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Xabia Jim 04-05-2008 07:42 AM

Cool Slate Roof
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up in the Pyrenees where slate is plentiful....

talk about a rustic look!

james 04-05-2008 09:48 AM

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Isn't that great. You just can't get that look with machine-made materials. Or as Carrie said -- oh my gosh.

Thanks for that one Jim.


gjbingham 04-05-2008 10:22 PM

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Cool pics XJ - must weigh a lot huh? The trusses must be super strong to support a rock roof!

james 04-05-2008 10:56 PM

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The weight of the stone roof is why the English cottages in the Cotswold, when my father-in-law lives, have such a high roof pitch.

Xabia Jim 04-05-2008 11:10 PM

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I think Ford moved one of those cottages to his Greenfield Village Museums in Dearborn.

That place is a two day trip worth the visit!

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