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Project by Jchon Paradise posted 08-28-2007 06:55 PM 1334 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Not too much to say about this one…

Our backyard isn’t terribly large and has a downward slope to it… so we decided to do a little weekend project (OK – 2 or 3 weekends by the time we got ourselves outside in the Texas heat) to give ourselves a little more useable space for entertaining and relaxing.

So between my in-laws and I, we threw this together without too much headache.

-- Jchon - Denton, TX





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 08-28-2007 07:02 PM

Looks very inviting!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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TomFran

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#2 posted 08-28-2007 07:23 PM

Very nice!

This is a “practical” woodwork solution that will provide many enjoyable occasions.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#3 posted 08-28-2007 08:10 PM

Very nice deck project, it looks like a cool place to be .

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Thos. Angle

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#4 posted 08-28-2007 08:30 PM

That looks like fun

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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cajunpen

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#5 posted 08-28-2007 10:18 PM

Nice deck – see it didn’t take long to put it to good use :-)).

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#6 posted 08-28-2007 11:30 PM

that was the easiest deck I’ve ever built—easy as 1, 2, 3.
First the frame and next thing you know, we are sitting down and enjoying it :)

The space looks So much larger now. I’d have thought that a deck would make it look smaller.. but it didn’t. Good design.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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jockmike2

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#7 posted 08-28-2007 11:36 PM

Good work, something you’ll enjoy for a long time. jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Greg Mitchell

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#8 posted 08-29-2007 04:14 AM

Great job on the deck Jchon. Looks like a nice place to relax.

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, AR--gdamitchell@sbcglobal.net

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WayneS

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#9 posted 08-29-2007 05:56 AM

Looks like a great place to spend a summer evening. As my grandmother always said “It’s porch sittin weather.”

-- Wayne - Newbie looking to learn!

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jembo

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#10 posted 08-29-2007 10:46 AM

Excellent backyard retreat, nice work, giving me ideas…...

-- James - Geneva, Switzerland

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