This remote beach lies close to the project at the end of the trail to Pololu Valley. This is a roadless, virgin stretch of beaches that spans all the way to Waipio Valley. A trail connects them and provides access.
The frame arrives and the first bent is assembled on the ground.
The raising begins...
The frame is composed of Western Red Cedar 12x12's and 4x16's and 4x12's, surfaced on four sides and Select Appearance Grade.
The crew installing one of the Beams.
The 4x16's that eventually will hold the floor are installed.
Aerial view of the project. 4x12's rest on top of some 4x16's, creating a very strong structure.
Detail of the oak pegs used in the mortise and tenon joints of the frame.
Closer view from the air.
The floor underlayment is installed, 2x6 knotty Alaskan Yellow Cedar tongue and groove.
The wrap-around porch has Alaskan Yellow Cedar Clear Decking. The porch is covered in its entire length.
The rafters converge in a king pin.
Detail of the king pin.
The king pin as seen from below.
Detail of the different grades of the same species, AYC. The product on the left is clear 2X8 T&G with a brown stain, on the right is 2X6 Knotty T&G with a red stain, which is being used as an interior sub-floor.
The floor system as seen from below.
Alaskan Yellow Cedar is also used in the soffits, in this case 2x6 T&G select tight knot. Yellow Cedar is utilized throughout this project to capitalize on its moisture and insect resistant properties .
Aerial view depicting the finished roof system for both house and wrap-around porch.
The walls are single layered 2x8 Clear AYC flush joint tongue and groove.
Side view of the building, that showcasesone of the great features: covered all-around porch, covered porch/parking space in the ground level.
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