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Coved Addition

Coved Addition

We were commissioned to remove a 1970's family room that had been poorly grafted onto a classic 1920's house and replace it with an architecturally appropriate addition. Coved ceilings and rich...

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Chicago Racine Ave Residence

Chicago Racine Ave Residence

Renovation and addition to an existing home in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago resulted in a radical transformation.

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Restored 1790 Carriage House in Water Mill, NY

Restored 1790 Carriage House in Water Mill, NY

This restoration of a 1790 Carriage House maintained the integrity of the original home, keeping the original structure and beams. Additions in the new three story home were added along with state of...

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A Relaxing Retreat

A Relaxing Retreat

The clients wanted to have an entertaining deck, but they also wanted to have a private covered deck accesible from their master bedroom. They wanted it to include a large fireplace as well as a few...

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Mountain Porch Retreat

Mountain Porch Retreat

Our region has an extended outdoor season that the homeowners wanted to take full advantage of. The existing deck was not adequate for hosting large parties and had no covered space for protection...

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Super-mod deck

Super-mod deck

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THis was a fun project, for a cabinetmaker frind of mine-- needless to say, he's particular about the details.  everything is cantilevered, the deck, the stairs.  And the trim board at the...

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Finishing trim around my windows and lattice work with raw posts

Finishing trim around my windows and lattice work with raw posts

I let the sun color the wood a golden brown then I added Blond thompsons water seal. I also did the lattice work and the post the same color

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Victorian (Queen Ann) Style Curved Porch {Mangaris}

Victorian (Queen Ann) Style Curved Porch {Mangaris}

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Hi. My name is Cliff Audet and I wanted to enter this porch that my crew and I built for my own house. The old porch was rotten beyond repair, so when we replaced it using the same details, we added...

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adding a living room and deck

adding a living room and deck

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Our little house was only 435 sqare feet after the living room was added it is 800 square feet with a great deck out the front My tip is don't start redoing your house in the winter LOL With thanks...

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The Rotten old front porch has gotta go! Has anybody used helical steel screw pile/piers?

The Rotten old front porch has gotta go! Has anybody used helical steel screw pile/piers?

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I have a 1922 house with a 1922 porch with dry rot in the floor and one of the walls. The covering is fine and will stay. No building permit required as long as i do not change the footprint. I am...

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Keauhou mauka replacement deck

Keauhou mauka replacement deck

The finished replacement utility area/garden deck.  Note new, ABS plastic drain vent on wall behind reinstalled utility sink.  New, capped hollow tile wall protects deck and serves as low...

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Double Decker

Double Decker

The upper balcony was falling off of the house, and the downstairs bedroom had only a window to the outside.   We designed and built a deck that is twice the square footage of the...

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Fly ash deck planks

Fly ash deck planks

I know what you’re thinking: “Oh brother…how much can these guys at Fine Homebuilding tell us about synthetic decking?” Well, at least one more thing, apparently. But first a...

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Ornate Hand Railing

Ornate Hand Railing

This deck was built with TimberTech Composite Decking and hand rail system.  The owner wanted "classy" look, so instead of the standard spindle selection, they chose "scrolls"...

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Deck with a view replacement

Deck with a view replacement

The orginal deck was 1450 sq ft, much too large for the area and in very unsafe condition. I replaced it with a smaller footprint but because it was still around 1300 sq ft I incorporated patterns to...

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Deck Redesign

Deck Redesign

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This deck was in desparate need of replacement and a workable design. Redesigned to make it more user friendly and to avoid all the extraneous railing which made it look like a prison. Also, provided...

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Mortise and Tenon, custom turned and carved mahogany deck railing (no fasteners used)

Mortise and Tenon, custom turned and carved mahogany deck railing (no fasteners used)

This railing was built in the fall of 2005 to replace a rotted railing on an existing fir deck. The client was planning on doing an ipe or maranti deck in the near future but needed to replace the...

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