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by Tikifrog
Sun Apr 21, 2013 8:53 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Long Beach, CA. Brady Residence, Killingsworth,Brady,& A
Replies: 6
Views: 2608

Awesome house! Definitely a milestone for modern architecture. Nate, thank you so much for the tour.
by Tikifrog
Fri Sep 14, 2012 2:08 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: Boomerang bar project on Kickstarter
Replies: 0
Views: 2673

Boomerang bar project on Kickstarter

I just started this exciting (for me at least!) new project on Kickstarter, the hip crowd funding website! Any feedback is appreciated! http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1908150213/the-boomerang-bar-your-pad-was-waiting-for?ref=live http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8461/7983824041_58ea581be6_t.jpg bo...
by Tikifrog
Sat Feb 20, 2010 1:39 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Flickr
Replies: 36
Views: 6047

Here is mine - vintage furniture
http://www.flickr.com/photos/38531811@N07/sets/
by Tikifrog
Sat Feb 20, 2010 1:00 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: Ebay: VINTAGE PAN AM ORIENT TOWER - STORE DISPLAY
Replies: 0
Views: 717

Ebay: VINTAGE PAN AM ORIENT TOWER - STORE DISPLAY

We found this unusual item, never used in original box. Questions and comments are welcome. Here is a link http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=320491048672&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT#ht_11116wt_1167 http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4025/4371601640_f5b4d71434.jpg
by Tikifrog
Sun Jan 18, 2009 6:03 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Northridge, CA Palmer & Krisel MCM Living Conditioned H
Replies: 53
Views: 8825

Sorry wrong house. Too many martinis. It was the Eichler in Orange!
by Tikifrog
Sun Jan 18, 2009 5:45 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Northridge, CA Palmer & Krisel MCM Living Conditioned H
Replies: 53
Views: 8825

We went to the open house and it was canceled. Frustrating. But We like the neighborhood. Hope there's gonna be another one.
by Tikifrog
Thu Dec 04, 2008 9:07 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Santa Claus is coming to Retro Row, Long Beach,CA Sat Dec 6
Replies: 0
Views: 198

Santa Claus is coming to Retro Row, Long Beach,CA Sat Dec 6

Retro-row on 4th Street Long Beach specializes in vintage furniture, clothing and books. Over 30 independent shops and restaurants to choose from, 4th Street is also home to the newly renovated Art Theatre. SATURDAY, DEC 6TH, NOON – 6PM! Kids Of All Ages Make Your Holiday Wish Lists Early & Br...
by Tikifrog
Sat Nov 01, 2008 11:58 am
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Bedroom Sets:Show me, Teach me, Tell me
Replies: 30
Views: 4971

Luke, Moderns-r-us, Rockland: Thank you for your nice comments. After 2 weeks of testing, we're pretty happy with the result! One thing I would change would be to add an inch between the 2 lateral beams. It is 62" for a 60" wide mattress, 63" would be better for the comforter and shee...
by Tikifrog
Sat Nov 01, 2008 11:45 am
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Halloween tiki-totem
Replies: 5
Views: 1907

Love it! Did you put any post do hold them together?
by Tikifrog
Mon Oct 27, 2008 9:58 am
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Bedroom Sets:Show me, Teach me, Tell me
Replies: 30
Views: 4971

Done!

A few...months ago (only 4) I posted a drawing for a bed project. Here is the bed! The project wasn't without problems. I planned to build it of Walnut wood, it is kiln dried pine, a lot easier to find and cheaper for a 'prototype' (I am more a handyman than a wood worker). Problem is the grain didn...
by Tikifrog
Sat Oct 04, 2008 1:40 pm
Forum: FAVORITE BUILDINGS (and signs)
Topic: Berkeley West Building
Replies: 8
Views: 4092

by Tikifrog
Sat Sep 13, 2008 12:42 pm
Forum: FAVORITE BUILDINGS (and signs)
Topic: Berkeley West Building
Replies: 8
Views: 4092

Thank you for the info about Wickett. So the address on the painting is actually Wicket's office address (in other post about 1001 N Spadra/Harbor).

And thank you for your help about the pics!
by Tikifrog
Wed Sep 10, 2008 1:19 pm
Forum: FAVORITE BUILDINGS (and signs)
Topic: Berkeley West Building
Replies: 8
Views: 4092

Berkeley West Building

Name: Architect: architect Charles m Wickett (Fullerton) Year: Street: ? City: Berkeley State: CA Zip: Country: USA Phone: Type: commercial building ? Style : Modern Status: ? Description: Model from Charles M Wickett, architect - Fullerton Links: I found this model in a garage sale along with other...
by Tikifrog
Wed Sep 10, 2008 1:03 pm
Forum: FAVORITE BUILDINGS (and signs)
Topic: 1001 north Spadra - Somewhere between Fullerton and Pasadena
Replies: 1
Views: 2467

1001 north Spadra - Somewhere between Fullerton and Pasadena

Name: Architect: painting from R.L. Drimak found with other works from architect Charles m Wickett (Fullerton) - see other post Year: Street: N Spadra (now Harbor bd and Brea bd, at least) City: Somewhere between Fullerton and Pasadena State: CA Zip: Country: USA Phone: Type: commercial building Sty...
by Tikifrog
Tue Sep 02, 2008 10:46 am
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Small modern homes. . .and dollhouses !
Replies: 49
Views: 13961

Work in progress...Image
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by Tikifrog
Tue Sep 02, 2008 7:43 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. Mid-Century modern A-Frame
Replies: 1
Views: 837

I love this one. Particularly with the little inflexion on the ridge of the roof.
Very Tiki Modern.
I tried to find more pics, but nothing apart from Zillow bird'eye view
by Tikifrog
Thu Jul 31, 2008 3:44 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: GRETA MAGNUSSON GROSSMAN - Lamps and Furniture
Replies: 3
Views: 1175

Hi Alexander, Here is a side table http://www.dejavulongbeach.com/wst_page4.php?idx=13&file=images/0820_Greta_grossman_side_table.jpg&&ID2=auM0hT . I also have the dining table with same leg design, no leaves though http://www.dejavulongbeach.com/wst_page4.php?idx=0&file=images/0394_...
by Tikifrog
Tue Jun 24, 2008 12:20 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Bedroom Sets:Show me, Teach me, Tell me
Replies: 30
Views: 4971

I did this drawing a while ago, still planning to make it (our mattress is on the floor!)
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by Tikifrog
Tue Mar 20, 2007 9:08 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: WANTED: Danish Modern Dining Room Suite
Replies: 2
Views: 883

Hi 1975Jumby, I guess a little shameless self promotion couldn't hurt. My wife and I own a store in Long beach in the "Retro row". The Retro row consist of a dozen shops mid-century oriented on East 4th Street, between Cherry and Junipero. Here you can find modern furniture, vintage clothi...
by Tikifrog
Tue Oct 03, 2006 11:46 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: where can you buy a dingbat?
Replies: 22
Views: 5516

I just saw that on ebay
by Tikifrog
Mon Aug 07, 2006 2:06 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Even More Mid-Century Concept Cars -- Fresh pictures added
Replies: 23
Views: 10016

I think that I also recall that George Barris did use a Ford concept car and that later they switched to modifying T-bird running gear with fiberglass plugs of the original car. The original was based on the Lincoln Futura concept car. http://www.1966batmobile.com/background.htm
by Tikifrog
Tue Feb 21, 2006 1:25 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Long Beach, CA - Kresl Residence, by George Montierth 1953
Replies: 11
Views: 3088

Thanks to Nate for opening the Kresl house on Sunday morning. We love the floorplan around the pool and the details such as the divider/bookcase or the cornice underneath the ceiling in the living room. Lots of pretty original features. *** Just need someone to bring it back to its past glitter. Tik...
by Tikifrog
Wed Feb 15, 2006 1:45 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Long Beach, CA - Kresl Residence, by George Montierth 1953
Replies: 11
Views: 3088

Re: kresl

Hello Tikifrog, Do you live in one of the Jones duplexes(Los Cerritos Circle)? If you missed the open house last weekend i am holding another one this Sunday 1-4, otherwise feel free to call anytime. I live on pine and can get you in whenever. Thank you, I'd love to see the house. We do live in a J...
by Tikifrog
Mon Feb 13, 2006 10:57 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Long Beach, CA - Kresl Residence, by George Montierth 1953
Replies: 11
Views: 3088

by Tikifrog
Sat Jan 07, 2006 4:27 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Can anyone approximately date this cabinet?
Replies: 3
Views: 1423

Re: Can anyone approximately date this cabinet?

(I tried to add the image to the post but was unsuccessful, so I've included the URL for the photo. Any advice on how to add images directly to these messages would also be greatly appreciated. Thanks!) http://photobucket.com/ Hello Retrovixen, Upload your pix on this site, you can then add them to...
by Tikifrog
Thu Jan 05, 2006 7:01 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: IT'S ALIVE!
Replies: 6
Views: 3466

Congrats.
Any pix? Does the dashboard still have those amazing globes?

Vincent
by Tikifrog
Thu Jan 05, 2006 1:37 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: SHOW US YOUR 1950S/1960S RIDES!
Replies: 128
Views: 60204

Thanks Jennifer. I used to live in Nevers, France where they manufactured Vespas for the French market a long time ago. It reminds me of some good moments back in the 70's when I used to ride my sister's vespa to go to the parties (a 73 model). A nice little toy but not so easy to ride though - bett...
by Tikifrog
Tue Jan 03, 2006 1:40 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Tiki Taix Tonite
Replies: 1
Views: 667

Even if I can't go there too often, I always enjoy going to Tiki Taix. King Kukulele is such an entertainer and he always have rare and good stuff to show. :D
And it's free :)
Vincent
by Tikifrog
Tue Jan 03, 2006 1:32 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Want to Post, but don't know what to say???
Replies: 3
Views: 5007

This thread is a great idea!
by Tikifrog
Tue Jan 03, 2006 1:30 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: SHOW US YOUR 1950S/1960S RIDES!
Replies: 128
Views: 60204

Your rides are neat. Here is mine. '63 T-bird.
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Runs great. Kind of daily driver.

Vincent

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