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Live/Work Update: Kitchen Installation

15 Oct 2010, Posted by Shawn in Live Work, Showcase, Uncategorized, 6 Comments

Live/Work Update: Kitchen Installation


Long overdue, an update on the Live/Work project. We’ve finished the electrical, installed our cabinets, and getting ready for final inspections. Take a look at some of the photos from the last month.

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Video: Cable Railing for Decks and the DIYer

01 Sep 2010, Posted by Shawn in Live Work, Video, 28 Comments

Video: Cable Railing for Decks and the DIYer


Deck railings are usually either ugly and cheap or beautiful and expensive. We’ve developed a system that’s the best of both worlds – affordable and aesthetic. Check out the video to learn more!

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Live/Work Update: Gypcrete

16 Mar 2010, Posted by Shawn in Live Work, Suppliers, 5 Comments

Live/Work Update: Gypcrete


With the drywall in place, the radiant floor goes down and we’re almost ready for a finished floor on the second story. The Live/Work Blog follows the crew as they pour a layer of lightweight concrete (Gypcrete) to provide a matrix for the radiant system.

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Live/Work Video Update: Siding!

13 Feb 2010, Posted by Shawn in Live Work, Sustainability, 7 Comments

Live/Work Video Update: Siding!


A big day at the Live/Work project in Portland – the siding is up, and windows and doors are in. Weather be damned!

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Live/Work Update: Exterior Trim

01 Feb 2010, Posted by Shawn in Live Work, 3 Comments

Live/Work Update: Exterior Trim


Windows and doors arrive, and the “pretty in pink” house gets closer to being water-tight

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Live/Work Update: Roof, Electrical, Plumbing, House Wrap

07 Jan 2010, Posted by Shawn in Live Work, Sustainability, 6 Comments

Live/Work Update: Roof, Electrical, Plumbing, House Wrap


The Live work project gets a roof, we start the electrical, and the outside gets a pretty-in-pink foam treatment.

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Live/Work Framing Videos

11 Dec 2009, Posted by Shawn in Contractors, Live Work, Video, 2 Comments

Live/Work Framing Videos


These videos speak for themselves: watch as the walls go up on Portland’s Live/Work project!

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Live/Work Update: Framing!

07 Dec 2009, Posted by Shawn in Live Work, 3 Comments

Live/Work Update: Framing!


The wood arrived on site and our crew sets about framing the “work” portion of the Live/Work building.

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Live/Work Update: Concrete Slab

26 Nov 2009, Posted by Shawn in Contractors, Live Work, 4 Comments

Live/Work Update: Concrete Slab


The crew from All American Concrete showed up in force today – complete with two trucks full of concrete, a heavy-duty pump, and enough trowels to fill a wheelbarrow.

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Live/Work Update: Radiant Heat

25 Nov 2009, Posted by Shawn in Green, Live Work, Sustainability, 8 Comments

Live/Work Update: Radiant Heat


1000 feet of PEX tubing went down yesterday; it’s the beginning of the radiant heat system

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