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by donoinmass
Fri Oct 01, 2010 2:57 pm
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: New Project - Need some color help!
Replies: 13
Views: 4611

New Project - Need some color help!

Hi All, We just purchased this forclosure property as a "project" for the winter. Its got good bones, beautiful yard with built in pool, and most of the original details. It was built in 1900, and is about 1300 sf. The first order of business is to get it painted and looking good on the outside. Im ...
by donoinmass
Tue Sep 28, 2010 9:48 am
Forum: The Picture Forum
Topic: My late family home renovation
Replies: 151
Views: 102211

Re: My late family home renovation

Good job!! It must feel real good seeing the place cleaned up. Looks like you will have the place ship-shape in no time!!
by donoinmass
Wed Sep 22, 2010 9:40 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Mike Holmes Flub
Replies: 22
Views: 3827

Re: Mike Holmes Flub

he is Canadian
by donoinmass
Tue Aug 24, 2010 12:47 pm
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Victorian home purchase
Replies: 18
Views: 5603

Re: Victorian home purchase

Looks like you are having tons of fun! I love your stairway/entry hall. So nice to see you uncovering all the beautiful details. Good luck!!!!
by donoinmass
Wed Jun 30, 2010 2:23 pm
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Exterior makeover on our 1917-1921 foursquare
Replies: 23
Views: 7422

Re: Exterior makeover on our 1917-1921 foursquare

Wow! Fantastic job. Love the color choices. Looks like a great porch to enjoy a lazy day on!!!
by donoinmass
Fri May 28, 2010 11:00 am
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: is this unusual?
Replies: 6
Views: 2109

Re: is this unusual?

Im with Chris. It was more than likely a way to get light in the stairwell. My celler stairs have a window to get light from the food pantry.
by donoinmass
Fri Apr 09, 2010 8:56 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Restoring to single family dwelling- particulars please!
Replies: 8
Views: 1195

Re: Restoring to single family dwelling- particulars please!

We did this to our place. When we bought it, it was divided up into 4 apartments. It wasnt too difficult, although for the first few months it felt like we were "Sears" with all the appliances from 4 kitchens!!
by donoinmass
Mon Mar 15, 2010 3:38 pm
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Our original owner was 63 and a widow
Replies: 24
Views: 6497

Re: Our original owner was 63 and a widow

HAHA...tha would be the Winchester "mystery house" What a VERY cool place that is!!!!
by donoinmass
Mon Mar 15, 2010 12:28 pm
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Our original owner was 63 and a widow
Replies: 24
Views: 6497

Re: Our original owner was 63 and a widow

Yup....the widow of the original owner of my house built a smaller house one street over and moved there when her husband died. She passed my house on to her son.
by donoinmass
Fri Mar 05, 2010 4:27 pm
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Shellacking the ceiling : Advice needed
Replies: 7
Views: 1375

Re: Shellacking the ceiling : Advice needed

sooo....lets see some pics!! Sounds like it came out awesome!!!