Structures

by H.James Company
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Board & batten siding The exterior of this renovated and uplifted porch is clad with rough pine boards and battens, lovingly painted by the owner.
1   The exterior of this renovated and uplifted porch is clad with rough pine boards and battens, lovingly painted by the owner.
Second story addition As the supervisor for this major project, I worked full-time here from mid-September to its Christmas completion. This work included building the first floor...
2   As the supervisor for this major project, I worked full-time here from mid-September to its Christmas completion. This work included building the first floor addition, demolition, installing windows & doors, taping & trimming.
P1090574 Years later I added an eyebrow over the doors to keep the weather off.
3   Years later I added an eyebrow over the doors to keep the weather off.
Roof off My father visiting the site while the roof was off
4   My father visiting the site while the roof was off
Addition The addition, set on block walls (by Gary Prinsen), is framed and the second story has been started.
5   The addition, set on block walls (by Gary Prinsen), is framed and the second story has been started.
Balcony railings & framework For this second story balcony I laid down a tongue & groove pine floor, clad the beams, set posts, made railings and later screened the whole thing in.
6   For this second story balcony I laid down a tongue & groove pine floor, clad the beams, set posts, made railings and later screened the whole thing in.
Garden Shed A simple garden shed can still be made attractive by adding details like this belfry and using natural wood finishes.
7   A simple garden shed can still be made attractive by adding details like this belfry and using natural wood finishes.
Dutch doors These double dutch doors were made on site with cedar siding applied to plywood.
8   These double dutch doors were made on site with cedar siding applied to plywood.
Pavilion When the call came for some sort of pavilion over this already flag-stoned and landscaped corner of a greenhouse grower's property, preferably incorporating old...
9   When the call came for some sort of pavilion over this already flag-stoned and landscaped corner of a greenhouse grower's property, preferably incorporating old beams left over from an earlier demolition, the design came fairly easily (for once) and the construction proved most engaging. Except for the roofing, I did this whole thing solo.
Pavilion design The CAD generated 3D views of this pavilion sold the concept.
10    The CAD generated 3D views of this pavilion sold the concept.