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Karl began setting tiles as a teenager helping his dad, Larry, on the job. His dad was a Fireman who did tile work on the side in San Diego. Karl grew up in Del Mar, graduated from UC Berkeley in 1991 followed by a two and half year around the world surfing adventure.

After completing a year of graduate school at HSU in Arcata, he decided that he wanted to become a contractor and work for himself instead.

He began purchasing fixer-uppers in 1994, everything from single-family homes and multi family properties to a commercial historic building in Old Town Eureka.

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Karl performs all aspects of construction and remodeling but his true devotion has always been to his tile craft.

Danny grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and on the North Coast. She went to college in San Luis Obispo for two years then transferred to the University of Colorado at Boulder and graduated in 1994 with a degree in architecture. She then moved to Seattle where she worked as an architect as well as educating building professionals and architects about the benefits of environmentally responsible construction.

Danny and Karl met in 1998 at her parentís restaurant/brewery, which she designed and during construction worked as the project manager. They married in 2000. Their first son Nate was born in 2003 and Leo followed in 2005. Danny is a stay at home mom who works from her home studio as the children allow.

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