Category: overview

September 9, 2016 / / overview

Seven years ago I picked up a filing cabinet from Craigslist. It was the perfect size at two drawers that both smoothly operated and, unlike most of them it didn’t have rust creeping up the sides or golf-ball sized pocks. The only problem was that it was the drab gray powder coat…

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August 14, 2016 / / overview

A year ago today we sold The Stronghold and bought The Farmhouse. Beautiful grounds that are reminiscent of a bed and breakfast, interior maintained well enough for a home built in 1861, and affordable – we were sold as soon as we saw the listing. While the purchase had it’s own issues moving day went well…

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July 6, 2015 / / overview

One thing that we’ve never been particularly good at here on PlasterQuest is putting up decent before and after shots in order to give you a better view into what’s really happened here over the last five years. Now that Cho and I are moving on to bigger and scarier…

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September 3, 2011 / / overview

Oh yeah, I also built this rad bat house. Four months later, still no residents, despite the fact that they fly around like, all of the time. Seriously, its kind of awesome.   It might not be high enough, or maybe its facing the wrong direction. If nothing settles by…

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March 1, 2011 / / overview

Please meet our sump pump. Sump pump, don’t be rude – say hello. See, he’s not as scary as we thought. Just a little misguided. Now that we’ve all been introduced I would like to tell a little story involving our little pumper here and how the incredibly stupid previously…

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