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Posted by Larry in Angel Fire, NM on 9/15/2018 9:33:48 AM

This time it is the architectural.  Had one before but didn’t pass as all of the outside stuff wasn’t completed.  I had been under the assumption it was only to ensure I complied with the finishes and style that had been presented originally, but then was told it was also to ensure the exterior was finished.  So now it is. The past couple weeks have been spent going around and taking care of the last little items. Garage door trim is the last item and will be done today.  The exterior thresholds are done and turned out pretty good.  I had been pondering how to trim them out ever since the doors were installed in 2016. But the final idea was the best.


We continue to make slow progress on bunk bed frame materials.  They have been cut and planed, Sandra has sanded much of it and applied the weathering solution and the moisture content is dropping as we’ve had a full week with plenty of sun and no rain.  

Hopefully this weekend, we can start applying the window coating using the Skytrak to get us to the upper reaches.  With the good weather, the ground in the backside should have dried out enough to allow us to get the heavy monster in without bogging down.  But, with all the things we have on tap, maybe that chore will stretch into next week.

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A shot of the theshold process. First had to take a diamond balde on a grinder to cut the concreteto the correct height. Since the area to be covered is both the concrete core and the foam form, thinset was applied to the concrete section and large globs of silicone (which sticks to anything clean) to the foam. The stone slab is then set in place.
Different door than the one above here, but shows all of the stone set in place
Using a grout bag, much like a large pastry bag, to grout/caulk the joints. Instead of using actual grout, I used LogJam log chinking material. Wonderful stuff! It’s an acrylic-based material that has a grit included, a lot of air entrained and sticks to most things. We’ve used it on all of the stone, and stone/:window joints and it has held up extremely well. As it is used on log homes, it is flexible to allow for the expansion/contraction of the logs. But here it is still stiff enough when cured to work really well for these other applications. And it comes in a large variety of colors. Far more than regular caulk
Finished threshold



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