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One of Michael Mercil's main summer projects was to replace his deck with maintenence free decking. The deck features a spot for a future hot tub.

Modern aesthetic in the woods

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In a cedar house nestled in the woods near Muskrat Lake lives Michael Mercil and his eclectic modern style -- and that's just the way he likes it.


The owner of the Speak Easy restaurants described his style as industrial, "but also contemporary with a splash of rustic, since it's a cedar house in the woods."

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