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Project by MasterSergeant posted 07-08-2015 11:51 AM 2113 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just completed a much needed irrigation storage system (garden hose reel). A carpenter friend gave me a large amount of tongue and groove cedar just to get it out of his shop. I was in need a a place to store my garden hose utter than the ground by the bib. I finished the project with Penofin Premium Finish so it should last a long time. I’ll mount the reel on a long pike I’ll drive deep into the ground. This will make a very nice addition to our garden!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction





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#1 posted 07-08-2015 12:34 PM

Excellent! Looks great.

-- Chris K

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#2 posted 07-08-2015 12:40 PM

Really good looking and a great addition to any garden.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Ampeater

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#3 posted 07-08-2015 01:15 PM

That is the best looking “irrigation storage system” that I have ever seen. My wife just saw it and said “it is too pretty” to be outside.

I would like to see a picture of the “system” when it includes the hose reel.

-- "A goal without a plan is a wish."

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#4 posted 07-08-2015 01:39 PM

Really nice.

Thanks for sharing it.

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#5 posted 07-08-2015 04:36 PM

Nicely designed and built!

I really like the inset vine.

I see you have it on a 4 by 4. They make a post base that gets put into concrete and then the 4 by is actually screwed onto the top of it. We used those for the HOA mailbox battery and for our own door side benches.
That way when the bottom of the wood decays away repair is just unbolt/screw and put on just a new post on top. No Digging. Lowe’s or HD either one has a few different types. Might be a better solution than driving into the ground. .

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#6 posted 07-08-2015 06:53 PM

That is a nice hose reel very decorative with the inset and also practical .
A nice addition to a garden ,

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#7 posted 07-08-2015 07:13 PM

Looks good ! And way nicer than the old car tire rim I bolted to the wall at our last house :-)

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#8 posted 07-08-2015 11:31 PM

Really impressive.

-- George Coles, https://www.jarrahworks.com

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#9 posted 07-09-2015 06:37 AM

EXCELENTE TRABAJO SARGENTO!!!!!
AHORA ARROJE ESE BALDE DE ASERRÍN
QUE ESTÁ EN EL TALLER!!!!! (:-)

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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#10 posted 07-09-2015 07:30 AM

Kelly,

Nice work on the hose tidy, after looking at your home construction photos, (and being late for work in the process because they were so interesting) I can understand why you would be as meticilous with your hose project.

I like Joe have a rim bolted to the wall, a bit bland after seeing your post.

A couple of questions
1. How did you do the branch work?
and an associated question regarding your workshop
2. Why is it elevated instead of being in the basement?

I enjoyed watching the video showing the wooden hoist in operation.
Seems you have everything covered, so I will have to pay more attention to your post from now on!

-- Regards Robert

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MasterSergeant

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#11 posted 07-10-2015 01:33 AM

@robscastle and all the rest thanks for the nice compliments!!!
The workbench you see in the pictures is made from 2×6’s on edge. I got the idea off the web to build a bench for around $175, and I believe the plans are still floating around. Nice sturdy bench!!!
The house has a finished basement with a TV lounge, hobby room and a full 2 bedroom apartment, the only place left for my shop was on top of the garage!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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MasterSergeant

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#12 posted 07-12-2015 12:34 AM

I got the islands installed today, they look nice in the yard.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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