A blog dedicated towards architectural refinement of buildings and environments in which we live, work, and play. Chiefly this is brought about by the author with finish carpentry at heart, and many other disciplines radiating or spinning off from it.

Monday, June 8, 2009

Final Stage ~ Finish Out, Cuerno Verde Estates

With the last load of panelling stained we finished out the job. There were quite a few more angles to work out.

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The valley rafters were capped with rough-cut pine stained a cherry color, the same as the floor.

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(Convergence of the valley rafters above.)

It is a challenge to try and depict it with photography because the end feeling is like a cozy tent made of wood.

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The point at which the three rafters merge with the shed roof to the southeast proved to be a puzzler resolved with creative trial-and-error framing, leaving a triangular cubby hole.

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This swing-arm wall sconce will make a cozy reading lamp some late evening.

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I got to put a decorative edge on a plank to be used for hanging coats.



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(View out the door to the rest of the house.)

We also hung a wooden screen door...

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...and built a potting bench out of rough cedar...

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...and put it in where the client wanted to have it for work on her gardening.

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