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Redwood railing with copper pipe – Forestville, CA

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Point Richmond Railing

D D-B railing

Painted railing with decorative holes in the white pickets, contrasting black braces – Inverness, CA

Painted railing with decorative cross-shaped cutouts – Berkeley, CA

Redwood and Stainless Steel Railing – El Cerrito, CA

stainless steel with round posts

stainless steel with round posts – Michigan (Thomas Hardware Photo)

CAM00090

Simple Ipe railing – Oakland, CA

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Simple Ipe Railing – Oakland, CA

Redwood Railing – Berkeley CA

Cookie cutout railing – Berkeley, CA

painted wood railing

Diamond spaces between red painted slats – Albany, CA

ceder railing with floral cutout

Elegant traditional railing – cedar panels with botanical cutouts

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Last week Akhila gave me a tricycle tour of her crib.

She recently commissioned deedsdesign for an addition including a master suite, expanded kitchen, and family room.  Popping up the roof just a few feet allowed for a vaulted ceiling and high windows over the kitchen and an attic loft over the master.  The kitchen is on the north side, so the high south windows provide southern sunshine while leaving room for enough cabinets on the north wall. (click on the thumbnails to see enlarged drawings)

The dining room gets a lot of southern sunshine and has french doors leading to the deck.

The Lapeyre stairs provide easy access to the loft above.  We enclosed the loft with low walls to hide any boxes stored up there, but added open railings for the last 18″ or so.  This way the required 42″ tall “guards” don’t seem so tall and a bit more light circulates.

I didn’t get any photos of the loft  itself,  but it has built-in shelving and a fir plywood floor, finished with polyurethane. (As you can see the project isn’t quite finished yet)

The homeowner waited for me below while I toured the loft area.


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