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DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 01-27-2012, 06:42 AM
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Posted By jesselfout
Not really, I was more just amused by the...

Not really, I was more just amused by the rambling :D Thanks for you advice and help and no you didn't get too technical at all, good to have some technicality with design. That's how I brew.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 01-26-2012, 08:15 AM
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Posted By jesselfout
Bridgeman, I certainly did Google it but as...

Bridgeman,

I certainly did Google it but as you see by my posts I wasn't that successful. I wasn't really too found of the flaptop rounded corners either actually, but that's the greatthing...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 01-25-2012, 08:35 PM
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Posted By jesselfout
this looks neat

http://americanwoodworker.com/blogs/tips/archive/2009/11/04/draw-huge-arches.aspx
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 01-25-2012, 06:41 PM
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Posted By jesselfout
Holy cow: ...

Holy cow: http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/14345/how-to-draw-an-arc-when-framing-an-arched-doorway
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 01-25-2012, 06:20 PM
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Posted By jesselfout
Thanks for the input guys

indeed, they were too tough in sketchup, and that wasn't even real wood. We have a couple arches that are original to the house but maybe after we talk to the engineer we'll just give up on...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 01-25-2012, 05:25 PM
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Posted By jesselfout
Thanks for the reply

Gotcha, this wall sits on a steel ibeam which is in the foundation.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 01-25-2012, 04:37 PM
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Posted By jesselfout
Please explain

So just remove the kitchen living room walls entirely?
Span of the of existing arch to the stairs is about 12 feet.
I guess I really need to get an engineer in here to see what's possible.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 01-25-2012, 03:33 PM
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Posted By jesselfout
Thanks for the reply

Definitely going to consult an engineer for the modification of the supporting wall.

If I understand you correctly, you think that, unless all the arches can be the same size I should instead do...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 01-25-2012, 02:10 PM
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Posted By jesselfout
Opinions on Remodel Design.

I've attached a sketch of my proposed remodel, it's an older home (1939), small 1400 sq. ft. split between three levels. Right now the space is divided up a lot, I'd like to put a pass through...
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