BRIDGES

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I’ve built several arch bridges with middle school kids.

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This 12ft. arch bridge was built at Tualatin H.S..

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The garden bridges below were built for local clients.

 I built this 8ft arch bridge about 15 years ago. The Hinoki cypress on the left was recently planted.

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Here’s what it looks like fifteeen years later.

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Every couple of years I sand down the cedar and apply another coat of sealer, and replace the cedar deck boards as necessary .

 

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Looks like it’s time for another re-furbishment.

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This 12 ft arch contains 2 laminated ribs.

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Look closely and you’ll see each rib is made up of 7 separate cedar 2x4s.

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Here’s a better view. This bridge was dis-assembled, crated and shipped to Mill Valley in California

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This “floating” bridge crosses a 30 ft wide pond.

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