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Old 10-18-2006, 05:08 PM   #1
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In response to a PM from one our distiguished (overseas) members, - - here's a few more pics of the portico I designed and built.

Actually, - - my original design was to have it set 8" lower than it is, - - but the customer wanted the fascias to line up. Definite mistake , in my opinion, - - setting it lower not only makes it seem more cozy, but also offers better weather-protection. But other than that, it came out real good. I also shingled the whole roof at the same time, - - which made life more convenient. Roofing didn't even have time to flatten out yet when pics were taken. Did the job October 2 years ago, - - them pumpkins reminded me.

Got another customer wants the exact same one, - - but haven't found the time yet, - - he's only been waitin' a couple years so far

Apologies in advance if the pics are a little blurry, - - seems like mine always are . . .

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Old 10-18-2006, 05:13 PM   #2
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Here's the 'upshot' again for anybody who didn't catch it in the original post . . .


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Old 10-18-2006, 05:24 PM   #3
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Most impressive Tom!
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Tom,
Nice work, really added alot of appeal to the home.
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Old 10-18-2006, 06:24 PM   #5
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Very nice. I agree lower would've been better, but I didn't notice til you pointed it out.

I see you were rockin out while working. We have the same Dewalt radio.
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Thanks all, - - yah, funny thing about that radio, - - it's always the first 'tool' out of the truck, - - and the last one back in . . .
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- - it's always the first 'tool' out of the truck, - - and the last one back in . . .
Hey Tom, I thought that was you!



Hey, J/K. I couldn't resist.
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Hi Tom, just found the pictures tonight, could not find them before, great concept, great job and great pictures, I would like to do one, without the shingles, don't use them over here and would not know what to do with them. thanks again Roy
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Tom, I assume because the post is old the pics. are gone. can you repost them, I am working on a couple of proposals that my customer is seeking some options in portico design. Many thanks.

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