John Kraemer & Sons
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A recently completed John Kraemer & Sons lake cottage in Bowstring, Minnesota.

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May 16, 2013
Sandra Barrera wrote:
Is the carved door original to the house? - Love the door
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John Kraemer & Sons
Yes, the door is original to the house.
    Bookmark   May 20, 2013 at 6:31AM
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February 2, 2013
grantandtrista wrote:
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John Kraemer & Sons
I'm sorry, but we built this home several years ago, so our files for the project are in storage. I do not recall the stone or siding selections. Good luck with your new home! Thanks!
    Bookmark   February 4, 2013 at 8:35AM
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Looking sideways. Sidelights will cast a glow across the steps. The ones in the low wall lining each side of these steps are unobtrusive but provide sufficient lighting at night.

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lights on side wall
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Nice stone and slate work
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lighting in front stair walls
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The entry is cool. I like the stairs up to the door.
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Front door
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Color of cedar
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Красивый круглый дом
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Bottom of steps?
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exterior for Davis idea
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cs entry stairs
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Steps and lights
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Front steps
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very neer home so cool
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To Kool
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Lighting on steps
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rock banister for porch
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Stone porch
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recessed light so can add shutters by door
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Curves and sweeps are a plus...this is a bit too much for me.
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The classic grace of the shaping/angling of the wall
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Lighting on stone wall going down stairs- I want this idea incorporated into outdoor design.
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Good idea.
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Unique Entry
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porch entry with stone walls
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Front steps
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close to what we want
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nice entrance...needs double doors though
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i like the staircase & would like something like this going outside my my kitchen door
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andys door
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If no spindles on staircase, side lights probably look and function best.
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Gorgeous door
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Cool house!
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the grand entrance
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same stone for step and support
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Outdoor stair lighting
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The lights inside the stone walls lighting up the stairs.
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Granite on top of walls
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Front step
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Stonework near entry?
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front steps
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Love the rooflines and the front door carved
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front entry stairs
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Siding 10
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Front steps, not curved but will sides and coping.
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nice design, but may prefer it more simple.
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Entrance to the house.
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curved steps
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stairs are open
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Like the welcoming curve to the stair walls (not curved stairs)
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beautiful front
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love the shape of this home and the window at the top.
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Simple lighting over the door but it is perfect for this décor. A more elaborate fixture might have taken the attention away from the beauty of the wooden front door. The stairway's lighting also complements the setting.
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sloped with steps
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little bit of step. Not too high so don't think need rails. Makes me think of brick area by little garage drive thru door
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curved stairs
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front steps .
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stairs and stone railing.
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perfect steps
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Front steps
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Steps for patio to backyard
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Hobbit house
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Everything like this looks cool.
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Front steps
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steps and lighting
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Sidelights will cast a glow across the steps. The ones in the low wall lining each side of these steps are unobtrusive but provide sufficient lighting at night.
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Shape of house.
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front door
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Wall with steps
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shape of steps
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Hobbit hole
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Lake house
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shake with dark windows
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Вход вдом
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Cool window
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i love the door
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Hobbit style
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stairs and wall
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kids play area
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Roof, eyebrow dormer, front door
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the shape of the house
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front entry
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porte en bois
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unobtrusive lighting
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Hobbit house :~}
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Lighting outside
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cool entryway
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stair lighting is important
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Pathway lighting
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I like these shingles
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Just very interestig
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Side lights at front door
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Looking sideways. Sidelights will cast a glow across the steps. The ones in the low wall lining each side of these steps are unobtrusive but provide sufficient lighting at night.
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Front Roof
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Curve, single story
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wow. stunning. curves, finish materials, roof shape. cool entry.
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Nice stone. Nice stone tops with chisseled edges.
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Cool eyebrow window & way stairs open out at base
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Sidelights will cast a glow across the steps. The ones in the low wall lining each side of these steps are unobtrusive but provide sufficient lighting at night.
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Front steps - curved front bottom steps with theater lights
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curb appeal
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outdoor lighting
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Lighting idea
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widen the steps to the front area
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like eyebrow windows
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Pakstoor kantoor
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the door is applicable
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the whole picture
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Lighting on the sides of the steps in the brick
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Beautiful lighting
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Garden Stairs, not flared.
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Very unique!! Love it!!
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steps dead lights
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Side wall lights for steps
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Entryway idea
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Steps and lights on steps
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Looking sideways. Sidelights will cast a glow across the steps. The ones in the low wall lining each side of these steps are unobtrusive but provide sufficient lighting at night.
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sidelights on stairway up to house
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Step side lites
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