a breezeway in the remodeled beach house
Sunset, Thomas J. Story

Recycled Resources

Joe recommends saving materials from around the site. "I'm most proud of pulling the original rough-hewn Douglas fir siding off the house and carefully milling it for beams, doorjambs, trim, and all the baseboards. I also recycled scraps of beautiful black walnut from a previous job and used them for all the interior windowsills, and cedar from a shipping crate for the sliding bedroom and den doors," he says.

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