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Park Model Deck w/ Storage Drawers

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 02-23-2015 06:34 AM 1782 views 1 time favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is our new 8×23 ft. deck that I built last month on our park model trailer in the High Chaparral RV park in Arizona. The build process is in this blog ( http://lumberjocks.com/Slovenian/blog/49889 ). It has 2 44×18x 85 storage drawers under it and an inboard set of steps on the back end. It is carpeted and has a 36” high railing and separate railings for the steps. All railings are doweled and screwed on. It is finished with Olympic stain.
Cheers, Jim

I just finished the latches for the roll out drawers, they will be installed in Jan ‘16. One side needed longer fingers than the other. The red handles have 2 pins in the end that fit in the holes in the latch axles. I made 2 in case I lose one.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!





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BobWemm

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#1 posted 02-23-2015 07:28 AM

That is a great job Jim. Done to perfection.
I love the storage trolleys.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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Cliff

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#2 posted 02-23-2015 07:42 AM

Jim, Very nice!!! It looks nice and roomy and just the spot to relax in the evening. You put a lot of work into that.

There is some nice blue sky visible in the background too.

Regards,

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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#3 posted 02-23-2015 09:29 AM

Looks great Jim.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Tooch

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#4 posted 02-23-2015 10:50 AM

Awesome work, those drawers will add a ton of storage and the wheel supports will make them very convenient.

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#5 posted 02-23-2015 10:57 AM

Jim- that appears to be a well thought out deck project…the storage idea is awesome!!!

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#6 posted 02-23-2015 01:22 PM

Outstanding storage space, drawers are very nice with those large wheels.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Roger

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#7 posted 02-23-2015 02:41 PM

Gr8 fabrication, and it adds to the look really nice.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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doubleDD

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#8 posted 02-23-2015 02:41 PM

Perfect for sitting back and having some r & r. Well done.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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luv2learn

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#9 posted 02-23-2015 04:03 PM

Jim, its obvious that you thought deck project this through down to the tiniest details. It looks professional.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#10 posted 02-23-2015 05:59 PM

Nice.

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#11 posted 02-23-2015 08:21 PM

That’s a great build Jim, you’ll be able to hide a multitude of goodies in these drawers, a real practical idea & I bet some of the other guys will be looking for similar opportunities of their own
well done as usual mate
Cheers
pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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TannerTurnings

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#12 posted 02-23-2015 10:35 PM

GREAT JOB Jim! Looks amazing, well done!

Keith.

-- Keith, Norfolk England. Why Burn it when you can Turn it??!!

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kiefer

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#13 posted 02-24-2015 12:27 AM

Nice addition and some extra storage .

Klaus

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#14 posted 02-25-2015 05:08 AM

Nice porch, Jim! The storage drawers on wheels are great and I really like the inboard steps! Very professional job. Looks like lots of relaxing evenings and mornings will be enjoyed there! Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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Jim Jakosh

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#15 posted 03-01-2015 01:00 AM

Thank you all for the nice comments. I don’t get on the internet very often down here so it took a while to post it.
This deck sure gives us some nice added living space. I sleep out there in a lounge chair a lot!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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