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Custom woodwork by Vladimir

July 5, 2010

Custom woodwork by Vladimir

This is my friend Vladimir, a master woodworker in Vancouver who is originally from Moscow. I feel that local craftspeople like Vlad who produce one-of-a-kind objects and high-level custom work do not get enough press.

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DIY: paint your linoleum floor white

February 3, 2009

DIY: paint your linoleum floor white

When I moved into this typical 1930s apartment in Vancouver’s east side in 1999, the first thing I did was paint over the kitchen’s dingy gold linoleum flooring. The linoleum was the worst thing about that apartment.

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