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by wletson
Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:41 am
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Interior transom windows
Replies: 5
Views: 6955

Re: Interior transom windows

I don't see any need to use frosted glass. You don't need to worry about privacy, unless you have someone visiting who is over 7 feet tall. :D
I like your idea of leaded or stained glass in some of the main living spaces, just to jazz things up a bit.
by wletson
Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:33 am
Forum: The Hangout Forum
Topic: I have outlasted the Neighbors From Hell!!
Replies: 23
Views: 61581

Re: I have outlasted the Neighbors From Hell!!

Hey Matt...that's a great story! Now...if only some nice looking single guy moved in across the street! :mrgreen: It wouldn't hurt if he were a roofer as well! Really Mo! :shock: As long as he was good looking and single, you wouldn't care if he had any skills at all. :lol: Glad your nasty neighbor...
by wletson
Wed Dec 19, 2012 11:03 am
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: restore large window
Replies: 6
Views: 4556

Re: restore large window

fishscale shingles and trim along the porch show some Queen Anne influence I would have thought the same thing. Do you have a full shot of the house. Kinda hard to judge from a shot of just the porch. Sarah, you're only an hour or two away from me. If you are ever in the Kitchener area, stop in for...
by wletson
Tue Dec 18, 2012 11:49 am
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: restore large window
Replies: 6
Views: 4556

Re: restore large window

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Just to make it easier to see...

Welcome to the forum! :D

Oh, and I don't blame you for wanting to do something with that window. Really looks wrong, doesn't it?
by wletson
Tue Dec 11, 2012 11:40 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: New Member New Old Cottage
Replies: 14
Views: 7574

Re: New Member New Old Cottage

What a great introduction! 8)
Welcome to OHW, keep the great photos coming. That railing is incredible.
by wletson
Thu Dec 06, 2012 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Ooooops!
Replies: 1
Views: 1754

Ooooops!

http://i722.photobucket.com/albums/ww222/warrenletson/ohw%20stuff/chateau/1297348195197_ORIGINAL.jpg Residents of a sleepy French village in Bordeaux have been left dumbfounded after discovering their local 18th-century chateau was bulldozed "by mistake." The mayor's office in Yvrac said Wednesday ...
by wletson
Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:37 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: just beginning redo of ca 1850 house
Replies: 12
Views: 6919

Re: just beginning redo of ca 1850 house

Beautiful house! Welcome to the OHW!
As you've noticed, there will never be a lack of input from us here. :)
by wletson
Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:34 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Um, bats! Like you have never seen
Replies: 13
Views: 6365

Re: Um, bats! Like you have never seen

We had several bats in the attic (not the belfry) when we bought the schoolhouse, but maybe 50 or so. This has to be in the tens of thousands. :shock:
by wletson
Fri Nov 30, 2012 11:43 am
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Mystery Compartment in the Floor?????
Replies: 41
Views: 27055

Re: Mystery Compartment in the Floor?????

Oh for heaven's sake! :o Still no resolution to this? Have you no shame?!?!? :P