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Project by Ben posted 1285 days ago 1009 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, I didn’t know that I would enjoy woodworking prior to building a Pergola for my wife. Although not intricate, or close to perfect, it has made me want to do smaller projects and lit my wood fire so to speak.

-- Wood is good.





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jjwoodshop

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#1 posted 1285 days ago

Very nice job! I really like the ground level deck. I have an area at the new house that we are debating over what to do, pavers, patio, I like this idea of more decking!! And of course I like pergolas as per my earlier project post. Thanks for the idea!

-- "If you are not prepared to be wrong, you will never come up with anything original." - Sir Ken Robinson

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Ben

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#2 posted 1285 days ago

Yea, the deck wasn’t too bad either. Treated lumber, but you could use the more expensive synthetics if you don’t want to treat it or obtain that wood aged look. I plan to spray a coat of the cheap Thompsons water seal on it twice per year. A fairly quick process.

Also, My wife and I disagreed on this. She initially wanted pavers, but while researching the actual cost of good pavers, the deck won. The gravel, sand, and paver stones are much more expensive than I thought.

-- Wood is good.

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#3 posted 1285 days ago

Neat personal space! all you need is a bbq XD

-- GX

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Ben

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#4 posted 1285 days ago

And a bar….

Thanks!

-- Wood is good.

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