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Rampathon 2019

Our 25th year as ramp captain for Rampathon makes this our 29th ramp built.  This year’s ramp is near Mt. Si in North Bend.  At a 2-step rise, a straight section at 15 lineal feet for a middle-aged Swede with centro nucleo myopathy: a muscle disorder that makes it difficult to walk up and down stairs. Ryan McCurdy was this year’s ramp captain, assisted by Jeff Powell, Chris Larsen, Jesse Jepson and Jamie Meredith. Many hands makes…

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AVATAR 2018

This year’s event was catered by El Gaucho at JM Cellars in Woodinville. The 2018 poster theme was “On Location” featuring the 2005 remake of The Longest Yard. Poster was created by Minuteman Press of Redmond. Woodinville Jr. Football provided jerseys, pads and helmets for the photos shot by Dai Ross Photography. Coincidentally, our football themed event was set at the same time as the Seahawks’ first post season game of the year. A/V components…

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“The Tenhulzen Yard”

This year’s annual company photo is a compilation of individual head shots to replicate the 2005 remake of The Longest Yard. Dai Ross Photography directed our crew of favorite jerseys into various positions. Our 5th AVATAR (Annual Vendor And Trade Awards Recognition) and 2018 poster release will be “On Location” at JM Cellars in Woodinville. Previous AVATAR events were “In Theater” (2014), “On Stage” (2015), “In Studio” (2016), and “Backstage” (2017). Annual photos from previous years are linked from the…

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2017 SAFE Award

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is the national parent organization for the state Building Industry Association of Washington (BIAW) and local Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties (MBA-KS). Although it is nice to be recognized at our local and state levels for craftsmanship, we find that national recognition is a bit more competitive. Traci Tenhulzen manages our safety program, which is designed at its core to ensure that our field crew…

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Panelist: Past, Present and Future of Remodeling

The Remodelers Council at the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties meets monthly throughout the year to educate, network and inspire.  The January 2018 meeting was a panel of 5 owners who were asked to compare then to now and peer into what the future might hold. Dunn Lumber’s podcast of the event is an unedited audio recording of the presentation to a room of roughly 75 council members.  Michael Tenhulzen can be…

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AVATAR 2017

Our Annual Vendor And Trade Awards & Recognition event was hosted “back stage” at our office this year. The theme for the poster was based on the Magnificent Seven remake, as suggested by our carpenters. Food and beverages were western-themed as well.   Nearly 30 attendees congratulated 7 award winners in the following categories:   Creative Solution Award: Becker’s Custom Cabinets for custom vanity mirror Safety Award: CTD Excavating for trenching extra deep footings Memorable Moment Award:…

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