jARCHITECTS: Jim Rymsza, AIA
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Craftsman Second Story Addition craftsman-exterior
 

Craftsman Second Story Addition

A complete tear-off and new second floor now graces this this Seattle bungalow. A 3-Star Built-Green remodel, new energy efficient details were used through-out.

This home was featured on the Cover of Fine Homebuilding Houses Issue #203 Summer 2009
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ponce8499 wrote:
what is the width of the tapered columns. Top and bottom?
   Comment   March 10, 2014
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jARCHITECTS: Jim Rymsza, AIA
The top of the column is 6 1/2". The square base (top of plinth) is 12" and the column is 8 1/2" where it meets the base. The plinth is 1'-4".
March 10, 2014 at 11:45am     
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Jeanette Edwards wrote:
Paint - I really love this color. Can you please let me know the name and brand? Thank you.
   Comment   January 27, 2014
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kellywalker211
Were you able to locate the color? Or even the manufacturer?
February 20, 2014 at 6:31pm   
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The paint is Rhodda...not sure of color.
March 10, 2014 at 1:13pm   
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Dervan Sadewa wrote:
mohammaad derri avandi - beautiful
   Comment   December 11, 2013
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John Marshall Custom Homes
I love this house! What are the dimensions of the footprint?
December 16, 2013 at 11:34pm   
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jARCHITECTS: Jim Rymsza, AIA
The footprint is 1,000sf. This is the footprint of the original house, except for the front porch, which we added. The upper floor addition adds an additional 800sf. There is also a full semi-finished basement and a large back deck. It sits on a 5,500sf lot in Northeast Seattle.
December 17, 2013 at 8:47am   
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ibsons wrote:
What is the color of the house?
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I don't have the paint list available at the moment, but will try to find it...sorry. -Jim
November 2, 2013 at 8:59am     
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pihulakdr wrote:
What type of siding is this house finished in?
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Beveled Cedar Siding w/ 5" exposure.
August 20, 2013 at 7:48pm   
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Julie Amshey wrote:
What is the front door color? - Front door color?
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The door color is Kelly Moore, 'Seattle Red', 74 semi gloss oil. -Jim
July 30, 2013 at 9:57am   
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tiffanyvyoungren
The colors are great! What color of paint was used for the house and trim?
September 29, 2013 at 7:23pm   
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Kea Alfred wrote:
SQFT? - I saw the before picture and you did an amazing job with this house. How big is the "new" House?
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Kea Alfred
That's great! We live in a 750sf one level home (30ft wide) in DC with a huge yard. We want to add on about 1700sf so I'm just trying to get an idea of what options we have. Thanks for getting back to me so fast.
July 11, 2013 at 10:27am   
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Good luck with your project! -Jim
July 11, 2013 at 10:36am   
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sevenreeses wrote:
Where did you find that railing? What material is it?
   Comment   May 23, 2013
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Are you referring to the front porch railing? That was site built out of cedar. -Jim
May 23, 2013 at 8:51am   
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Janet Herbers_Pywell wrote:
What did the before look like? - I have a one store Craftsman that i would like to add a story too as well.
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ilhandzx1m
just beautiful. I dream of doing this to my style-less 1940's rambler someday!
August 3, 2013 at 4:08pm   
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Thanks for the kudos! All in all, the project worked well for us. We sold the property and recouped our investment, made a small profit and became neighborhood heroes for preventing a tear down and overs-scaled replacement. -Jim (j ARCHITECTS)
August 5, 2013 at 9:25am   
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nickevans2 wrote:
what was the exterior paint color?
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The color is Weathered Wood by IKO.
January 19, 2014 at 9:14am   
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It's truly a lovely home. I love it.
March 14, 2014 at 7:11pm   
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