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Here's a new angle: The New York Times shows us the upstate home of former porn actor, Tom Judson (known in some circles as Gus Mattox). With a broad range of experiences in music and performing, Judson spent his spare time rehabilitating run down rural properties. Now, real estate is his passion...

Judson's do-it-yourself attitude transformed the shack he bought for $22,000 in 2000, into the 1,000-square-foot residence with multiple rooms and lots of outdoor space. The space is furnished with flea market finds and furniture that Judson built himself...

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy )
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy )

This yellow house is Judson's work in progress. The interior is nearly complete and the exterior is on the list when the weather improves:

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Check out The New York Times for the full scoop: Now Rated R (for Resale).

(Pics: Stewart Cairns)