In today's episode, the first of season nine, Stacy welcomes a new co-host, Daniel Kanter. During listener Q&A, Stacy and Daniel discuss special considerations for wallpapering crooked plaster walls. And later, Stacy and Daniel chat with...
In today's episode, the first of season nine, Stacy welcomes a new co-host, Daniel Kanter. During listener Q&A, Stacy and Daniel discuss special considerations for wallpapering crooked plaster walls.
And later, Stacy and Daniel chat with Christopher Wilson, owner of the Aurora, a 1955 cruise ship he is restoring in Stockton, California. Christopher bought the Aurora off of Craigslist, and since the purchase, he's been living on the boat and working with a steady stream of volunteers to bring the ship back to life. Subscribe to the Aurora Restoration YouTube Channel.
2:30 Meet Daniel Kanter, the new co-host
4:40 What you can expect from True Tales From Old Houses moving forward
9:59 Listener Q&A: How smooth do walls have to be for wall paper?
12:54 Picking wallpaper patterns
15:45 Types of wallpaper
20:29 Meeting Christopher Wilson of the Aurora Restoration Project
21:11 The process of buying the Aurora
24:53 The Aurora's journey
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The Craftsman Store - Another excellent resource from Scott Sidler of The Craftsman Blog. The Craftsman Store is a cozy online hardware store full of books, tools, and supplies. For 10% off, use the coupon code truetales.
Sutherland Welles - Maker of exceptional polymerized tung oil finishes since 1965. To save 10% on your first order, use the coupon code truetales.
Preservan - A unique preservation franchise opportunity developed by long-time window restoration pro, Ty McBride - Learn more about becoming a part of the Preservan family and mission: PreservanFranchise.com/truetales.
Abatron: A division of U-C Coatings - Abatron manufactures two of Stacy's favorite products, LiquidWood, and WoodEpox. From now until March 10, use the coupon code RESTORE10 at Abatron.com for 10% off your order.
TRAVEL: Read all the details and book the True Tales From Old Houses 2023 Canadian Adventure
Inside a finished space on the Aurora
Painting a deck
An early photo of the Aurora
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