And the Building-Blunders Contest Winner Is...comments (4) November 8th, 2010 in Blogs
It was a close game, but we've got our winner:
Congratulations to thebeamguy from Sacramento, CA! He's the proud new owner of three of our favorite books: Graphic Guide to Frame Construction, Graphic Guide to Interior Details, and Graphic Guide to Site Construction. Plus, he also gets a one year onlline subscription to GreenBuildingAdvisor.com
And thank you to all who entered the contest, and to all who helped us pick the winner.
Help us choose a winner for our latest gallery challenge
We've narrowed things down to four finalists — now it's your turn to pick the worst construction catastrophe. The winner of this gallery challenge takes home a collection of our Graphic Guides to Site Construction, Framing, and Interior Details.
Visit each of the four finalists' gallery posts, and then vote for your favorite in the survey below.
Are you surprised by the not-so-structural beam repair? Perhaps you're placing your bet on the cabin with equal odds of burning down, falling down, and rotting away. Or, maybe you're impressed by the game of pick-up-sticks that one builder played with his new roof trusses. Of course, there's always the roofer who thinks a cricket is something you feed to your pet snake.
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Caution: Hard Hat Area
Why is it that we all love to gawk at other people's stupidity and idiocracy? Because it's fun, that's why.
Caution: Hard Hat Area is a blog from FineHomebuilding.com that highlights dangerous and ill-conceived acts of home building.