Category Archives: vardo

Pipes, Varnish, and More

I have not been entirely idle on the vardo project but have not had time to post here.  Work life has been eating up my spare time with travel, and fun though that may be, it means nothing else gets … Continue reading

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Fitting Out and Fixing Problems, Vardo Remodel Part 9

Sink, seating, and storage galore – I’m finally moving onto the luxuries that make this addition what it is meant to be; essentially moving some outdoor activities and living indoors with more amenities and easier foul-weather living. Beginning with a … Continue reading

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Door and Frame, Vardo Remodel Part 8

Every home needs a door.  It’s a tricky bit that must fit well, open and close easily, provide some security, and hopefully, look good doing it.   We found a mahogany, two-panel door at the Habitat Re-Store in Lubbock a … Continue reading

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Real World Construction

I saw this on Tumblr and absolutely couldn’t pass it up.  All I can find about this image is that it comes from the famous Farm Security Administration photos documenting the depression. This appears to have started life as another … Continue reading

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More Historic Caravans in Art

Here are a couple final Alfred Munnings images of Romani caravans in an English countryside.  As a keen observer, he definitely caught the important details of each type of caravan and the essentials of camp life.  The watercolor above is … Continue reading

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