Truss beams

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Project by Chris posted 1481 days ago 1165 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are some beams I built on site for a 12000 SQ FT lake house. Wish it was mine but its not. In the foreground of the one picture you can see the curved hand rail. I’ll have to post some pics of the stair case.

-- Chris, Hubertus, WI

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#1 posted 1481 days ago

That’s really beautiful.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 1481 days ago

Looks great. are those lights on the bottom on the beam? Is it hollow? What kind of wood is it? I would like to see more pictures of your work on this house. Thanks for sharing.

-- Dave, Southern IL.,

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#3 posted 1481 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s. That is some fine craftsmanship. Keep it up, can’t wait to see some more.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#4 posted 1480 days ago

Ya Dave, there are lights in the beams and the are hollow. The wood is poplar. I’ll definitely get more pictures up soon.
Thanks for looking.

-- Chris, Hubertus, WI

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#5 posted 1480 days ago

I love architectural details like that. Thanks for posting.

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#6 posted 1478 days ago

Really nice work

Thanks for sharing—-and welcome!

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#7 posted 933 days ago

Nicely done, same for that railing : ))

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#8 posted 933 days ago

Another amazing feature of the lake house.

-- Custom furniture

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