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Project by Cheyenne posted 1488 days ago 2548 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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#1 posted 1488 days ago

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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#2 posted 1488 days ago

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…
PS: Good luck with that baby Dad!

-- Having fun...Eric

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#3 posted 1488 days ago

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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#4 posted 1488 days ago

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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#5 posted 1488 days ago

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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#6 posted 1487 days ago

Nice Deck. I like the two-tier design. It makes it a lot more interesting.

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#7 posted 1487 days ago

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 1476 days ago

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 1476 days ago

very nice…should serve well for years to come.

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#10 posted 1476 days ago

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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#11 posted 1474 days ago

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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