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Project by terrilynne posted 05-22-2011 04:43 PM 2559 views 2 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is what we’ve been up to lately. A 12’ x 24’ addition and bar.The Homeowners tell us what they want , I draw it up and Mike builds it with the assitance of the crew (ME) and I do all the painting, staining and poly. We ( MichaelA and myself) built this on an existing slab off the side of the garage. It did pose a bit of a challenge to Mike because the slab had a slope in 2 directions But is nothing for a stepper. It was hard to get good pics. The owners were decorating before I finished painting the outside! The view is awesome being lakefront. We also made the flower box under the window. This is what we do when we’re not carving and doing intarsia, now I can buy more wood! Mike also aquired some awesome mesquite stumps from the owner for carving.

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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#2 posted 05-22-2011 04:46 PM

I love it! I’ll take a Vodka and tonic please.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 05-22-2011 05:00 PM

You both do wonderful work and it shows! I first assumed that it was an addition for your workshop so you could have inspirations when working! (would be nice!)

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#4 posted 05-22-2011 05:08 PM

I wish it was our shop! Of course we wouldn’t get much work done LOL. PS. Please remember power tools and alcohol do not mix!

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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#5 posted 05-22-2011 05:38 PM

This is fantastic work.You guys make a great team :)

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#6 posted 05-22-2011 05:45 PM

if that doesnt put you in the mood for a guiness and a shot of jameson i dont know what will. Great work and what a spot!

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#7 posted 05-22-2011 05:46 PM

now there’s a real neighborhood bar

well done

can you walk to work there

or do you have to take a boat ride

nice view

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#9 posted 05-22-2011 06:37 PM

Nice job, and great view.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#10 posted 05-22-2011 07:07 PM

Very nice. If they know about it the whole lake will congregate that the bar! Thanks for sharing

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#11 posted 05-22-2011 07:14 PM

All that is left is Wasted Day’s and Wasted Nights” , a beautiful setting for some neighbor gathering. I’ll have a Bin Laden two shots and a splash thank you….BC

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#12 posted 05-22-2011 07:42 PM

Wouldn’t want to walk it’s about 3 miles from home. Could take the boat on a calm day.

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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#13 posted 05-22-2011 10:39 PM

ohhhhhhhhhhhhh, now I want a good pint o Guinness… oh, and a bag of M&M peanuts :) yum yum
looks grrrrreat

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#14 posted 05-23-2011 01:09 AM

Very nice

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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#15 posted 05-23-2011 03:30 PM

I think you should name it “Mcguilicutty’s” just because it’s an Irish name that rolls off the tounge. :) Great job!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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