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Classic Sitcom

by Jason Hammond from From the ground up  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:37 AM
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We’ve all seen it, it’s like a staple of American sitcoms, the shows character has rented a large sander or floor cleaner and as they attempt to use the machine it spins out of control resulting in a series of “hilarious” moments as it damaging everything in sight. Saturday morning I found myself renting [...]

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Virginia Plat House - roof framed

by lavardera from LamiDesign Modern House Plan Blog  (modern blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:23 AM
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New photos from the owner of the Virginia Plat House today. The framing of the roof is almost complete - the overhang at one side still needs to go in. These photos are from December, before xmas, so its likely that the roof is complete and the house [...]

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Blundell House, Brentwood

A Couple More Inspirational Homes

by chad from 100khouse.com  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:32 AM
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Most of the inspirational homes I find are from the visually fantastic blog - materialicious. Do check it out if you haven’t been there before. Also click through the other links below the images here to see more images on each home. Blundell House, Brentwood via materialicious by Air Architecture. This is an addition to a [...]

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Beach House 17 Updated: Siding Completed (among other things)

by tres_arboles from Three Tree Journal  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:34 AM
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As promised this morning, some photos from our latest site visit. For now, here are some exterior shots. The siding is finished. We chose to use a cement board "plank" for the upper, west-facing "quadrant" of the house. The idea is to break off the [...]

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How to Minimize Junk Mail

by designTURF from designTURF  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:11 AM
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Did you know an average person receives 41 lbs. of junk mail per year? That equates to 1.5 trees per person and 44% of the mail is never even opened. We've decided to be proactive about reducing this mail and hope you'll do it, too. After all, it's [...]

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architecture roundup, january 11

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:05 AM
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STUDIO D’ARC Live/Work @ Treehugger and Azure Magazine Guest House for an Anthropologist by Air Architecture @ dezeen Sjöbod House by Marge Arkitekter: “Located in the Swedish archipelago. Dressed in larch panels and a sedum moss roof, the house is built to age with the surrounding landscape.” @ Below The Clouds Watershed by FLOAT architectural research and design [...]

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material and product roundup, january 11

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:53 AM
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Old Wood Pavers at the CNNJ Terminal, an old railroad station, spotted by Louise of normann Copehagen blog Devine Color - “Paint that goes on like rich yogurt” Better View roller shade by Fiasko Design via Arkinetia blog Anywhere Telescoping Drapery System by PLUSHPOD via Remodelista The Kitchen Designer’s ode to the Boho Modern Kitchen. Very, very nice. ************************************************************* Quick Links: From [...]

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Beach House 17: Going to Resolve Some Questions Today

by tres_arboles from Three Tree Journal  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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The siding is up, the battens are up, the exterior is all trimmed out, the deck is final-surfaced, and the Loewen Slider is installed. We have some work to do today, designing the enclosure for the fireplace in the great room, getting dimensions for the [...]

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First Floor Framing

Framing Continues on the Barter House

by clinton from The Miller Barter House | A Modern Home in a Traditional Neighborhood  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:33 AM
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The framers were in full swing yesterday as they kept plugging away on the first floor framing. Once again I found myself without my camera, but here are some more shots from the multi-functional iPhone. Make the switch!

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Scheduling for Ground Breaking

by chad from 100khouse.com  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:32 AM
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We had a brief design meeting today at ISA to finalize the plans that we will have quoted next week. We’ve been so focused on the design lately that we haven’t discussed the schedule in a while. We originally had discussed breaking ground in March when the ground was hopefully beginning to loosen up after [...]

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