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Project by Cheyenne posted 08-03-2010 04:41 PM 2615 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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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Jason

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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

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Eric in central 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…..lol
PS: Good luck with that baby Dad!

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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Cheyenne

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#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!

-- Cheyenne - Nashville,TN

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ohwoodeye

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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

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Cheyenne

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#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.

-- Cheyenne - Nashville,TN

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BuilderMan

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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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RexMcKinnon

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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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helluvawreck

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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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Dan Hux

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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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mtkate

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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.

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Cheyenne

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#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.

-- Cheyenne - Nashville,TN

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