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Re: Big Dave's honey do's; what Big Dave does when handling/not handling twins
« Reply #400 on: February 21, 2018, 01:16:33 AM »
I don?t think it needs a build thread, already have a unused house thread.  I?ll think about it

It should have camera wires(cat6) everywhere


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Re: Big Dave's honey do's; what Big Dave does when handling/not handling twins
« Reply #401 on: February 24, 2018, 09:38:01 AM »
I think we found brick.  Picture to follow the snow removal to open the truck door

A black coal color with black grout around the garage and for the soldiers course, a mixed red black brick with grey grout on the lower portion of the home.


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Big Dave's honey do's; what Big Dave does when handling/not handling twins
« Reply #402 on: February 24, 2018, 07:21:06 PM »
We picked these two colors out,

The coal color I could not take a photo with out the shine on the photo, it?s is about as black as a truck tire with out tire shine.


Remember I didn?t pay the design to mod the plans to match our elevation.  The basement will be about 30 inches in the ground with 9 foot ceilings, floor joists, than 9 foot walls again. It will look about like a two story home

The garage doors are going to be 15 ft tall and planning on wrapping the brick all the way to the roof line for the garage wall and hardy where print shows stucco
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Re: Big Dave's honey do's; what Big Dave does when handling/not handling twins
« Reply #403 on: February 24, 2018, 07:34:02 PM »
If you can think of this type of house with out the roof lines but the same off set height of the garage and the main floor



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And just like that all of the colors and stuff picked for the house

Hired a home decorator at $150 a hour and was done in 2 hours. Everything complete minus my countertop stone




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Will you adjust the design and have brick cover the concrete foundation/basement down to final grade?  All that raw concrete would negatively impact your design and overall look of the place IMO.
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I am not what the plan is, the front of the home between the front door and garage wall will be back filled with dirt.   The basement window will have a window well so it can be all flowers and garden area.


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Any pics from the designer?
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I find that, if nothing else, the $150/hr for the designer is like a referee to settle differences with the wife without having an argument.

Gonna look great Dave.  Is that little door next to right of the main garage door the doggie door??
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Sorry Jr, no pictures from the designer. 
Yeah about that door Tex.   I think it?s getting cut out or moved to the far back of the garage


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Signing papers on our construction loan next week


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And soul is sold to the devil now


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And here is our lot.

150x150 feet


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I know that has to be exciting.  What?s that behind  you there?


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Older farmer, I have waved but haven?t had a chance to chat yet.  He sits on a little over a acre of property.   Not sure what is in his garage yet either.  Seems like a nice enough chap


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What size was your lot?
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I believe he said 150x150
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1/2 acre is all, 


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1/2 acre is all, 


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I wish I had a half acre, or more......:tongue:
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We are taking applications for neighbors Nate,  the more people I pick the less I will hate


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I knew he said it earlier, just didn't feel like looking.
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Exciting times! Congrats Dave!
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