Truss beams

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Project by Chris posted 08-07-2010 03:02 PM 1503 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 08-07-2010 03:59 PM

That’s really beautiful.

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

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#2 posted 08-07-2010 04:15 PM

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 08-07-2010 05:17 PM

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 08-07-2010 11:00 PM

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 08-08-2010 04:48 PM

I love architectural details like that. Thanks for posting.

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#6 posted 08-09-2010 05:48 PM

Really nice work

Thanks for sharing—-and welcome!


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#7 posted 02-06-2012 04:36 AM

Nicely done, same for that railing : ))

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

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#8 posted 02-06-2012 04:49 AM

Another amazing feature of the lake house.

-- Custom furniture

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