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by Udo Min
Sat Jun 23, 2007 6:27 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Front Doors
Replies: 18
Views: 2194

I could really live with this front door & garage set_up http://leblog.exuberance.com/images/Russian-Hill-San-Francisco-2007-03-10-13.jpg As for the sandstone & stucco surrounding these master crafted doors I would probably pass... I wonder when corten fist came to light as a cladding product?
by Udo Min
Sat Jun 23, 2007 2:26 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Cool NYC Building Facade - Hauer Screens
Replies: 49
Views: 5180

I agree the first pattern on the diagonal has a nice feel.... Here is a link to another proposed vegas facade- similar project. I just found a link online so I guess it is safe to post it... Please keep in mind that I myself did not work on any of the exterior elements of this structure... Just had ...
by Udo Min
Fri Jun 22, 2007 7:12 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Cool NYC Building Facade - Hauer Screens
Replies: 49
Views: 5180

We were toying with the idea for a sunscreen option on a Vegas project the office was working on. To create the pattern on the computer that was posted above we extruded two wavy planes like below & overlapped them. ) ( ( ) ) ( ( ) ) ( ( ) ) ( Then cut out a circular shape in every other wave pa...
by Udo Min
Thu Jun 21, 2007 6:33 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Cool NYC Building Facade - Hauer Screens
Replies: 49
Views: 5180

I'm guessing Iceburgs are a result of window units freezing up into a block of ice....

My grand father used to always tell me as a kid when I fell down, "Not so good for the concrete" ...

Reverse psychology I guess....
by Udo Min
Mon Jun 18, 2007 8:24 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Cool NYC Building Facade - Hauer Screens
Replies: 49
Views: 5180

by Udo Min
Sun Jun 17, 2007 5:06 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Cool NYC Building Facade - Hauer Screens
Replies: 49
Views: 5180

Screens are still in production & a making a big comeback:
Erwin Hauer was a concrete forming genius.
http://www.coolhunting.com/archives/200 ... _hauer.php
by Udo Min
Sun Jun 03, 2007 10:04 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Scholz homes
Replies: 15
Views: 2175

I will try. Might even just give Moderns R US the catalog we have...
Give me a few days to go through & verify which plan matches turbo blowns images & sketch...

I have been working non-stop w/ my day job on a massive deadline...
by Udo Min
Sun Jun 03, 2007 8:59 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Scholz homes
Replies: 15
Views: 2175

here is a link to some of the homes from A Sholtz homes catalog we scanned... Seems that the home base for Scholtz homes was somewhere in Toledeo, Ohio...
http://formcastshadow.net/house/Sholtz/

I'll try to confirm soon
by Udo Min
Sun Jun 03, 2007 8:51 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Russian Mc mansion region specific
Replies: 3
Views: 412

Russian Mc mansion region specific

Thought this would be an interesting link posted from another seattlite:
http://unusuallife.com/2007/04/04/pimp- ... log-cabin/
by Udo Min
Thu May 31, 2007 5:47 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Does Mother Nature Hate MCM - Greensburg on Planet Green
Replies: 24
Views: 3253

Wow! Robert Sorry for your loss... Brings the town closer together during these natural occurances
by Udo Min
Sun May 13, 2007 10:25 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Anyone know where to get these window vents?? Are they
Replies: 8
Views: 744

These guys should be able to point you in the right direction: http://www.headhousesquare.com/shutters_basics_wood.asp Egads has a point. We probably think you are about to embark on a custom louver build adventure... Maybe send a few photos of what you are after to the above shutter builder & s...
by Udo Min
Sat May 12, 2007 5:10 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: TV above the fireplace, Eichler style! (Well, A&A)
Replies: 5
Views: 698

Here is a console out of Germany from the 50-60's
Has some nice lines:
http://www.jasonbennion.com/images/vint ... -media.jpg
by Udo Min
Sat May 12, 2007 12:59 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Help STLModern choose a fence style
Replies: 19
Views: 5469

Roxy- Our neigbor also said it reminded her of a Christo.. We can even remember like it was yesterday- driving out to Winthrop Wa. to pick out some wood from a lumber yard for that fence.. We didn't want to block out the view or any light & found the poly very nice to work with, but had to think...
by Udo Min
Fri May 11, 2007 6:55 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Help STLModern choose a fence style
Replies: 19
Views: 5469

STL- Here are some wire mesh options for fencing from Master Halco -- then you could come up with a cool framing option for the welded wire mesh: http://www.fenceonline.com/pdf/brochures/EuroScape.pdf There are many other welded wire mesh manufacturers out there- but I'm not sure about the plastic c...
by Udo Min
Fri May 11, 2007 6:50 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Opinions on appliance colors?
Replies: 35
Views: 2405

Stainless is sort of invisable if you think about it. As long as the space is well lit then it should disappear by reflecting its surroundings... If only the finger prints had a self cleaning mechanism... Have fun planning your remodel roxy... Let us know what your plan looks like & we can offer...
by Udo Min
Sun May 06, 2007 7:24 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Wood stain treatment for fence
Replies: 4
Views: 435

M- Nice fence. Very Clean lines... Cool idea of going with a pre weathered redwood look. Are you spraying or brushing? There has to be some local reps that can direct you to some job sites using the product... Seems like it will be a 4-5 year lifetime for the amount of sunlite you have in Cali... Sh...
by Udo Min
Sat Apr 28, 2007 7:09 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: STLModern's new house!
Replies: 27
Views: 2943

by Udo Min
Mon Apr 23, 2007 4:53 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: 32,000 square foot home in Palm Desert
Replies: 31
Views: 3011

I think this architect invented a new style. We can call it plate tectonics architecture... I sort of like it... maybe someone can get him to fund a water cistern super project to help start a test rain forest on the hilltop adjacent..
by Udo Min
Sun Apr 15, 2007 11:59 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Trade secrets home- house 2
Replies: 3
Views: 695

I think the louvers are original. In one of the other Trade secret homes the owner took out the louvers & closed it up...to gain more kitchen wall space..
by Udo Min
Sun Apr 15, 2007 11:51 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Kitchen Install- New photos at very end of thread
Replies: 38
Views: 5445

Thanks SDR- Final add will be anod. alum. windows & a glass tile backsplash from http://www.interstyle.ca/products/glassblends/glassblends-colors.html in the color slates ... SDR feels like we know you in person. One day maybe we all can meet up & take you out to the flint hills to build a r...
by Udo Min
Sun Apr 15, 2007 7:34 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Kitchen Install- New photos at very end of thread
Replies: 38
Views: 5445

Fireslate Counter install

We had the help of M_R_US, Jerad, Steve,Bob & Scoot to install these fireslate counters... Weight similar to corian. Modernist barn raising like experience.. w/ many cooks in the kitchen = very nice install...
by Udo Min
Sun Apr 15, 2007 7:18 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Trade secrets home- house 2
Replies: 3
Views: 695

Trade secrets home- house 2

Below are some fotos of a trade secret interior: I included SDR's scan of the exterior from another thread http://www.lottaliving.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=8462&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=30&sid=94d5df71cc9f2019f421fb129bd51278 to give an idea on what the exterior is proposed to loo...
by Udo Min
Mon Apr 09, 2007 3:24 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Hardwood Floor Refinishing
Replies: 3
Views: 4625

This stuff is tuff as nails. So tough that if you don't but down a sealer coat before finishing it can split a floor board in half...
http://www.bona.com/en/US/Country_Start_page/
Nice thing its environmently friendly.. Water based but has a longer cure time...
by Udo Min
Sun Apr 08, 2007 7:55 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Entry Foyer Screen Images
Replies: 22
Views: 4295

Not sure if we are going to finish before all this work before the baby arrives: Here are is a photo of sheet vinyl floor removal. 4 layers to remove. The inital layer was the original linoleum tiles. Such a nice product. I guess the 2nd or 3rd owners couldn't live with the floor so they covered the...
by Udo Min
Sun Mar 25, 2007 10:21 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: What's the best solution to remove stain from Redwood?
Replies: 4
Views: 1876

Peel Away & Sanding seemed to work.
Here is an updated photo. Not sure if this is Old Growth redwood- Like egads mentioned below...?

Image
by Udo Min
Sun Mar 25, 2007 9:50 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: 1955 ranch
Replies: 5
Views: 1735

Tangerine Dream... Is Digidrummer from Germany?
by Udo Min
Sat Mar 24, 2007 7:10 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Cliff May Lecture Reminder and Roll Call
Replies: 9
Views: 1506

by Udo Min
Thu Mar 22, 2007 10:08 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Entry Foyer Screen Images
Replies: 22
Views: 4295

Here are a few mock-ups for the entry foyer edge lit material. Hopefully I can work on the 3-form rep to cut us a break on the chroma panels. Another local lighting manufacturer drums up these killer super small led lighting modules- with very nice warm color temp leds. A company down south of Kansa...
by Udo Min
Wed Mar 21, 2007 3:46 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: KC Drummond Revere Home
Replies: 93
Views: 26116

Rain will be nice for the weekend. You can always do a drive by to see if our cars are in the drive. If so just knock on the door. When we are under construction its always a good excuse to have a messy house... Next week sounds good...If I read my mailer correctly looks like kc mod... is having a d...

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