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The Shed 3

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posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 06:03 AM
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originally posted by: SyxPak
I had an old Morter and Pestal made of cast iron...


Cool, I have a brass one from an apothecary that I keep in the library. I have most of my oddball items in there on the shelves for added decoration. Hard to see them all but this a panorama of the room:




posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 06:05 AM
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originally posted by: crappiekat
You also can tell on the wood used to create the chair or what ever you are looking at.

It's is not hard to figure out what is real and what is not.


Exactly.

Rosewood, American Walnut, real Mahogany and Cherry are some of the more desirable stocks. I tend to stay away from oak as it is from later in the era and more mass produced.



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 06:16 AM
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originally posted by: Night Star
Mason, would love to eventually see more pics of your antiques and your house. It must be like heaven in there!


Sure. You saw the library above.

Here is the front:


The foyer:

The dining room:

Back parlor:

The billiard room (the bar is off to the left):



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 06:32 AM
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a reply to: AugustusMasonicus

Wow, you're home is magnificent! Truly grand.


I'm not much into antiques myself but I do like old maps for some reason. I had one that I thought was authentic, and had a lot of fun researching. Was rather disappointed to find out it was just a reproduction.

jacy



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 06:35 AM
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originally posted by: jacygirl
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Wow, you're home is magnificent! Truly grand.



Thank you, a lot of work to get it that way.


I'm not much into antiques myself but I do like old maps for some reason.


I really like old maps myself. I have a couple that show the town where I live in the late 1800's, they are all very art-like in their appearance.




edit on 25-2-2016 by AugustusMasonicus because: never go in against a Sicilian with death is on the line



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 06:51 AM
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a reply to: AugustusMasonicus
How beautiful!!!!! OK now I really wanna visit. A cool drink from the side porch after a nice dinner......


I grew up in a house like that . LOVED IT!!!!! Always cold, unless you figure out how to work a radiator (then I can run you outta there). Always creaking, I love a house that talks more than I do. And always something new to find!!!

In your remodels have you come across anything neat? The best we ever found were names. Someone had signed our dining room walls before wall papering. When we were taking it down we saw that all of the workers had signed and dated it. That was neat!!!

Jacy - I left a response on your other thread. Good luck

Sorry just a quick check in. Getting ready to go to the Drs
I will update later



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 06:56 AM
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originally posted by: Martin75
How beautiful!!!!! OK now I really wanna visit. A cool drink from the side porch after a nice dinner......


I have porch heaters so we are out there even in the cooler weather.



I grew up in a house like that . LOVED IT!!!!! Always cold, unless you figure out how to work a radiator (then I can run you outta there). Always creaking, I love a house that talks more than I do. And always something new to find!!!


A new, energy efficient high output boiler, caulk, insulation, siding, vapor barrier and a pile of other investments have gotten the winter heating bill down from $800 a month to $250.


In your remodels have you come across anything neat?


Yes. I have a piece of the original heavy gauge, paper-like vapor barrier that was under the siding. When we were restoring the exterior we came across this one section that shows the exact date the house was finished. It was signed by the builder and the property owner. It is now framed in the foyer stairway.



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 08:41 AM
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And now for yet another chapter in the continuing saga of Errollorre and his Quest for the Shed.
The previous chapter (chapter 4) can be found at this link:
Chapter4 page 302

And now for

Chapter 5

High in the Dark Mountains of Accasia sits the ancient ruins of a castle.
Light flickers within it this night, for it is occupied by the malevolent servant of The Witch Queen,
Prince Dricore.
Seated regally within a ruined throne room, Prince Dricore summons two manbeasts.
“How can we serve you my lord?” asked one of the half human warriors.
“I have seen an old enemy of mine.” Hissed Dricore.
“He is by the great tree. Bring him to me alive.”
“Yes my lord.” Said the bowing manbeasts.

At the great tree Errollorre looked into an opening that was once sealed by a great heavy wooden door.
It lay smashed and broken as if beaten by a powerful creature.
“Hello!” called Errrollorre. “Anyone here?”

Errollorre stepped inside and was amazed to find long winding corridors leading in many directions.
He explored the disserted tree enclave for hours.
Everything from the walls to the floor seemed to be made of roots.
With the exception of cold stone walls and iron bars he found in a still locked empty prison cell.
“I wonder why this is here?” said Errollorre.
“Oh there are lots of prisons like this.” Said a voice from behind him.
Errollorre turned to see a man with a face that looked like it was part dog.
With facial hair thick like fur and long canine teeth.
He stood upright like a man and wore a helmet and armor of leather.
In his gloved hand was a drawn sword.

“Ha!” laughed Errollorre. “ You’ve pointed that poker at the wrong man. I am one of the finest swordsman in this or any land!”
“Prepare yourself for lesson in swordsmanship!”
Errollorre grasped the handle of his long sword and pointed it at the manbeast.
The manbeast hesitated for a moment then began to laugh.
“Haar Haar, you’re funny.” Said the manbeast.
In Errollorre’s hand was the handle of his mighty sword.
But the rest of his sword remained in its sheath.
“Mmm” said Errollorre. “It’s broken off again. Well I said I was the best swordsman. I didn’t say I had the best sword.”
Errollorre prepared to make a run for it, but before he could proceed he was struck on the head from behind by the second manbeast who had snuck up behind him.
Errollorre fell to the ground unconscious.

Two days went by before Prince Dricore summoned the manbeasts to stand before him.
“Speak creatures. What information have you obtained from the prisoner?”
“None as of yet my lord.” Said the manbeast.
“What?” Said the angry Dricore. “You have the finest dungeon with exquisite instruments of torture at your disposal. Do you mean to tell me he is able to resist such torture?”
“We don’t know.” Said one of the manbeasts. “We haven’t been able to torture him yet.”
“Yeah.” Said the other manbeast. “Every time we get ready to torture him, he passes out.”
“It’s gotten so bad that if we even hint to him we’re going to torture him he faints.”
“It’s not very effective torturing an unconscious man.”
“You fools!” screamed Prince Dricore. “You’re allowing him to defeat you with wimpiness?”
“I will get the information I want from him. I will know his purpose and desires.”
“If sleep comes so easy then we shall deprive him of it. Put him in the tower cell. Allow him to roam unchained within.
But don’t let him sit or lay down. If he seems to be asleep on his feet then douse him with water.
Keep him awake until he tells all!”

High in a tower of the ruined castle of Prince Dricore,
Errollorre paces in a large cold stone cell.
A tall wide opening secured with heavy iron bars, gives a view of the wooded Accasia countryside down below.
I also let’s in the cold night air.
For three days and nights now, Errollorre has gone without sleep. His vision blurs and his mind wanders.
He begins to dream of a faraway place. Another time. He sees in his mind a face. The face of the..
SPLASH!!

Errollorre is awakened from his momentary dream by the frigid water from a bucket thrown onto his face.
Sputtering to his senses his vision clears to see a hulking figure standing over him holding the empty bucket.
“How you like water?” laughed a deep gruff voice.
“Troll? Is that you?” asked Errollorre.
“It be Troll.” Said the troll. “ Now me watch if you sleep. Then get to throw water on you till you drown.” Laughed the troll.
“Gee troll,” said Errollorre. What are you doing here? Hey I see your bandages are gone. You’re all better.
“Troll got new job now.” Said the troll. “Evil master find troll and use magic to fix troll’s hurts. Then give troll job as guard. Now troll guard you.”

“Well it certainly seems to agree with you.” Said Errollorre. “You look good. Why even your nose stopped running.”
“Evil master thought troll’s nose disgusting.” Said the troll with a hint of sadness. “So he use magic to stop snot.”
“Well it looks good on you.” Said Errollorre.
“No” said the troll. “Now other trolls think troll look disgusting. Troll alone now.”
“Well now troll.” Said Errollorre. “You don’t really want to associate with people who only judge you by the quantity of snot coming out of your nose do you?
You need to be around people who like you for the inner you. Just not the part that comes out of your nose.”
The troll thought a moment and then said, “Troll live here now. Evil master own troll. Troll no more see bridge, or water, or laugh at little birdies getting eaten by big birdies.”

“Yeah I know how you feel.” Said Errollorre. “I also sometimes think I’ll never see the things I miss.”
Errollorre reached down and pulled from his beneath his shirt an amulet he wore on a chain around his neck.
“I’m surprised they let me keep this.” Said Errollorre.
“Evil master say amulet make music.” Said the troll. “He said you like to sing. Sing keep you awake.”
“But he didn’t know this.” Said Errollorre. “Troll can you keep a secret?”
“Troll never try before.” Said the troll.
Errollorre slightly screwed the front of the amulet and it opened to reveal a small drawing of a woman.
“This is my secret troll. What do you think of her?” asked Errollorre.
“She ugly.” Said the troll. “Why you carry picture of hideous woman?”
“Maybe to a troll she’s ugly.” Said Errollorre. “But I was the envy of every man when she walked by my side.”
“Troll would make her walk behind. Far behind.” Said the troll.
“Aw troll, I miss her.” Errollorre walked to the barred window of the tower and gazed out over the cold dark Accasia countryside.
Errollorre pressed a spot on the amulet and music began to play.



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 08:42 AM
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Errollorre pressed a spot on the amulet and music began to play.


Continued:

With the troll looking on in confusion Errollorre grasped the bars in the tower window and looking out, began to sing.
Click this link to hear Errollorre sing "Someday In Accasia"

I wonder where you are tonight,
so long we've been apart.
Yet your love is close to me,
I hold it in my heart.

Though at times the world seems dark,
and we’re lost in it’s haze.
I know that we’ll reunite.
Because love finds a way.

Someday in Accasia,
in that magic land,
someday in Accasia,
we’ll walk hand in hand.

The chains of life,
will fall away,
the pain will disappear,
We can conquer anything,
when I have you near.

I promised I would stay with you.
and I’ve not forgot my vow.
I’m going to find and bring you back,
I swear this here and now.

I’ll face all foes,
and fight for you.
The stories they will tell.
Of how I fought and searched for you
through the heavens and through hell.

Someday in Accasia,
in that magic land,
someday in Accasia,
we’ll walk hand in hand.

Someday in Accasia
together you and I
Someday in Accasia
we won’t walk,
we’ll fly.

Errollorre finished singing and turned to see an angry troll.
The troll ran towards Errollorre. Before Errollorre could even think to react the troll reached behind him and grabbed the iron bars in the tower window .
The troll tore the bars out of the rock window frame and tossed them out to the ground below.
“Go.” Said the troll. “Find your ugly woman.”
“Thank you troll.” Said Errollorre. “But what will you do?” “Your master will surely punish you for this.”
“Troll used to being roughed.” Said the troll. “Troll can lose nothing.”
“Don’t be ridiculous.” Said Errollorre. “There is always hope and possibilities if one keeps going.
Look, why don’t you come with me? I could use a big strong guy like you. Who knows maybe you’ll find a lady troll who likes dry noses.”
The troll thought for a moment. “Troll go with you. Maybe we find troll an ugly woman too.”
“Listen” said Errollorre, “If we’re going to be a team we ought to know each other’s names.”
“I am Errollorre. What's your name?”
“Troll have name.” said the troll. “Troll name is Troll.”
Errollorre gave the troll a look. Then they both ran and leapt through the open window .

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posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 09:02 AM
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Good mornin everyone! I messed up with My story last night and forgot to put something in the title to make it eligible for the contest there.
Here's the new story addy, for those whom want to check it out!

Do Not go to the link in My previous post here! (if You did, Thank You!)
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Dragon Godz of Saturn...

Erroll Ill read your story bit in a sec...

Mason Nice home You have there! Very nice!...

Good day to ALL!!!
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edit on 25-2-2016 by SyxPak because: fixxeded some boobs boooooosssesss....

edit on 25-2-2016 by SyxPak because: (no reason given)



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 09:05 AM
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Awesome AWESOME!!


"Go. Find your ugly woman." (omg too funny!!)

I'm listening to your song on the headphones now. Lovely voice! (you're a romantic!!)
When you sang "The Shed"...towards the end you hold one note for a long time. Are you formally trained?

Sheesh, between you and Gordi we practically have a soundtrack!
Who knew so much talent could be found in a Shed?

jacy



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 09:14 AM
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Xellant Story Entries Erroll!! I Loved em!!!
Troll is going to make a great partner, sidekick? LOL!!
Whatever. He will be cool!!!

Syx
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ETA: Sorry Jess, I'm still half asleep here.
Good Luck Today with Your Doc. Appt!
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edit on 25-2-2016 by SyxPak because: dam. more boo boos had to be fixeded...



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 09:28 AM
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Jess, good luck at the Doctor's! We will be with you in spirit Honey!

Jacy, sorry about your computer problems, they can be maddening sometimes!

Mason, I am in awe of your magnificent home and everything in it! I love those oriental or Persian rugs too. I have an expensive smaller one in a spare room. How the hell does one afford such a home and all that good stuff? The only time I was ever in such a house was when I was a kid. I had a friend who lived in a gorgeous Victorian home. Her Father was a doctor.
I would feel like I died and went to heaven living in such a place! Beautiful! Thank you so much for sharing the pics with us. I'll be moving in soon. LOL

Ok, off to read Errol's story entry now.



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 09:28 AM
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originally posted by: SyxPak
Mason Nince home You have there! Very nice!...


Thank you, I appreciate the compliment.



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 09:30 AM
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OOPS! Just saw I wrote NINCE! (WIll fix it) LOL!!! Sorry Bro, Half sleeping here. LMAO!!!
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Oh, You are Welcome!!!...
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posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 09:32 AM
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originally posted by: Night Star
Mason, I am in awe of your magnificent home and everything in it!


Thank you.


How the hell does one afford such a home and all that good stuff?


Hard work. I had my own business and rarely had weekends off. Now I work for a very large company that went public (I got to ring the Stock Market bell when we did) and they appreciate that, as a former business owner, I can better manage the P&L than most other people.


The only time I was ever in such a house was when I was a kid. I had a friend who lived in a gorgeous Victorian home. Her Father was a doctor.
I would feel like I died and went to heaven living in such a place! Beautiful! Thank you so much for sharing the pics with us. I'll be moving in soon. LOL
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No problem, glad you liked them. There are a bunch more rooms I didn't post that are also quite nice. When I get some time I will take a few pics.



posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 09:43 AM
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Just because it's so quiet in here...

I'm actually listening to Slayer, South of Heaven at the moment...
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posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 09:45 AM
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I have a Brain that's made of Solid Plastic Alloy...
I get by with it... LMAO!!!
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posted on Feb, 25 2016 @ 09:45 AM
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