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Copper finial

The finial on the cupola at the Dodge Center Courthouse in Mantorville was in pretty tough shape. The metal had rusted through completely in several areas, and the rest of the metal was paper thin. Ou [...]

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Post-Bulletin on Courthouse work

The Rochester Post-Bulletin had a nice article today about our work at the Dodge County Courthouse in Mantorville. [...]

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Wall decay

On an addition and remodeling project we are working on we discovered some problems from years ago. The home had a roof that joined against a wall. These are tricky areas to flash properly in that you [...]

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ABC Annual Meeting

Last night I attended the Minnesota Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) annual meeting and recognition dinner. It was held at the Radisson Conference Center in Plymouth. I had a fun time visitin [...]

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Cupola Shingles

We’ve stayed busy trying to keep ahead of winter weather at the Dodge County Courthouse in Mantorville. Our focus this week has been on getting the copper shingles installed on the cupola dome. The [...]

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Insulated Rim Joists

As you may know, construction work starts early most mornings. One of the advantages to that is that I get to see some beautiful sunrises. Yesterday morning I captured this scene as the sun started to [...]

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Geometric Shapes at Faith Lutheran

  We’ve started framing some of the roof system at Faith Lutheran Church in Dodge Center. The area over the new offices and bathrooms has a wood framed roof, using a combination of trusses and [...]

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River House finished

We have wrapped up our work at the river house remodeling project. This was fun for everyone involved in the work. The new west facing windows let in an incredible amount of daylight into the kitchen [...]

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Second Street Addition

This week we started another addition to a home in Northfield. We worked with this client for several weeks planning the addition and remodeling project. Some years ago we added a third floor to this [...]

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Carpentry work at Faith Lutheran

In spite of some pretty nasty weather we continue to move forward with our work at Faith Lutheran Church in Dodge Center. The foundation and concrete floor work was completed early last week. We have [...]

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