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Inside the Glass House: A Weekend Retreat in Texas

June/July 2017

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Natural rock formations frame the south-facing façade of the Knaggs home

photo: Wynn Myers

The family room.

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A coal fireplace in the glassed-in living area.

photo: Wynn Myers

The dining room table, crafted from a solid piece of walnut with a live edge, and chairs upholstered in vintage army-tent canvas dyed indigo.

photo: Wynn Myers

Kitchen doors slide open to catch river breezes.

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Cabinets and a countertop.

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Bart Knagg’s canoe rests on the edge of the Llano River.

photo: Wynn Myers

Sunset on the river.

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The back patio, which overlooks the Llano River.

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Bart preps for a day on the Llano.

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Zooey, the family dog, beneath four of Bart Knaggs’s prized fly rods, including his favorite, a custom-built 4-weight (second from top) that was a gift from Orvis CEO Perk Perkins.

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The mudroom.

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The outdoor shower.

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A collection of hats hung on the wall inside the Knagg’s home.

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The staircase to the sleeping loft.

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The bunk room.

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A hallway with a wall made of limestone blocks in a dry-stack pattern.

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Bart and Barbara relaxing by the fire pit.

photo: Wynn Myers