Bernie's Housecomments (1) August 24th, 2009 in Project Gallery
We signed up this customer in the summer of 2007 as the market was starting to slow down. This is a Mascord design (http://www.mascord.com/plan_details.asp?PlanID=22156&PlanGraphicID=3468&np=true) that we've always wanted to build. We had an advantage over the other bidders, we stick frame nearly every house we build and this design featured a stick framed roof with the garage 45 to the house.
This job kept us busy through the winter '07-'08 and was one of the most enjoyable projects we've worked on. This was in large part due to the customer, Bernie and Joan. They could not have been easier to work with.
This job had a lot of beams in the floor and roof. The ceiling heights varied from 9' to 10' and then a vaulted great room. Plans called for the largest glulams and hangers I've ever installed. There was a 6 3/4"x27" GLB in the garage. The plans for this house were very detailed, but very well drawn. It went together very well and looks great finished. It is set in on a corner lot and looks very substantial.
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Design or Plan used: Alan Mascord
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