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Moon Viewing Platform

comments (0) June 1st, 2010 in Project Gallery
rdeboer rdeboer, member

IPE deck with Douglas Fir roof
Japanese joinery on roof beams
Roof beams going in.
Roof complete
IPE deck with herringbone corner.
IPE deck with Douglas Fir roofClick To Enlarge

IPE deck with Douglas Fir roof


We started this project on our modern looking house to give it a more Japanese appearance and to provide shade from the mid-day sun.  The roof structure is all Douglas Fir with Japanese joinery and exposed rafters.  The ends of the rafters and beams are painted white, with the remaining roof work stained a dark shale color to give it the appearance of aged wood. The deck is made with IPE, biscuit joined to the PT joists.


Design or Plan used: My Own Design - Richard Deboer
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