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Bluff Plantation traditional-porch
 

Bluff Plantation

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Julia Fano wrote:
How wide is this porch?
   Comment   March 30, 2014
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It is about 10 feet wide.
March 31, 2014 at 5:51am     
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lpisme3 wrote:
What color stain would I use to get this look on wood floors?
   Comment   March 10, 2014
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Hi Lindsayking777,

Like Frederick + Federick Architects mentioned, Ipe is a species of wood. It's a tropical hardwood that is as dense and strong as steel. It goes by the common trade marked named of Ironwood or Pau Lope. The color is amazing and it's one of the longest lasting woods available.

This porch decking looks like a work of art and the boards being perpendicular to the house gives it a unique look. Wonderful porch Frederick + Frederick
April 22, 2014 at 3:07pm   
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Laurie Bixler
I just purchased some online porch rockers made out ot "ironwood" and they are beautiful and same color.
May 10, 2014 at 5:38am   
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Linda Graham Interior Design wrote:
is the top of the railing painted cypress? - Stained?
   Comment   May 20, 2013
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It is painted Charleston Green
May 21, 2013 at 5:21am   
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owlin wrote:
Rocking chairs - Could you tell me where Did you purchase the rocking chairs?
   Comment   May 11, 2013
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The owner had them
May 27, 2013 at 11:20am   
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kmshell wrote:
Shutter size and spacing between windows please
   Comment   January 26, 2013
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kmshell
Thank you...who is the manufacturer of these? Beautiful Home!
January 26, 2013 at 8:48am   
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They are custom made
January 26, 2013 at 9:50am   
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tcutbirth wrote:
What material is used on the floor?
   Comment   January 21, 2013
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Ipe
January 21, 2013 at 3:03pm     
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cochardm
How do you maintain the rich, dark, original color of the Ipe? I want to use Ipe for a covered screened porch in GA and am concerned about the graying/maintenance? Or would that not be an issue because it would be less exposed to the elements?
April 3, 2013 at 6:48pm   
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jsegreti wrote:
What is the height of the railing?
   Comment   October 26, 2012
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36"
October 26, 2012 at 8:39am   
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Jeanie Correa wrote:
shutters - are the shutters painted that color or is it a wood stain? I love the natural color! Please share the color name with me. Thanks.
   Comment   October 12, 2012
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They are painted Charleston Green
October 12, 2012 at 11:18am   
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jsegreti wrote:
I like to replicate the railing, how far apart did you space the spindles (balusters) ?
   Comment   October 11, 2012
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Code requires the opening to be less than 4". We typically space them at 4" o.c.
October 11, 2012 at 1:50pm   
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Rosa Brancati_Schulz wrote:
love this porch! ... what is the size (depth and width) please..?
   Comment   September 28, 2012
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8' deep
October 8, 2012 at 6:11am   
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gmacaluso wrote:
What material is used on the ceiling?
   Comment   June 14, 2012
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T & G Cypress
June 14, 2012 at 3:18pm   
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what stain?
July 10, 2012 at 7:00pm   
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cinderellarow wrote:
Any problems with t&g Ipe expanding and contracting? - I am replacing painted composite porch floor and love the look of Ipe but am worried about using t&g Ipe because my porch occasionally gets rain blown in. But I don't want it to look like a deck either which is what worries me about spacers. Any ideas?
     Comment   March 15, 2012
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Ipe bleaches/fades to silver very quickly on its own
March 8, 2013 at 2:33pm     
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Can T&G Ipe be painted and is a better choice than using T&G fir decking?
May 5, 2013 at 1:55pm   
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cinderellarow wrote:
Is that Ipe on porch floor? - Did you use Ipe wood on porch floor? If so, was it done tongue and groove or with spacers? It looks as I'd the porch might get wet during rain storm.
   Comment   March 15, 2012
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It is Ipe T&G
March 15, 2012 at 1:02pm   
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dmorrison wrote:
what type of railing and post .thank you
   Comment   December 9, 2011
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Custom designed the pickets are 2x2s all the wood is cypress
December 9, 2011 at 4:43pm   
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cjmobird wrote:
Sapphire - What is the size of the porch?
   Comment   August 28, 2013
larawin wrote:
Deck board size - What are the dimensions of the individual Ipe planks that were used here? We are doing a similar porch and I'm trying to decide between 4" and 6" wide. Yours looks so nice, I'd like to go similar to your look. And if you recall the thickness used as well, that would also be helpful..thanks!
   Comment   March 26, 2013
lbucelli wrote:
Ipe stain color - What color stain (& manufacturer) is on the Ipe floor? Thank you.
   Comment   February 7, 2013
robind wrote:
who manufactures the ceiling pendant
   Comment   January 5, 2013
katiedistler wrote:
What kind of siding - Did you use real wood siding or hardiplank for the home? If real wood, what type? If hardiplank, which kind? Thank you!
   Comment   August 11, 2012
ellagrace1 wrote:
Beautiful porch! What kind of skirting is on the front?
   Comment   April 14, 2012

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Margaret Everton added this to Merging into the Outdoors
Set out extra rockers or wicker furniture. For geographies with bugs, line up citronella candles and a small fan.
This long porch benefits from the structural repetition on the right and the windows on the left. Each helps break down the space, and the structural bays help define smaller areas for seating.
Here's a close-up of the Lowcountry porch, complete with lovely railings, traditional shutters, windows with transoms, lovely lighting, plants and beautiful wood underfoot and overhead. One of the best ways to make sure your porch is at its most welcoming is to add plenty of comfortable rocking chairs.

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