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red alert

by chill (noreply@blogger.com) from house on the hill  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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we are almost finished with the red plywood paneling. we could not afford to use finform as we wanted so my cabinetmaker (robin smith) supplied us with some cheap chinese birch and we stained it ourselves. not a bad substitute. many more pics soon. [...]

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Back on the table

by Jason Hammond from From the Ground Up  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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The table as we saw it the day of the Eastvold furniture show. The table with the final finish on it, and in our dining room, here you can see the one single leg on the south end of the table. The south end of the table features one leg located at the [...]

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Architecture as functional Art

by Jason Hammond from From the Ground Up  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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In recent years, fans of modern home design have been looking for ways to get the style and character often associated with an architecturally designed modern home, which can run in upwards of $400 per sq ft. on a more value engineered budget. The result [...]

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Corrugated metal ceiling?

by Ryan and Susan Hayes (noreply@blogger.com) from Building Green in Vermont  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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I have been trying to visualize our great room for awhile now. Most nights before I fall asleep, I pretend that I'm walking into the house. I normally make it through the mudroom into the dining area before conking out. Sad, I know. Therefore, the ceiling [...]

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Investors for Future 100K Homes?

by chad from 100khouse.com  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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We have been getting a lot of inquiries for investment opportunities over the past few months. We originally shied away from getting investors involved in the original project due to the affordable nature and lower than normal or expected return. Moving [...]

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Modern, Minimalist and Cheap Ceiling Fans

by chad from 100khouse.com  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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Here’s one from Emerson that’s a fit fancier and just over [...]

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SEALED-up

by TaC studios, architects from LEED4ward  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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Well happy Earth day everyday! So the house is all dried in-roof is on, seams are sealed, and windows are installed. All our special window dam flashing installed, and nail fins nailed. The window installers are great pros that worked like marines. The [...]

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Of fascia and framing.

by 1527xy from Meadow House  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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I'm not sure what I like more. The new fascia, or the sunset reflected in the windows. Jesse and Scott have been framing the inside of the house for almost three weeks. All things considered they’ve made impressive progress. They’re [...]

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BIM and our drawing process

by darin from Hill House  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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Friday I received preliminary joists and beam sizes.  I’m excited…I’ve been waiting to add this into our model for construction drawings.  My office uses BIM (Building Information Modeling) software exclusively.  It’s been great [...]

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Preparing for the roof.

by 1527xy from Meadow House  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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Complete! Sadly, this is the first post in a week. Not sure how that happened. Oh yeah, now I remember. Work has been busy, and we’re also building a house. Good stuff has been happening though. Jesse Oviatt has been cranking away on getting the [...]

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