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At the dawn of 2018, my thoughts return to a dream structure build.  I bought a pre-built Lawbre shell that I can bash... or at least use as reference for my roof lines for custom built house.  Does anyone know someone who did a miniature 2x4 build?  I think the wire runs are the biggest advantage, as you can run wire as you would normally, but how do you engineer, so you can finish?  I was thinking of using crescent mat board for the walls.  I love the concept of having a modular house; for easier access for room finishing.

It is the roof lines that provide me with the largest portion of the puzzle, so I think I enrolled in the Marc Adams school of woodworking Sterotomy class to learn more about this topic.  If I include a round tower, I can mount the roof on a larger lathe, but is there any wow factor to a roof done on a lathe?  or should I build the roofs properly with rafters?

Your thoughts and comments are most appreciated!

 

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