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Pressure treated deck. The weather and the view from this customer’s house was almost payment enough… almost.
-- Clay (Master Kindler) ~ Central VA
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#1 posted 11-20-2010 06:10 AM
Wow, that had’ve been hell on your saw blades!
That is one massive structure you constructed, and well done at that!
Did you leave any access/removable panels to be able to get under the deck, if the need arises?
Just how much lumber is that, anyway?
-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."
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#2 posted 11-20-2010 06:20 AM
That is not a deck it looks more like a boardwalk. Very good.
-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy
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#3 posted 11-20-2010 07:01 AM
AWESOME “piece” of work. Great job!
-- Glen - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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#4 posted 11-20-2010 09:03 AM
Hey Clay,Excellent job on a sweet house in a real nice setting….well done.
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#5 posted 11-20-2010 10:16 AM
You could land a plane on that clay! Just out of interest, how long did it take you from start to finish?
-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."
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#6 posted 11-20-2010 12:52 PM
Great looking deck, love the wide stairs!~
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
#7 posted 11-20-2010 04:07 PM
Hey, guys. Thanks for the good words. Yep, burned up several saw blades and good Porter Cable cordless drill. In the last photo you can see a temp lattice panel (put up to keep the owner’s dogs out) that was replaced latter with an access door. It took several deliveries from the lumberyard to bring it. Took me and one helper 3 weeks. I hired a couple of laborers for 2 days to assist with demo of the old deck.~Best
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#8 posted 11-20-2010 04:18 PM
well they know ‘class work’ anyway
whether they have class at paying or notis always a different subject
hope you made out
well done !
-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle
Eric in Florida.
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#9 posted 11-20-2010 04:35 PM
That is a whole forest worth of wood Clay !You did a great job.Plenty of room to have a LOT of friends over !
-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford
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#10 posted 11-20-2010 05:21 PM
How very Classy. Nicely done!
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#11 posted 11-20-2010 05:27 PM
Beautiful deck and home. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.
-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa
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#12 posted 11-20-2010 11:17 PM
-- Emmett, from Georgia
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#13 posted 11-21-2010 01:19 AM
always love a well built deck
-- Just hammering through life!!!
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#14 posted 11-21-2010 04:08 PM
Hat is one big piece of woodworking. Very nice and I am sure the loss of the drill came at the most opportune time. Steps look great also
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#15 posted 11-22-2010 06:31 AM
Wow. Great looking deck. Nice proportions and heavy post material. Excellent work!
-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)
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