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#26 Footbag

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 03:59 PM

Scott H,
Have you ever done an observatory attached to the side of an existing building, say a garage?

Thanks!


Or a log cabin? :question:

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 02:28 PM

Hi folks. My apologies but the e-mail link in my original post didn't work.

If you used that link to order plans and didn't get a reply please try again at shorstman@neo.rr.com


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Posted 22 January 2013 - 02:31 PM

The email link is now fixed.

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 08:47 AM

When do you think the new plans will be available?

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 02:05 PM

When do you think the new plans will be available?


We're hoping to have the new plans ready to ship by May.

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 02:08 PM

Scott H,
Have you ever done an observatory attached to the side of an existing building, say a garage?

Thanks!


Or a log cabin? :question:


Sorry I missed this Adam but yes.

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#32 Scott Horstman

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 02:13 PM

Scott H,
Have you ever done an observatory attached to the side of an existing building, say a garage?

Thanks!


Hi Jason. missed answering yours too. We've done it a few times. Just depends on if it's practical for the existing building we're attaching to. We can generally come up with the design via e-mailing pics or drawings.

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 10:51 PM

I can say this much and that is Scott you do an admirable job on your workmanship. In the above add-on does the gable roof nestle in under the existing roof line fairly snug or a foot below. Does it then abut right up to a rubber gasket like feature that has side wall flashing incorporated above it? Probably several different takes dependant on the type of weather I'd think. :bow: Mike

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 11:01 PM

Thanks Mike. The roof fits pretty tight under the overhang of the other building.

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 11:03 PM

But I'm honestly not sure what the stucco guys put where the roof butts to the wall. Weather Guard or some other rubber seal will do the trick.

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 06:53 PM

Thanks all who have ordered the plans!

We still have several in stock if your planning a Springtime build.

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 04:09 PM

Thanks Scott, after looking at our new lot's layout, I will be going with a stand alone. I will be calling you this summer some time to set it up I hope!

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 10:03 AM

Very nice stuff. Wish I had a place to put an observatory. Too many dang trees.

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 07:23 PM

Any word yet on the newly updated plans?






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