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Past completed projects featuring comfortable yet functional outdoor spaces suitable for living in the mountains of Western North Carolina.
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Dean Shea wrote:
How does this meet code requirements? - If this is more than 30" above grade, code requires no more that 4" ball can fit between balusters and railings must support 200# of lateral force.
   Comment   December 4, 2013
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We were not involved with the final design and installation of the bridge.
December 12, 2013 at 9:20am   
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catwoman52
Dean, This was obviously built for decorative purposes. It's also only a foot off the ground so safety is not really an issue.
January 5, 2014 at 4:43pm   
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joeymustang2001 wrote:
whot trees you use for the handrail. tanks - whot trees you use for the handrail.tanks
   Comment   April 29, 2013
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These trees were salvaged from the property when the site was cleared for the house construction. I am not sure about the top rail, but the free form panel infills are made with rhododendron (also salvaged from the site clearing).
May 7, 2013 at 1:44pm   
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Stacey wrote:
how long before the hand rail rots? i love that look but dont want it to go bad in 2 years
   Comment   February 2, 2012
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Diana Ewald
Love this look ! I have so much lumber I have to cut down here and there on my acreage and would like to use it for this purpose
October 12, 2012 at 9:38pm   
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Don Snyder
In response to Stacey: Raiks almost just like these were common in my neighborhood a former old Quaker Resort. Installed in 1904 they were still in decent shape in the 1970's. With great saddness sorry to say they willmost likely outlive you Stacey.
June 15, 2013 at 7:14am   
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