Renovations

Slab Ecstasy

Slab Ecstasy

I had the opportunity to work with a beautiful old slab, which became the counter top for the front desk at the Maple Rose store in Nelson, BC. Janet, the owner of this Waldorf craft and supply shop, found the slab and was inspired to incorporate it into the newly renovated space on Baker Street.

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Curved Beam Rafters

The rafters were the brain exercise on this curved roof, as the birdsmouths and end cuts changed on each one. Every rafter had to be calculated precisely and custom cut to ensure they would properly fit the angles of the curve.

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Laminating Curved Beam

Part of the remodel we are doing in Nelson calls for a covered deck with a curved roof. Using a solid timber to create this beam would have required an enormous old growth tree and lots of cut off waste, so we used a different strategy to mitigate waste and achieve the complex curve.

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Glass Shower Stall

The glass shower stall chosen by the owners suited the clean lines and contmeporary look of the bathroom. We were hung up a bit on finishing the shower stall because the shower doors were back ordered, and the plumber needed…

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Electrical In-Floor Heat

Self-leveling cement was poured over the wiring of the in-floor heat system to level the floor. Then Schluter-DITRA was layed down in preparation for the tile. Usually under tile, two layers of 5/8″ plywood subfloor is necessary for the proper…

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