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Old 02-19-2011, 06:16 PM   #121
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Looks great...... sorry I didn't mean to yell.
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Old 02-19-2011, 09:37 PM   #122
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Well done old one!

Thanks for posting the finished pics.
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Old 02-22-2011, 01:33 PM   #124
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wow. takes some cajones to take on a project like that. And you pulled it off brilliantly. well done!

you've definitely got some good before and after photos to save there for sure
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Great work thanks for sharing pics of the finished result scary project indeed
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Old 02-27-2011, 01:26 PM   #126
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I just finished this from start to finish, have to say I'm impressed with how it all turned out! I have done mostly new construction, but lately here there is more remodeling to do, and I am finding out that remodeling, repair takes more skills in a lot of ways than new construction! I really enjoy reading these posts and learning more how to do things.
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I just finished this from start to finish, have to say I'm impressed with how it all turned out! I have done mostly new construction, but lately here there is more remodeling to do, and I am finding out that remodeling, repair takes more skills in a lot of ways than new construction! I really enjoy reading these posts and learning more how to do things.
Thanks Brian and everyone else for your
comments and help with the initial approach
to this project.

Brian,
This is exactly why I started this thread.
Its a little out of the ordinary,even for me.
With the shortness of new construction,and
the move towards remodeling,education is the
key to kind of leveling the playing field, and
coming out ahead.

The labor to material ratio on this one was
about 5 to 1.There are no formulas to calculate
this kind of project or many other Redo's so
I pretty much drew on past experiences of
working on these older structures and what
hidden damage is likely to be found.Getting
at some damaged areas cost much more time
and aggravation than actual material costs.

That's why I did an initial pre-bid cut through
and knew where 90% of the work would be.
If I didn't get the job,the HO agreed to pay for
the inspection and reassembly.

The whole challenge of this one was in the
approach.A lot of the earlier comments I
received help me sort through any potential problems
and they were all appreciated.
In the end,saving most of the original structure was
the most cost effective way to go,and landed the bid.

HO is very happy as the other bidder wanted to do a
complete tear down and rebuild.
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Old 02-27-2011, 09:13 PM   #128
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Yeah, that looks much better.
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Old 03-19-2011, 07:12 PM   #129
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Old 03-19-2011, 08:13 PM   #130
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Just found the second half of this thread.

What an amazing job you did here skill and tenacity on highest levels

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