Author: Tom Hutten

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14 Feb Yes, You Should Edit Your Podcast

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="30" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] We’ve been listening to a lot of podcasts around here recently. Seems like we're not alone. Ours is probably a similar story, we’re listening while making dinner, after dropping kids off at school, stacking wood, cleaning, you know. As a...

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11 Dec Grammy Nomination!

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_separator type="transparent"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="30" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="4872" img_size="800x800" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_separator type="transparent" up="10" down="10"][vc_separator type="transparent" up="10" down="10"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_separator type="transparent" up="10" down="10"][vc_column_text] I’m really, really pleased to share that an album I mastered was nominated for...

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19 Jun Raise the Roof

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="30" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] When Vincent followed up with: “acoustically it would be very helpful” and “the look and sound of the room will be so much better” that helps to make up your mind. I'm sold. By removing the ceiling we'll eliminate one...

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18 Jun Raise the Roof – Old Format

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="30" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] The fact that “acoustically it would be very helpful” and “the look and sound of the room will be so much better” helps to make up your mind quickly.  Sold.  I started imagining what the space would look...

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12 Jun Plans, Plans, Plans

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="20" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] For the record, I shouldn't be allowed to do technical drawings.  The time it took to figure out how to make the heads on arrows is embarrassing.  To move things forward I was tasked with getting all the...

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09 Jun It’s a Renovation

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="30" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]This is the barn where we live and work. In fact, the picture below was from moving day way back 6 years ago.  The studio is currently on the 1st floor.  When we arrived I made some...

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28 Oct 12 – Floor Selection

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="30" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]As it turns out, choosing the floor turned out to be one of the more difficult choices to make. Initially I wanted to put down wide pine planks as there's a ton of local sources but couldn't...

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28 Oct 11 – Barn Board Layout

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="30" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]I've got to be honest. I've been looking forward to writing this post the most. Or more accurately looking forward to posting pictures of the board wall. From the beginning I wanted to include the look and feel of...

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28 Oct 10 – Paint, Paint, Paint

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="30" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Great Make Everything White of 2015 has begun.  Not a ton to report on this process except it took forever. I had a help though. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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28 Oct 9 – OSB and Drywall

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="30" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] Now it’s time to put the ceiling back. Thom and I took care of hanging the 7/16” OSB.  I followed up and caulked and sealed every seam for maximum vapor barrier goodness.  I did hire the pros...

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