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Slate and Mahogony Shed Roof

comments (0) May 31st, 2010 in Project Gallery
Colgate93 Colgate93, member

Mahogony beams, slate roof, doug fir bead board, and copper flashing
Side view of slate roof
Doug fir beadboard from below
Mahogony beams, slate roof, doug fir bead board, and copper flashingClick To Enlarge

Mahogony beams, slate roof, doug fir bead board, and copper flashing


The rain and snow were miserable until we added this shed roof over the back door.  We wanted it to look original to the house, and used slavaged slate roof tiles, reclaimed magohony beams and douglas fir beadboard, and had a local metalworker make the copper flashing.  The whole structure is bolted to the house with a hidden 100 lb. stainless steel bracket.  Total time to build = 5 full weekends, but we are now dry. 


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