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Project by studie posted 10-16-2009 06:29 AM 3227 views 9 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Houses can be art too!

-- $tudie

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#1 posted 10-16-2009 06:32 AM

They certainly can hmm. looks fantastic.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 10-16-2009 07:23 AM

Thanks Jim, I like to call it “finish framing” as it has to happen thru the build way before trim>

-- $tudie

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#3 posted 10-16-2009 10:20 AM

Something to be proud of for sure!!!!!1

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Todd Thomas

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#4 posted 10-16-2009 12:37 PM

looks great…well done….

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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#5 posted 10-16-2009 02:38 PM

Beautiful…surely you did a lot of work from designing to finishing.
Great Job!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 10-16-2009 03:16 PM

I wish they would allow us to cut the ends of the TGI’s like that. The Inspectors would freakout….lol
Thanks for the post great job!

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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#7 posted 10-16-2009 07:11 PM

Houses 1 & 5 and 2 & 3 are Seattle times home of the month winners. Cedar hand picked from Blackstock Lumber Seattle where they have a great selection of many varieties of wood. The # 4 house is a Barbara Rose Lee architect Seattle creation. Both have a modern European style that blends rich wood accents with modern materials. I have built several houses for David Foster including his own house/office in West Seattle along with a great group of craftsmen, lots of fun & a great opportunity to learn high end building practices.

-- $tudie

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#8 posted 10-16-2009 07:35 PM

your attention to craftsmanship and detail really shine ,

very well done !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#9 posted 10-16-2009 07:40 PM

Is this one house.I would like to see more looks a little too commercial for a living accommodation my 2 cents. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#10 posted 10-17-2009 12:26 AM

They look Great.
Will the finish stay “natural”. I would hate to have to paint them; even with a spray gun.

-- Les B, Oregon

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#11 posted 10-17-2009 03:20 AM

Hi studie,

This is beautiful workmanship. Great job.

There are times I miss doing renovations. It’s there I am most comfortable, just due to experience. I spent a lot of years doing that.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#12 posted 10-17-2009 06:08 AM

That’s just Beautiful work!

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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#13 posted 10-17-2009 06:30 AM

Sooo… what is a TGI?

-- San Diego, CA

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#14 posted 10-17-2009 06:38 AM

With other fine craftsmen I remember blowing my back out digging the final footing trenches, then the foundation pour, then everything else except the final trim. What a great job. Great Architects make our life better and they rely on dedication from us. The beams were located with precision as with most everything so the end product was easy to finish & trim out. My favorite new house!

-- $tudie

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#15 posted 10-17-2009 07:01 AM

Torsion Gusset I beam, the newest of Truss Joist Eye incorporated but lets not get all tech like, it’s all about tension & compression separated by a simple web of OSB to keep the stresses from each other. Much like a marriage counselor. I have a carpenter friend that says, this MDF is more like MFD, mostly Freakin dust.

-- $tudie

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