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As seen on Fox & Friends – May 22, 2022 Pauli and I are so excited that our friends over at Fox decided to follow this journey of building Pinhoti Peak. Even though we’ve done hundreds and hundreds of projects, we are learning so much while building this modern mountain cabin on top of Fort Mountain […]

Jun 1, 2022

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Pinhoti Peak is not a typical build! Everything is made of heavy steel, and there are NO interior load-bearing walls. Chip’s Tips & Take-A-Ways Supporting your roof independently from the house gives you the absolute maximum flexibility with interior space design, as well as the flexibility to rearrange and remodel easily with no structural changes in the […]

Jan 21, 2022

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Chip’s December check-in on Pinhoti! Despite the cold temperatures, framing is making progress and nd the floor trusses are stealing the show! Chip picked a product from TrimJoist® because this unique combination of open-web floor truss and a trimmable, wooden I-joist, gives our build a superior cantilever capability and the flexibility to trim the joists […]

Dec 31, 2021

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Let’s be honest… Chip is a perfectionist and when he does anything…he goes ALL OUT! That was certainly the case when we decided to build a to-scale model of Pinhoti. Having a scaled model of the home not only helps us visualize the details, but also helps us communicate our construction techniques, innovative spatial planning, […]

Dec 29, 2021

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Chip’s prediction: this is the future of residential construction! Why? We are not going to lie…There is a LOT of upfront work in the design and review process…and it’s very detail oriented. But pre-fabricated wall panels eliminate both extra on-site labor and material waste. The panels flat pack for easy shipping and on-site unloading, and […]

Dec 14, 2021

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As seen on Fox & Friends – December 5, 2021 Pauli and I are so excited for you to to continue following us on this journey of building Pinhoti Peak, and here’s the clip of our recent holiday check in on the morning show Fox & Friends: Even though we’ve done hundreds and hundreds of […]

Dec 5, 2021

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A new construction build will become exponentially more complicated when you’re not on site every single day to receive deliveries that can sometimes get rescheduled last minute. Pinhoti Challenge: How can we make receiving and storing our building supplies more convenient and secure when our property is located over an hour away? Pinhoti Solution: Our […]

Oct 19, 2021

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As the cost of building materials continues to surge, construction sites are becoming more susceptible to theft. And with our remote location, our project could look like an easy target. In fact, we had several people from the county’s building department, local building crews and others warn us of recent thefts along our forestry service […]

Aug 12, 2021

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