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Jonathan’s Ford Box Truck

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The Ford Box TruckAs my tool collection grew, I began to run out of places to mount utility hooks in to the walls & doors of my Econoline Van. I found myself once again on the search for a bigger vehicle and ended up purchasing a 1991 Ford Box Truck that I found for sale on Craigslist. Get a personal “vehicle tour” in this week’s video, “The Ford Box Truck”.  Click here to watch it now. Thinkpierce, Something New Every Friday.

Jonathan’s 1988 Van

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Jonathan’s 1988 VanOnce I started doing remodeling work, it didn’t take long for me to realize that there had to be a better vehicle to work out of than the 1998 Ford Taurus I had at the time. So I got online and started looking for a van that I could pick up for around a grand. In this week’s video I give you a personal tour of the work van that got the Utica remodeling party started. Click here to watch the video.  Thinkpierce, Something New Every Friday!

Jonathan’s 1979 Ford Truck

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Jonathan’s 1979 Ford TruckOne day I was taking a side street through a busy part of town to avoid traffic when I spotted an old 1979 Flat bed Ford truck parked in front of a house.  It didn’t have a for sale sign on it, but I was curious to see if the owner would be up for parting ways with it. Visit Uticaremodeling.com to see the video (featuring music by And There Stand Empires) and learn the story behind the coolest vehicle I have ever owned. Thinkpierce, Something new Every Friday!

A look into the past..

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1Ever since creating the new business card for thinkpierce.com, I’ve been reminded of all of the business cards I’ve had from my remodeling days.  At the end of 2007 I was wrapping up two years of operating www.thinkpierce.com.  I was frustrated.  I was producing a lot of content, but I was also wearing myself out.  I didn’t know it at the time, but I needed a better balance, clearer direction and more business and technical insight.  All I knew was that I was overwhelmed with my own goals and needed a break.  In hindsight, if someone had slapped me around a bit and sent me back in to the ring, I probably would have kept going.  But that’s life.  In truth, because of what happened next, I gained both the technical and business insight I needed that helped shape the new direction my wife and I are headed in now. Read More