Archives For Construction Observation

Deconstruction is an environmentally friendly alternative to demolition but why should you consider it?

Continue Reading...

The weather is finally starting to warm up and progress on the Cottonwood Modern house appropriately enough seems ready for Spring.

Continue Reading...

Progress is coming along on the Cottonwood modern residence – today we take a look at the cantilevered rooms and the stone work on the pavilion.

Continue Reading...

You might be surprised to learn that more tornadoes hit the United States than any other country in the world … Texas has more tornadoes than any other state … I live in Texas … and we have a tornado shelter in the Cottonwood modern project I have been working on.

Continue Reading...

Today we are taking a look at the Isokern wood burning fireplaces on the Cottonwood Modern residence. There are four all-together and are assembled from a kit of parts and are surprisingly affordable considering how well they work.

Continue Reading...

Cottonwood Modern

Bob Borson —  January 14, 2013 — 15 Comments

Progress is coming along on the Cottonwood modern residence – today we take a look at the structural pool, mahogany soffits, and a few other items of interest.

Continue Reading...

Refinishing Concrete Floors

Bob Borson —  December 3, 2012 — 34 Comments

Grinding and polishing my concrete floors technically started as an idea 4 years ago … but the time to do this properly came, and I’m not sure I was completely prepared for what that meant.

Continue Reading...