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These just in! 24×32′ multi-functional building nestled in the trees on the slopes of Kootenay Lake. One open space under a timber roof, with a porch, garage doors and a view of Kootenay Lake. Job well done by Shawn Handley … Continue reading
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the Ridge: al.most.finished!
It has been a couple of weeks since I visited the site and took these pictures… The Ridge is almost finished! Last week I heard the parging was being applied to the foundation. Would be nice to see that blue skin … Continue reading
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The Ridge: week 32
It’s been already a month now since I’m back from vacation (a 2 week visit to the Netherlands, and a short tour of Europe, of which I am hoping to show some pictures here in the near future) and it’s … Continue reading
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Post & Beam Barn = Climbing Wall 2
Rob Wilkes has added some more braces to the barn… and then a climbing wall! Great idea to add some fun to this working building! Again, my thanks to Sarah Evans for taking and sharing these pictures!
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Post & Beam Barn II
Nine foot knee braces, eight inch diameter. Tight joinery.
The Ridge: week 28
Interior finishing is well underway. Some cabinets are installed, including a couple of gorgeous tiger-wood cabinets! Tiling in master bath room is almost finished and walls are painted.
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Post & Beam Barn
Rob Wilkes is doing a nice job building this log post and beam barn! About a year ago I helped him design the structure and since then he has been working on it in his spare time. He selectively harvested trees … Continue reading
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