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by Uncle Atom
Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:23 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Crestview doorlights on my new MCM house
Replies: 8
Views: 2180

Your door looks good as is. Our front door was a solid, plain looking door. I went with the Crestview Door kit (Grover) and I'm very happy with it. I have to add that I'm a fan of Crestview because they're making it possible to toss the big box inappropriate replacement doors that so many mid centur...
by Uncle Atom
Sat Jan 09, 2010 2:59 am
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: 50's or 60's...ID please
Replies: 14
Views: 2773

Thanks Mr. F - I'm waiting for shipment of those same books, got one that I'm just starting to look through.
by Uncle Atom
Sun Jan 03, 2010 12:28 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Restoring MCM Furniture
Replies: 46
Views: 7278

Nope,no further questions for now. Thanks Slim, it helps to have someone who has done it describe the steps. That should save me some "learning by doing" time. I'll post updates when I get further along.
by Uncle Atom
Sun Jan 03, 2010 10:58 am
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Restoring MCM Furniture
Replies: 46
Views: 7278

Here's an example of how the edges of the table legs are worn down. http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w107/Nitcat/Our%20House/101_0701.jpg http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w107/Nitcat/Our%20House/101_0702.jpg Actually, the legs do not look like they're laminate. The table top has similar edge wea...
by Uncle Atom
Sat Jan 02, 2010 6:42 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Restoring MCM Furniture
Replies: 46
Views: 7278

Collecting refinishing tips in one thread is a great idea, and the examples here look really good. Has anyone been able to revive laminate furniture? Some of the blonde or pickled oak furnitures of the era were laminates. I'm trying to revive this dining room table, but it's tricky because it's got ...
by Uncle Atom
Sat Jan 02, 2010 6:15 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: 50's or 60's...ID please
Replies: 14
Views: 2773

I think you're on the mark with the 1960s alcoholic theme for that room. You've got great stuff there, I try to buy all the blonde/tapered leg furniture I can find.
by Uncle Atom
Sat Jan 02, 2010 6:12 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Mad Men prop master Scott Buckwald
Replies: 1
Views: 2242

That was a great article, thanks for posting the link!
by Uncle Atom
Sat Jan 02, 2010 4:37 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Show us your modern christmas tree!
Replies: 83
Views: 27324

We set ours up for the first time this year and really enjoyed it. I like that Disney monorail idea, may have to look for one of those.

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by Uncle Atom
Sun Nov 22, 2009 6:30 am
Forum: Test Messages
Topic: testing
Replies: 0
Views: 2732

testing

Figuring out avatar, image, and signature stuff

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