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stosh

Darth Bailer
Jul 20, 2001
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N8 said:
Gagarge snob.... the auto is the most importaint thing for the American Family...
yeah but your house doesn't have to show it!!!

One of my LARGEST complaints about houses these days if they have NO front door.

Plus I would have saved and not used brick and spent the money on a good architect.
 

jacksonpt

Turbo Monkey
Jul 22, 2002
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Vestal, NY
nice... I like the arch thing - I assume that between the kitchen and dining/family/room?

If I had to do it over again, I'd build in more architectural interest.
 

stosh

Darth Bailer
Jul 20, 2001
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NY
The picture that shows all the sound batt insulation, what is that finish wood around the top for?
 

N8 v2.0

Not the sharpest tool in the shed
Oct 18, 2002
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The Cleft of Venus
stosh said:
yeah but your house doesn't have to show it!!!

One of my LARGEST complaints about houses these days if they have NO front door.

Plus I would have saved and not used brick and spent the money on a good architect.

Saved and 'not used brick' do not go together son... :p
 

N8 v2.0

Not the sharpest tool in the shed
Oct 18, 2002
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stosh said:
The picture that shows all the sound batt insulation, what is that finish wood around the top for?

That's not finish wood.. its good ol' #2. That makes a recessed cove in the master bedroom ceiling for some rope lighting.
 

N8 v2.0

Not the sharpest tool in the shed
Oct 18, 2002
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jacksonpt said:
nice... I like the arch thing - I assume that between the kitchen and dining/family/room?

If I had to do it over again, I'd build in more architectural interest.

Arches will feature bullnosed corners on the sheetrock.
 

Westy

the teste
Nov 22, 2002
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Sleazattle
No trees on the lot? I don't think I could live in a house that didn't have some good shade trees. My biggest complain about my house now is being build on a hill that slopes down to the south I have no really large trees that can provide full shade to the house in the summer time.
 

narlus

Eastcoast Softcore
Staff member
Nov 7, 2001
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behind the viewfinder
stosh said:
yeah but your house doesn't have to show it!!!

One of my LARGEST complaints about houses these days if they have NO front door.

Plus I would have saved and not used brick and spent the money on a good architect.
precisely. you don't have to devote ~40% of yr front house profile to a garage. or at least you shouldn't.

N8, that post you made a while back about Dwell made me search out a couple of issues. it's got a lot of ideas which i like. the cut-n-paste housing designs of today leave a lot to be desired.
 

stosh

Darth Bailer
Jul 20, 2001
22,208
372
NY
narlus said:
precisely. you don't have to devote ~40% of yr front house profile to a garage. or at least you shouldn't.

N8, that post you made a while back about Dwell made me search out a couple of issues. it's got a lot of ideas which i like. the cut-n-paste housing designs of today leave a lot to be desired.
just look at all the houses in the background, they are all identical!!
 

N8 v2.0

Not the sharpest tool in the shed
Oct 18, 2002
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narlus said:
precisely. you don't have to devote ~40% of yr front house profile to a garage. or at least you shouldn't.

N8, that post you made a while back about Dwell made me search out a couple of issues. it's got a lot of ideas which i like. the cut-n-paste housing designs of today leave a lot to be desired.

I agree with you but the cost of those homes is crazy! I'd love to do away with the 9 in 12 pitches on these roofs... it makes for a huge attic space but wastes a ton of lumber.
 

N8 v2.0

Not the sharpest tool in the shed
Oct 18, 2002
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Westy said:
No trees on the lot? I don't think I could live in a house that didn't have some good shade trees. My biggest complain about my house now is being build on a hill that slopes down to the south I have no really large trees that can provide full shade to the house in the summer time.

Well this subdivision is in a huge cotton field... so no trees.
 

stosh

Darth Bailer
Jul 20, 2001
22,208
372
NY
Just to let you know N8, arched door ways, brick facades, and funky wall colors do not make a house nice.
They are cheap and easy ways to sell dumb Americans.
 

stosh

Darth Bailer
Jul 20, 2001
22,208
372
NY
N8 said:
Thanks to the architectual review committee for the subdiv...
Yet another reason why I would rather stab myself in the eye then live in the a Subdivision.

Sounds like good ole communisim.
 

stosh

Darth Bailer
Jul 20, 2001
22,208
372
NY
The cheapness of the above posted lights is such a great example of the quality of the design of the above homes.

Why would you even spend a penny on thoes lights so you can feel like you have a super clean look and then they have $.0001/ft electrical wire hanging down right next to the suspension cable?
 

Tenchiro

Attention K Mart Shoppers
Jul 19, 2002
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New England
stosh said:
The cheapness of the above posted lights is such a great example of the quality of the design of the above homes.

Why would you even spend a penny on thoes lights so you can feel like you have a super clean look and then they have $.0001/ft electrical wire hanging down right next to the suspension cable?
I thought those were speakers...
 

N8 v2.0

Not the sharpest tool in the shed
Oct 18, 2002
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stosh said:
The cheapness of the above posted lights is such a great example of the quality of the design of the above homes.

Why would you even spend a penny on thoes lights so you can feel like you have a super clean look and then they have $.0001/ft electrical wire hanging down right next to the suspension cable?

I donno... it was how they were made and the home owner loves them.