Monthly Archives: August 2012

An Unexpected Window Saga…..With a Happy Ending (so far!)

There’s a popular saying here in Maine…. “we’re all set” ….to signify that the current situation is perfectly fine. Window selection had so far been the most time consuming and vexing aspect of EdgewaterHaus.  That was all behind us.  We … Continue reading

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Finished Foundation and Floor Framing Oh-Ohs

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The foundation for the main house is complete.  Time to start framing and sheathing the main floor deck while we wait for Shawn Woods to excavate the footings for the attached slab-grade garage and three season room. There’s not a whole lot … Continue reading

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Factory Built Roof Trusses

We’re making progress! We’re completed the footers and Logix foundation.  The factory built walls panels are also finished, awaiting delivery.  Production of the Bieber windows is underway in France.  The framers are installing the wood I-beams and floor deck.  We still … Continue reading

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Architectural Drawings posted

I just realized that I had neglected to post the EdgewaterHaus architectural drawings that we are using for construction.  I have now placed them in a new tab on the home page entitled “Architectural Drawings.”  Click on this tab and … Continue reading

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Casting EdgewaterHaus to a wider audience

I am pleased to report that EdgewaterHaus now has a much wider audience. Green Building Advisor, a subsidiary of Taunton Press, publisher of many magazines including Fine Homebuilding and Fine Woodworking, has begun republishing extracts of this blog.  They have … Continue reading

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Factory Built Wall Panels

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Even though the concrete is still fresh in the Logix ICF block foundation, and the material for the main floor deck is yet to arrive, it’s time to think about walls. Our main floor walls are not structurally complicated.  Here’s … Continue reading

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