Craftsman on the Park, Phase 2
Construction in progress for a second addition to match an earlier Craftsman Style makeover. Take a look at the first addition on Houzz. See the first transformation on our web site.
Builder: Jeff Becker Construction
Structural engineering: Gebau Engineering
Audio and video design: ListenUp
39. Tech and traditional coexist in this new media room. Click to see finished project on Houzz.
38. Two flatscreen TV’s and a projection screen provide adequate media for varied formats.
37. Finished room Winter 2012
36. October 2012
Deck rail complete; note solar panels peeking above the roof
35. October 2012
Eric tightens fasteners on composite deck rail.
34. Spiral stair detail
Ballusters and handrail of the spiral stair match the detailing of the deck rail.
33. Spiral stair
Space-saving custom spiral stair built by by Erick Becker and Lou at Quality Metal Fabrication.
32. Deck rail progress
Theo Merrin and Eric Decaria start with the newel posts and then add the horizontal members of the composite deck rail.
31. New driveway poured and curing
Garage doors installed and driveway poured and curing
30. Finish on trusses
Finish on exposed trusses almost complete
29. Truss detail
Stain and lacquer bring out the detail of the hand-distressed trusses.
28. Driveway prep
Ground prepared for new driveway that will have better slope and drainage
27. Click to view these carpenters setting cabinets on YouTube.
Interior trim carpenters Eric DeCaria and Erik Becker
26. Interior wood trusses ready to receive stain
Custom steel connectors hold together the truss members.
25. Bottom chord of a truss
The bottom chord of a truss has been carefully shaped and is ready to be fastened to the other truss members. A channel cut into the top will hold an LED strip that will illuminate the ceiling for soft ambient lighting.
A painter with Town and Country Painting masks glass and walls, leaving the wood trim exposed to receive stain.
23. Exterior bracket and trim
Exterior bracket detail, window trim, soffits, fascia, and shingles installed and ready to receive paint and stain.
22. Exterior trim carpenter
Exterior trim carpenter prepares wood for installation.
21. Siding and Exterior Trim
Scaffold in place, siding and exterior trim in progress. Because this house sits in a 100-year flood plain, the bottom courses of gray siding are water-resistant cement board. The wood siding matches the existing house. Also notice the flood vent cut into the wall.
20. Decorative Template
Template for decorative rafter fascia
19. Deck Framing
Eric and Theo, framers with Jeff Becker Construction, setting deck joists
18. Deck Framing
Deck framing in progress
17. Pier Cap
Column set through a stone pier cap
16. Deck Beam
Deck beam cut, assembled, and ready for hoisting
Building envelope insulated and ready for drywall
14. August 2012
Framed views looking southwest
13. August 2012
Family room framing looking northwest
12. August 2012
Roof trusses attached to existing house wall
11. August 2012
Roof framed over new family room
10. General Contractor in August 2012
Jeff Becker reviews details with his framing crew.
9. July 2012 – Framing progress
Framing progress seen from the existing driveway.
8. July 2012 – Lead framer
Theo Merrin, lead framer for Jeff Becker Construction, checks dimensions.
7. July 2012 – Floor joists
A carpenter walks on the floor joists above the reconstructed garage.
6. July 2012 – Mountain Concrete
Equipment of Mountain Concrete Construction
5. July 2012 – Garage slab
The crew of Mountain Concrete takes a break before finishing the new garage and patio slabs.
4. June 2012 – New garage foundation
Foundation for the new garage and patio columns
3. May 2012 – Original garage seen from the west.
West elevation (back yard) showing original garage attached to the house. It will be deconstructed and reconstructed to receive a new family room above.
2. Spring 2012 – Original garage seen from the street elevation
1. Spring 2012 – Drawing of east elevation, below, showing new garage and family room addition