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Project by patron posted 06-10-2010 03:09 AM 2523 views 0 times favorited 41 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hi folks ,
while cruising the web , i came upon a blog site about the good old days at the TRIDENT restaurant ,
in sausalito california .

it was my first design and build !

i was 24 at the time , the place was owned by the kingston trio at that time .
it was sold in 1986 , and renamed HORIZONS .

about 2 years ago , i heard that it was to be remodeled , imagine my surprise ,
they did some remodeling yes ,

ALL MY WORK IS STILL INTACT !

IT IS STILL THERE 42 YEARS !

anybody recognize the busboy in the last picture ?

thanks , have a safe day .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle





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Monty Queen

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#1 posted 06-10-2010 03:13 AM

Wow, That was a awesome job, really looks fantastic.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#2 posted 06-10-2010 03:13 AM

Wow very cool work David ,imagine it still being there after a remodel,I guess the recognize art when they see it. looks like Robin Williams with Susan Sarandon

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#3 posted 06-10-2010 03:33 AM

24! and it’s all still there. You’ve really done some fine work over the years. I’ll bet it feels good to see it again.

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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#4 posted 06-10-2010 03:36 AM

Great work David !!
You had to mention the Kingston Trio didn’t you….
“Ah ah oh no don’t let the rain fall down,
My roofs got a hole in it and I might drown”....
Now that will be stuck in my head all night…

Lisa

-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~ http://quiltedwood.com

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#5 posted 06-10-2010 03:45 AM

I’ll bet it’s haunted by a woman who walks “with her head tucked underneath her arm”. But can you get there by taking an MTA bus?

Thanks for the trip down memory lane!

-- Woodworking is easy as 3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510...

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#6 posted 06-10-2010 03:48 AM

thanks all ,

yes barbs , i did get some e-mails from two guys that did the site i found ,
they want me to write something about my time there ,
i heard that just about everyone that even went there ,
designed it !
one guy even said they are thinking of reviving it to the old ‘nostalgia’ .
maybe i can get some work ?
lisa , lately it,s been ‘hang down your head tom dewley’ for me with this computer thing ,
but i’m back !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#7 posted 06-10-2010 04:03 AM

Awesome job. has to be quality work to survive 42 years in a restaurant.

-- wchips

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#8 posted 06-10-2010 04:05 AM

Great job David. Just awesome!
Bill

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#9 posted 06-10-2010 04:15 AM

Very nice work. I wish my work looked so good so early. You must be proud to have been involved in something that so many people have enjoyed. I hope you get to be involved in the newest renovation. It would be a shame to leave you out.

-- The view only changes for the leading dog.

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#10 posted 06-10-2010 04:18 AM

Fantastical Work, David!! It’s no wonder they didn’t have to alter any of your work, it’s one of a kind… Nothing to do with your post, but I’d love to see a menu from there, from back in the day… The place was obviously up-scale but I wonder what their specialties were and if the menu was nearly as far out as the decor? The prices would be a hoot to see too, 42 years later… :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#11 posted 06-10-2010 04:32 AM

David congratulations on the commission. I hope that you get consultants fee to help with the restoration.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#12 posted 06-10-2010 04:50 AM

The good stuff really does last! Congratulations. Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#13 posted 06-10-2010 07:08 AM

Very cool David, yes right after I read his name I knew it was Robin Williams!!! :)

Looks like a great place to eat, can you afford it??? Or is it like a C note for a cup

of coffee among the beautiful people???? It’s a Great work to look on, you should

be proud!!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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#14 posted 06-10-2010 08:19 AM

I guess its too late for me to design something at 24 that will last that long… unfortunately I worked in software, and everything I did was probably re-written :-)

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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#15 posted 06-10-2010 08:21 AM

say, how did you make the rails? you are not into bending as far as I remember

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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