Cathy Schwabe Architecture
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Woodside Guest House contemporary garage and shed
 

Woodside Guest House

View from Guest House Garage toward Parking court. Designed while at EHDD Architects. Photograph by David Wakely
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trusso23 wrote:
What type of stain was applied to the wood? The effect is beautiful!
     Comment   July 5, 2012
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Cathy Schwabe Architecture
Hi--
Thanks for the compliment -- I am chuckling writing this because this was was actually not done per spec. The wood is resawn Douglas Fir and the finish is a solid color stain by Olympic called "outside white". A tannin stain blocking coat should have been applied first -- this would have prevented the dark bleed through. So -- that is how you can create this look -- don't use a tannin block and at first the wall will appear white but in time, and if memory serves, this did not take more than a few months, the tannins will naturally bleed through . If you are worried it won't happen -- i would try a sample and wait and see.
Best,
Cathy
July 10, 2012 at 10:49am     
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lineu wrote:
for garage - what kind of flooring there are in this garage ??
   Comment   June 22, 2012
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Cathy Schwabe Architecture
Hi -
The floor is scored concrete -- with an epoxy sealer. Thanks for the question.
Cathy
June 23, 2012 at 7:39am     
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what are the dimensions?
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