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Archive for March, 2009

Buffet Accident Repaired

Another St. Paul customer called with a repair. Their Colonial Revival home has a beautiful built-in buffet cabinet in the dining room with three leaded windows. The center window which is normally held in place with brass turnbuttons had slowly become loose. During an unfortunate moment while closing the adjacent glass door the center section […] → Continue Reading Buffet Accident Repaired

Oval Victorian Window Restoration

Shortly after the Villager article, I was contacted by a fellow St. Paul resident in the process of restoring his Victorian home. Adjacent to hia front door is an oval window that matches the facade transom. This oval window suffered from years of dust and grime embedded into dark shellac that was used to finish […] → Continue Reading Oval Victorian Window Restoration

Studio Hanson Featured in the Villager Newspaper!

There I am on the cover of The Villager, peering proudly through one of my first restoration projects, the Secretary Cabinet Window. The Villager dedicated two pages to the article written by Frank Jossi which gives a nice overview of some of my work. Several great photos taken by Brad Stauffer also appeared in the […] → Continue Reading Studio Hanson Featured in the Villager Newspaper!