7:51 pm
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Topic: Preparing an unbuilt chair design for construction
Replies: 116
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Thank You Steve for all your help.

You are to be commended for your willingness to take on such a project and for making my job easier.

Stafford
by sjnorris
Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:04 am
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Topic: Charles R. Perry House, Glencoe, IL
Replies: 48
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The Brass Light Gallery http://www.brasslight.com/ made similar lights for the Burnham house in Milwaukee WI,

The lights can be viewed here http://www.wrightinmilwaukee.com/TheHom ... fault.aspx
by sjnorris
Tue Jan 24, 2012 10:46 am
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Topic: Sikkens Cetol 1 & 23 Plus / Natural Light
Replies: 86
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This is what I had to say about Timber oil in my emails to Peter After six years this is the screen,  the light areas are where the perforated bricks cover the screen. Screen has one coat maybe two of Cabot Australian timber oil  and that was applied six years ago and hasn't been touched since. Th...
by sjnorris
Thu Dec 29, 2011 9:24 am
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Topic: Copeland's Usonian Furniture
Replies: 79
Views: 44109

I Agree the Dana drawing shows solid 3/4 for the ends and veneered ply for the top. But i'm not sure how accurate the Dana drawing is when compared to what was built.
by sjnorris
Wed Dec 28, 2011 7:36 pm
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Topic: Copeland's Usonian Furniture
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Please correct me if i'm wrong but I don't believe the examples shown are end grain but rather veneer. The way the veneer is laid up is called waterfall , where the top veneer continues over the edge.
by sjnorris
Tue Nov 08, 2011 7:05 pm
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Topic: Boilers for gravity heat
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A 6" metal flue from the boiler vents into a 12" x 12" masonry flue in the far right side of the boiler room . The 6" metal flue might run up through the masonry flue.
by sjnorris
Tue Nov 08, 2011 4:49 pm
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Topic: Boilers for gravity heat
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Info from http://www.e-comfortusa.com/PDF_files/Weil-McLain/weil_mclain_ug-230-s3-ue_venting_Supplement.pdf If used, a masonry chimney can ONLY be used as a PIPE CHASE for vent and air pipes — The vent and air piping must be installed as instructed in this manual and all joints must be sealed. The...