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SeaClimb

climber
May 22, 2014 - 02:40pm PT
wow...that is a beautiful bow!! Do you sell these?
bamboo

Trad climber
pike co
May 23, 2014 - 06:25am PT
sea climb
I've been ramping up production and doing prototyping on this and some other ideas-but the answer is yes -I do sell them
I have an American longbow model that was my standard for a few years and the bow in the photo will be real close to the final design [initial tests were very successful!!]and this weekend the painters tape will come off and the final sanding/ finishing will done--i'll post pics when its nice and shiny!
here's one of the American longbow--
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guido

Trad climber
Santa Cruz/New Zealand/South Pacific
May 23, 2014 - 12:28pm PT
Awesome bamboo!
Edge

Trad climber
Boulder, CO
May 23, 2014 - 12:44pm PT
Beautiful work, Bamboo.


May 22, 2014 - 04:47am PT
edge
that's a sweet bedroom set!!
did you form the arches? or saw them? i can't tell if there is a headboard arch?
again really nice!!

The leg arches were formed from 7 layers of 1/4" solid cherry so the grain follows the curve; sawing them out would leave a ton of short grain and these legs hold a tremendous amount of weight. I don't expect the 70 year old who bought it to put much "lateral stress" on the legs, but you never know...

Bed leg arch.
Bed leg arch.
Credit: Edge

Clamping up.
Clamping up.
Credit: Edge

The headboard has a gentle radius top to bottom. I used 4 layers of 1/4@ hardwood ply with cross banding and then face veneer of book matched curly cherry. The ply layers were glued up in the vacuum bag, trimmed to size then picture framed on the edges with 1/2" solid wood. The surface veneers were then laid in over the whole mess.

L-R:  plastic covered to sheet, curly cherry headboard, curved veneeri...
L-R: plastic covered to sheet, curly cherry headboard, curved veneering form.
Credit: Edge

Pump, bag, and platen.
Pump, bag, and platen.
Credit: Edge

Bag & platen, vacuum drawn, and electric blanket.
Bag & platen, vacuum drawn, and electric blanket.
Credit: Edge

Headboard structure.
Headboard structure.
Credit: Edge
KabalaArch

Trad climber
Starlite, California
May 23, 2014 - 01:56pm PT
"Avalanche Ranch" slopeside Mammoth
"Avalanche Ranch" slopeside Mammoth
Credit: KabalaArch

The Gunrack
The Gunrack
Credit: KabalaArch

Kitchen appliances by bOFFI, Milan
Kitchen appliances by bOFFI, Milan
Credit: KabalaArch

M. Bed
M. Bed
Credit: KabalaArch

M. Bath
M. Bath
Credit: KabalaArch

Dining
Dining
Credit: KabalaArch

Living
Living
Credit: KabalaArch

Design: www.StephenKabalaArchitecture.com 2001-2007
Contractor: Rudolph Construction 2004- 2007

Client's program was very straightforward: "Make it warm and cozy, with plenty of stainless steel and plate glass..." My favorites, naturally, or I'd never have accepted the commission.

This property is on the market, now. Check with Sothby's...but if you have to ask...
Brandon-

climber
The Granite State.
May 23, 2014 - 07:28pm PT
I've been re-skinning a deck all week. Not much to brag about, but all I did for three years in Truckee was build decks. So, it's kind of fun and quaint to go back to doing that for a little bit.

Credit: Brandon-

Stoked homeowner

Mmmm.... plastic.
Mmmm.... plastic.
Credit: Brandon-

Mmmmm.... plastic.

Credit: Brandon-

Herringbone pattern on the border
eKat

Trad climber
May 23, 2014 - 07:43pm PT
Oh, Brandon, dood. . . I want a (plastic) Trex boardwalk running from the fairway to the summit of the drumlin, through all the wildflowers, where it would explode into an octagon with a little forest green yurt on it.

Right out here:

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Brandon-

climber
The Granite State.
May 23, 2014 - 07:48pm PT
I'm good with octagonal anything. Split the cost of a plane ticket, and I'll build you whatever you desire at a very reasonable rate.
eKat

Trad climber
May 23, 2014 - 07:59pm PT
WOW. . . that would be so rad. . . I've wanted this to happen for almost 12 years. Don't hold your breath. . . but. . . I will certainly keep the simmer goin' on this pot!

:-)
wilbeer

Mountain climber
honeoye falls,ny.greeneck alleghenys
May 24, 2014 - 07:58am PT
Re skinning decks seems to be going strong,great looking job Brandon.

Kabalaarch ,nice .

zBrown

Ice climber
Brujo de la Playa
May 24, 2014 - 11:00am PT
I like this type of connector which leaves a nice "smooth" surface.

drljefe

climber
El Presidio San Augustin del Tucson
May 26, 2014 - 06:39pm PT
Time to outfit my new rig, Morrison.

Credit: drljefe

I'm not much of a builder but I'm a decent McGyver.

Credit: drljefe

Credit: drljefe

Just want a simple bomber bed and storage for weekend runs up the mountain.

Credit: drljefe

Credit: drljefe

Credit: drljefe

Credit: drljefe

Leggs was a great helper. Chicks always look cool with tools.

"and together we will flow into the mystic"
SC seagoat

Trad climber
Santa Cruz, or In What Time Zone Am I?
May 26, 2014 - 09:40pm PT
^^^^^^OSM ^^^^^^^
(When my son was 4 he informed me he could spell "awesome")
Very nice! Beautiful rounded cuts. That is a first order "goin' to the hills" vehicle. Have fun! I don't see The Rosebud's throne just yet????

Susan
socialclimber

Trad climber
CA
May 26, 2014 - 10:29pm PT
The demo portion of putting in a new boulder at Sanctuary Rock Gym:

Taking down a Ben Moon style training wall.
Taking down a Ben Moon style training wall.
Credit: socialclimber

Getting to the original systems wall behind the Moon wall.
Getting to the original systems wall behind the Moon wall.
Credit: socialclimber

At the main wall... to be continued.
At the main wall... to be continued.
Credit: socialclimber

Charles
Melissa

Gym climber
berkeley, ca
May 27, 2014 - 12:03pm PT
The lion's share of the heavy lifting was done by our friend/contractor, but for the last six months my own weekends have been speant laboring on our Yosemite West vacation home (Sierra Haven) do over. I've climbed exactly once. Here are some before/afters taken w/ my iPhone. I need to get better pics.

http://www.sierrahaven.com …if you want to know more or stay. We finished this up at the last possible minute, so there are still some big empty blocks.

Kitchen Before…I joked that we should get wooden appliances too.
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Kitchen After…
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Main Area Before…
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Main Area After (new slate floors, lighting, furniture)
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Melissa

Gym climber
berkeley, ca
May 27, 2014 - 12:06pm PT
"Powder Room" off master bath before:
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And if you were wondering what was a worse idea than that wallpaper…it would be the carpet in the master potty nook.
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We took out the pocket door. Here's the master bath after:
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Melissa

Gym climber
berkeley, ca
May 27, 2014 - 12:08pm PT
Master Bed Before…we spent like 4 days stripping wallpaper from every surface in this house that was not wood.
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Master Bed After
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Melissa

Gym climber
berkeley, ca
May 27, 2014 - 12:09pm PT
Main Level Bath Before
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Main Level Bath After
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Melissa

Gym climber
berkeley, ca
May 27, 2014 - 12:13pm PT
Deck Before
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Deck After (Deck still needs more work.)
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Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
Maestro, Ecosystem Ministry, Fatcrackistan
May 27, 2014 - 12:18pm PT
Nice, Melissa!

DMT
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