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by jesgord
Mon Jan 11, 2010 11:07 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: Name the Sculptor
Replies: 0
Views: 757

Name the Sculptor

This auction recently ended on Ebay.....Sculpture sold for close to $1,500.00. Am wondering if anyone here knows the sculptor. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=370314143184&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT http://www.middlemanbrokers.com/DSCN5755.JPG http://www.middlemanbrokers.com...
by jesgord
Tue Dec 22, 2009 8:45 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: New member with New (to me) Usonian Style Home!
Replies: 24
Views: 3610

by jesgord
Tue Dec 22, 2009 7:05 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: HELP! 1950's oven part
Replies: 10
Views: 1474

Check out this thread http://74.125.95.132/search?q=cache:UnGPamZT3t8J:forum.appliancepartspros.com/oven-repair-including-ranges-cooktops/17663-trying-locate-old-westing-house-electric-oven-part.html+Westinghouse+OL-24-8+oven&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us&client=firefox-a It suggests ...
by jesgord
Sat Dec 19, 2009 1:09 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: My Mastic glue on pine ceiling issue
Replies: 13
Views: 1853

That's great! Its amazing how actually trying to do something one dreads can often yield positive results. As Benjamin Disraeli said

"Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action."
by jesgord
Fri Dec 18, 2009 4:26 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Show us your modern christmas tree!
Replies: 83
Views: 26944

Here's a list of makers from the Aluminum Christmas Tree Museum. Their sight does leave a bit to be desired.

by jesgord
Thu Dec 17, 2009 1:00 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Show us your modern christmas tree!
Replies: 83
Views: 26944

Price is usually based on the height and number of branches a tree has. The more branches, the fuller the appearance. An extra premium is also payed for "pom pom" trees which have "pom poms" at the end of the branches (like Perk's tree). My tree is a "deluxe" 6.5 ft eve...
by jesgord
Wed Dec 16, 2009 5:36 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Show us your modern christmas tree!
Replies: 83
Views: 26944

Keepin' it simple

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by jesgord
Wed Dec 16, 2009 4:56 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Our MCM - finally done..
Replies: 2
Views: 847

Congrats-looks great! Do have to say, though, I miss that cool inverted triangular stair rail.
by jesgord
Sat Dec 05, 2009 2:33 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: We'll put your pets in the spotlight...
Replies: 19
Views: 2951

Calliope fleeing the spotlight
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and "enjoying" a bath
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by jesgord
Wed Nov 25, 2009 3:10 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Installing Bamboo Floors in my Cliff May
Replies: 14
Views: 2186

I applaud you for making such a bold decision. I think its hard to tell how it looks unless you are actually there. That said, I think you made an interesting choice. I like it. :D
by jesgord
Tue Sep 29, 2009 10:06 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: CLASSIC FAB MCM 5 BED HOME ON 2 ACRES. IN CT, CLOSE TO NYC.
Replies: 4
Views: 896

Found this with a little sleuthing. Click on tghe pics to enlarge:

by jesgord
Tue Sep 29, 2009 7:01 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Hi all, Looking for a real source for house plans
Replies: 50
Views: 7394

Not necessarily usable plans....but interesting to look through

by jesgord
Mon Aug 24, 2009 12:03 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Mid-century Modern BABY Nursery
Replies: 132
Views: 76786

Looking good Synthetic space! What a great room for small children to spend time in. Reminds me a bit of Tiziana and Hugh Hardy's nursery from 1968. Yours, though, is even bette. http://daddytypes.com/archive/nursery_321_lifemag.jpg http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3336/3188602190_f08646992b.jpg
by jesgord
Thu Aug 20, 2009 12:10 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Another Fort Worth MCM gem
Replies: 11
Views: 9208

Love the house-particularly the atrium. Great carved door and is that a Erwin Hauer screen wall that I see? Wow!!!

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by jesgord
Thu Aug 13, 2009 5:52 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Jones and Emmons in Las Vegas
Replies: 18
Views: 5110

I'm thinking that the book Joe is referring to may be "Builders Homes For Better Living" Unfortunately, this book is not cheap. http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51CSNX541EL._SS500_.jpg http://www.amazon.com/Builders-Better-Living-Quincy-Frederick/dp/B000EOEJPY
by jesgord
Wed Aug 12, 2009 7:45 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Eastern Long Island Waterfront MCM
Replies: 63
Views: 6903

You've done a really nice job with the house. Looks like a great place to live. And that Castiglioni stereo -- drool! :) Are the twin beds in the kids' room a custom design? Who made the white loungers (on wheels) that are on the deck? Thanks Synthetic Space. The best part about the Brionvega stere...
by jesgord
Tue Aug 11, 2009 2:52 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: How did I do?
Replies: 17
Views: 3202

You did great!
by jesgord
Tue Aug 11, 2009 2:41 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Eastern Long Island Waterfront MCM
Replies: 63
Views: 6903

For those interested, some photos of the house taken by a location scout

by jesgord
Tue Aug 11, 2009 9:58 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: MCM lighting sources: ball lights and sconces
Replies: 36
Views: 27567

Rockland- Ive used these IKEA Lock flush mount ceiling fixtures in the past. Cheap, simple and unobtrusive:

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/20055751

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by jesgord
Wed Aug 05, 2009 6:59 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Vote on our floor!
Replies: 30
Views: 3512

I vote for white. As you point out, the room seems a bit dark and the ceilings not that high. I think a light color will work better to brighten and enlarge the feeling of the room. Great looking house BTW! Also wondering if it is possible that he drywall on the ceiling is not as originally intended...
by jesgord
Wed Jul 29, 2009 10:32 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Found my new house
Replies: 22
Views: 8596

Classic Form, I LOVE your current house but completely understand the desire to live near/on the water. My house sits on a bluff above the LI Sound and there is nothing like going to sleep with the sound of the waves hitting the shore. Not to mention the smell of the salt in the air and the beautifu...
by jesgord
Mon Jul 27, 2009 8:38 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: I adore these steps
Replies: 21
Views: 2301

Those are sweet! Couldn't build them like that today, where I live as the local building department would require a graspable hand rail(s)
by jesgord
Mon Jul 06, 2009 7:25 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: New Question; Anyone have a pic of a modern gazebo?
Replies: 12
Views: 2601

Although, not really a Gazebo, there are some companies out there making nice pre fab sheds/storage buildings. These could serve as inspiration. Here are a few of them http://www.modern-shed.com/ http://www.moderncabana.com/MC_main.html http://www.kithaus.com/ http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/uimages...
by jesgord
Thu Jun 25, 2009 6:16 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: Arts & Architecture: 1945 - 1954 1/2 Price at Barneys
Replies: 7
Views: 1865

Arts & Architecture: 1945 - 1954 1/2 Price at Barneys

Best deal I've come across on this amazing set. Only $350.00 with free shipping from Barneys NY Website. (I am in no way affiliated with Barneys) If you live in NY, you do have to pay sales tax....but still http://www.barneys.com/Arts%20+%20Architecture:%201945%20-%201954,%20The%20Complete%20Reprint...
by jesgord
Tue Jun 23, 2009 9:17 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: What did atomic aged teenaged boy's bedrooms look like?
Replies: 4
Views: 904

Not exactly for teenage boys, but the room Juliet and Gyorgy Kepes constructed for their kids is worth a look



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by jesgord
Tue Jun 23, 2009 9:07 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Hiding the cans
Replies: 22
Views: 3087

I got worried when I saw a new post in this thread.....I thought this might turn into a debate as to whether "Garbage can be Trash?" or "Trash can be Rubbish?" Don't fear, I am armed with a thorough etymological background of each term along with quasi-historical information vagu...
by jesgord
Mon Jun 15, 2009 1:57 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Hiding the cans
Replies: 22
Views: 3087

one of the best solutions I can think of was from my fraternity house in college. it was a Modern design from 1947. the cans were in-ground. you would step on a handle and the lid would pop open. you then bend over and pull out the bag. out of site. only two small round lids at ground level :cheers...
by jesgord
Mon Jun 15, 2009 10:20 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Hiding the cans
Replies: 22
Views: 3087

Level and plumb.....I promise :D

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by jesgord
Sat Jun 13, 2009 2:25 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Hiding the cans
Replies: 22
Views: 3087


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