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“Our Lady of Gaudalupe” Cord Wood Chapel, St. Patricks Parish, Chesterton

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Father Meade in action!

Father Meade in action!

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The Chapel is made from 12″ split logs from the large oak trees that fell when the tornado came over top of the church and through our town a few years ago. The logs where then laid in mortar and saw dust. It was a very time consuming process and took a little longer than we all expected.

We used special ordered cedar rough sawn 12 x 12 timbers for the main structure and then 2×8 rough sawn cedar for the rafters so they could be exposed along with the 1×12 rough sawn cedar planked┬áceiling.

 

The pews are from the old St. Pats church in town and the alter and pictures were hand made by a few members of the parish.

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The Gage’s SIP Timber Frame Home

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Nichiha Premium cement board siding, metal standing seam roof and Pella windows

Nichiha Premium cement board siding, metal standing seam roof and Pella windows

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Gage's Family Room

Gage’s Family Room

Schilling Lumber Cabinets, Viking appliances, Butcher block countertop

Schilling Lumber Cabinets, Viking appliances, Butcher block countertop

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No corner boards? Mitred corners, compound cuts.  Very tricking and time consuming, but turned out great!

No corner boards? Mitred corners, compound cuts. Very tricking and time consuming, but turned out great!

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