View of Douglas-Fir beam ends, prepared with tenons. Wet appearance of wood is fresh application of proprietary, citrus-based, oil finish.
Column prepared with mortise. Traditional, faceted, hard-wood peg will secure joint while actually pulling members together.
Another view of 8x8 columns prepared with mortises on two faces.
EPS foam blanks, weighed & recorded for quality control, ready to feed into SIP laminator.
Close-up view of SIP panel with foam removed to accept wood blocking.
Parked next to this interesting romantic style cottage while eating lunch in North Bennington. Masonry siding is constructed from small cobbles (stones) about the size of large potatoes.
Another view of stone cobble siding. Note unusual horizontal graduated coursing, growing in size from bottom to top.