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Neighbors of the past

V. E. Figg and crew built our present house at its location of 521 North Central Ave in the summer of 1956. We added an addition in 1984-85. The agreement was that Phyl., and I would finish all the sheet rock and paint the house inside and stain the siding outside.

The house was small but had several small rooms which made for lots of per-fa-taping and “mud” work. Material and tools were a little different at the time – a powder mixed with water for “mud” and a product called Dramax used for texture finish. Sorry no texture gun or special tools for that process. We learned with experience and...


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