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6109 Residence Update 3

Another update on the "cathedral". The exterior shingles are done and the trim is done. Interior foam is done and the wall insulation is also done. The tabs for the new steel tie rods are ready to go. Sheetrock should be going in soon but until there is a complicated little section of roof that needs some attention. We'll have some more pictures coming up soon. Stay tuned! ...

5002 Residence Update

If you've driven down Wornall into the plaza you might have seen this. The screen wall from the exterior is pretty much done and looks great. A closer view. This was the first time we've worked with this material, DassoXTR, and our first impressions are good. It is a great alternative to Ipe, though it is a little more expensive, it is actually more dense and a lot straighter. The downside is that is only comes in 6'...

C2 Residence Update

This project has been zooming along with the hope of finishing it in time for some holiday houseguests. Ian says he never likes to promise projects will be finished around the holidays but he seems to have done it yet again and as we get closer (these pictures are from last week, we've been busy) It looks like it is going to be possible. Windows are all in and the new drywall is in an mudded. The amount of light...

Belvedere Update 31

Belvedere keeps moving forward! Site work continues and little by little the piles of material are getting smaller. The third bay of the garage is ready for stucco and the adjacent retaining wall is done. Final colored coat of stucco is on and looks great. The screen porch is stuccoed as well and the screen frames and wood paneling will finish off that side of the house. The wrought iron railings on the adjacent deck are in and now the roofing...

Belvedere Update 29

Another site visit and few new pictures. The trees are greening up and the house is getting harder to see but here is the view from the road. It is difficult to see but most of the railings are in, and the stone is pretty much done on this side. The cast stone tile is in for the upper terrace. There is a lot of it. They are waiting on a few trim pieces and then install of that stone can...

6718 Residence Completed!

We've posted extensively about this project as we've encountered some interesting snags along the way. I won't cover all that but here are the links to the previous posts if you are just starting to follow along or if like us, it has been long enough that you don't remember everything that's happened that a look at the following: Intro, 1, 2, 3, 4. We'll wait while you check out those other links...

Belvedere Update 26

Another Belvedere post! We are now into the finished stuff. The stone front porch with brick edge is done as is the water element next to it. There is some beautiful stone work just on these two parts and they make a great introduction to the house. The stone fireplace install continues. The hardest part is done. The main mantel is one large piece and weighs around 1800 lbs. It was rolled into place using rigging and a cart made from...

Custom Gate II

RDM had another opportunity to do a little woodworking to add the icing on top of a recently completed screen porch and patio we designed.  Plantings will be used to visually screen the new patio from the street but the walk faces the street and they wanted something to give them a little privacy and to make sure people coming to the house know this isn't the main entrance. Matthew built this gate like a piece of furniture and it was...