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I have been looking high and low for those "metal wall grids" they used to cover the edges of the plywood sheeting? I used this model as inspiration for a little room conversion I did in the backyard, using plywood paneling instead of drywall. The metal edge coverings would add just the right touch to give it that "finished" look; however, every hardware store and internet search yet comes up empty-handed. Does anyone know where to find these? I've tried searching for other uses, i.e., ceiling and flooring, but still nothing.
It would be nice if MSN would do a piece on the impact of 2nd homes in places like Winthrop where the locals who have lived there for generations can no longer afford to live and where homelessness is an issue. Rural communities feel the impact of urban people who come and
play in our backyard but dont support the economy. They stock up at Costco before coming so that they dont have to buy local, and even if they do contribute for a couple weeks per year they dont provide the economic generation of people who live here(in rural america) year round. I have pushed for years for a surcharge on vacation homes in property tax because it puts so muchn pressure on affordable housing.
All that said - I LIKE what the Maloys have done - living simply and not building McMansions is definitely more sensible.
A nice advertisement..... but in my view, what would be more helpful to anyone actually considering doing something similar to this..... Show how the cabin was built, materials used ect.... and include costs......
Just a thought.......