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June/August 2009 – PT Pine – Top Tier 22’w X 10’d – Bottom Tier 12’w X 11’d
-- Cheyenne - Nashville,TN
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#1 posted 08-03-2010 05:44 PM
Looks like you just became the favorite son-in-law! Or the first person they’ll call to fix anything else. Not sure if that is good or bad.
-- Jason - Colorado Springs
Eric in Florida.
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#2 posted 08-03-2010 05:55 PM
That looks like an awful lot of work, but it sure came out nice.I’m thinking the in-laws will think of other things that need doing now…..lolPS: Good luck with that baby Dad!
-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford
#3 posted 08-03-2010 06:17 PM
Indeed, it was nice to do but now all the wifes grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, etc… call for help with everything! It’s not bad though. It’s nice to be wanted/needed!
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#4 posted 08-03-2010 08:08 PM
Very nice. I don’t know how much you paid in material but I have a general idea…......and in my opion your added property value at least doubled that of the cost. Well done.
-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI
#5 posted 08-03-2010 10:17 PM
Thanks Mike! I think materials were right around $2500. I value engineered like crazy. If it were a paying client I would have probably spent more time/money value engineering than I would have saved in materails. Oh well, luckily I don’t do it for a living right now so I don’t have to worry about losing money the longer it takes me to do something.
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#6 posted 08-04-2010 03:22 PM
Nice Deck. I like the two-tier design. It makes it a lot more interesting.
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#7 posted 08-04-2010 07:39 PM
Beautiful deck. I like the milti levels instead of one big level with a huge set of stairs.
-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!
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#8 posted 08-15-2010 01:49 PM
Excellent deck. You do great work.
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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#9 posted 08-15-2010 01:53 PM
very nice…should serve well for years to come.
-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC http://whitdaniel.com
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#10 posted 08-15-2010 02:00 PM
Great deck design. How is it re: the light for the downstairs now? I have a somewhat similar config, but I am afraid of cutting out too much light.
#11 posted 08-17-2010 02:48 PM
Thanks folks! mtkate – i actually can’t speak to what it did for the downstairs light. it’s an unfinished basement and all of the windows are covered up with junk from the inside. I would definitely say it darkened it a good bit but it’s west facing so at least they get the evening sun.
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