Blending this three-story addition with the existing home involved matching the cornice returns of the original structure.
The process started with full-scale layout scribed right in place, using mockups made from the trim materials.
Solid blocks bolted into place provided attachment for the built-out boxes, which we beveled to match the 8/12 pitch.
Next, we preassembled as many of the trim parts as possible on the ground, including the fascia — shownglued and clamped with Collins miter clamps. . . .