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Old 12-14-2017, 06:20 PM   #21
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Side it with some cedar shakes. They are both cheap and a great look.
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Old 12-14-2017, 06:26 PM   #22
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If you want funky and different, you can do a roof like this
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Just don't build it sideways.
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I'm liking this. We're all weird in the PNW.
A visual.

There are recessed lights in the shed roof also.

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Old 12-17-2017, 01:16 PM   #25
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Was also contemplating extending the gable overhang and supporting it with timber trusses and posts.
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Was also contemplating extending the gable overhang and supporting it with timber trusses and posts.
Can you get matching roof material or going to reroof?

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This is starting to look like work...
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Can you get matching roof material or going to reroof?

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It's 36" ribbed panel metal with exposed fasteners. I'm sure I can get it.
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Can you do inserted beams to carry the new trusses to avoid the posts?

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Can you do inserted beams to carry the new trusses to avoid the posts?

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Sure but I think posts could look cool.
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Sure but I think posts could look cool.
Id do the beams just to keep the posts out of the way.

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https://www.style-your-garage.com/en...garages/Other/
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add returns on the gable roof. Also, you could accent the garage door with a small eyebrow roof with matching returns.
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Don't want to come across as a naysayer,keep your money in your blue jeans. While you can add some trinkets to attempt to add some visual interest,you are fighting an up hill battle. The overall composition / cut of the building is awkward ,thereby never allowing the building to have much pizzazz, no matter how much money you throw at it. Live with it til you can start with a blank sheet of paper.
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"Form follows function..." the most beautiful building to OWN is the one that is most profitable..... maximize INCOME, minimize costs and maintenance....

Boring companies have boring buildings.......

maybe a little sales model/ show room also...

Aren't kitchen islands generally the same height as the countertops....?

And that Alaskan Newel post, that couldn't be any plainer, in this world.
Not, wrong, just Plain.

For centuries newel posts were where the home builders commented on the Home Owners...
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"Form follows function..." the most beautiful building to OWN is the one that is most profitable..... maximize INCOME, minimize costs and maintenance....

Boring companies have boring buildings.......

maybe a little sales model/ show room also...

Aren't kitchen islands generally the same height as the countertops....?

And that Alaskan Newel post, that couldn't be any plainer, in this world.
Not, wrong, just Plain.

For centuries newel posts were where the home builders commented on the Home Owners...
Oh no, are you looking at my web site? I don't even let clients look at that! It represents the first 25% of my career.

My work was good for the market I was in.

I've learned a bit since rural Alaska, but still learning.
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Damn it! My offer was over asking price and they have chosen another buyer.

Thanks for all the help anyway.
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Damn it! My offer was over asking price and they have chosen another buyer.

Thanks for all the help anyway.
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Damn it! My offer was over asking price and they have chosen another buyer.

Thanks for all the help anyway.


Don't fret,there are more fish in the pond. Stuff like that a lot of times turns out for the best.
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Don't fret,there are more fish in the pond. Stuff like that a lot of times turns out for the best.
I agree

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