Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Posts Tagged ‘framing’

McBride Construction (and others…foundation by Caliber Structural and rough plumbing by Braco Plumbing) have this 484 SF ADU well on its way . It’s nice to see it take form. You can’t see one green innovation that is hidden under the slab. Instead of rigid foam insulation we used rigid rockwool. Concrete is high volume flyash. The framing lumber is FSC certified. The building will get a blower door test and it must meet a high standard for air tightness. (You can still open the window or turn on the ERV for fresh air, but your air won’t be trickling in through dusty cracks and crevices) Stay tuned for more. .

Read Full Post »

Contemplating the ridge beam

Garage from down the driveway

Rafters in and half the T@G 2×6 sheathing

Read Full Post »

Read Full Post »

Back

Back of house with big doors and windows

 

Steel Moment Frame

Looking form Living room through the dining and kitchen out the back. Steel moment frame and beam to be finished with gun blue and left exposed.

img_4464

Mastersuite rafters

New mastersuite on the second floor viewed from street

Front of house

2015-11-17-12-44-51

Before shot of front of house

Read Full Post »

Hopefully it won’t rain! We are getting ready for a new master suite on top.

IMG_3400IMG_3401

Read Full Post »

Ceramic Studio in Oakland

Small Inspector

Little tree in the corner

Read Full Post »

 

Addition at the back

I am very pleased with the progress on this project. Windows and doors are next!

 

Read Full Post »

Read Full Post »

I am excited to see this backyard studio take shape. Happy to have a skillful framer and a pile of kiln dried FSC certified lumber.  I stopped by just in time to help lift that big beam into place. A challenging job for a solo framer. 

     

Read Full Post »