That's quite a project. Neat and nice overall design. Good job.
I like that old tree, off to the side. The homeowners should try to highli
ght that tree (I'm thinking they have considered that). It's a nice natur
al feature for that whole scenario. My thoughts: It has lasted the test o
f time, for a California site.... I'm thinking landslides survival, though
it may not be in a vunerable area. I like unusual trees as that.
Reminds me, somewhat, of a 60's era mindset/comment(?): Outdoors is In. I
ndoors is Out.
The patio benches: Rather than straight backrest rails, both upper and low
er are curved. Curved are more appealing, +1. Expanding on that, similarl
y curved vertical slats might look nice, also.... this small seat came to m