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Project by sticks4walking posted 01-17-2010 09:40 PM 1366 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a deck my son and I built last year. This was how he earned money for his first car.

-- Mike, Somewhere in Indiana with a splinter or two!





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woodworm

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#1 posted 01-17-2010 09:42 PM

Very cooool project.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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nailbanger2

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#2 posted 01-17-2010 09:46 PM

Very nice deck, I like the idea of the lesson better.

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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sticks4walking

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#3 posted 01-17-2010 09:49 PM

Same here. The car may last longer now that he knows he had to PAY! Yeh right.

-- Mike, Somewhere in Indiana with a splinter or two!

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 01-17-2010 09:52 PM

Very cool deck well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Jimthecarver

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#5 posted 01-17-2010 10:29 PM

Very nice addition to your home. And paying for the car and it lasting longer…lol My first car was paid for by me and wrecked by me as well. Lesson learned after the um, customization/wreck of the car.
Thanks for the post.

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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sticks4walking

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#6 posted 01-17-2010 11:04 PM

I wish. No this is a job we contracted. He really earned his oats on this one.

-- Mike, Somewhere in Indiana with a splinter or two!

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hunter71

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#7 posted 01-18-2010 01:04 PM

Something he will long remember. Good job, dad.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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RexMcKinnon

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#8 posted 01-19-2010 05:48 AM

Can’t put a price tag on the lessons learned on a project like this. How to build a deck, how to work with a client, how to make money, etc. Plus family time. Bonus.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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John Gray

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#9 posted 01-22-2010 05:31 AM

Beautiful!!! I love the open look if I were to build a deck it would be very similar.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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