The Mid Mod Ranch Project

Built in 1957, our mid century ranch style home in greater Meyerland, Houston was purchased by us in 2003. We want to preserve the craft of good design as the balance of aesthetics and utility that the era of modernism, within which our house was built, so well defines. Join us on our remodeling journey through the wonderful world of mid mod design.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

First Projects in 2004

First project: tiling the front walkway.
After:Hindsight: wish we'd gone with a warmer color, and used cobblestone or something similar.

Second project: living room remodel.
Question: "How many geologists and engineers does it take to install crown molding?"

The crew of Suzi, Patrice and Dan (not pictured), with Chris supervising (yes, that's a beer in his hand).

Answer: "There aren't enough in the known universe to get the job done, so just hire a carpenter."
Hindsight: go ahead and hire a carpenter; coping crown molding is a b****.

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