Little Bridge for A Customer's Pond

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Project by Tulsapiano posted 04-24-2012 05:08 PM 1670 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A lady asked me to replace her old “bridge” with a new one. The old one had a ridiculous arch in it that cause many people to slip and fall if it was even slightly wet. I wish I had taken a picture of it. I put three 2×4’s underneath and tapered them at the ends to meet the ground. I am always surprised by how inexpensive deck wood is. At Lowe’s, a 12 foot board was only 5 bucks. I think that’s cheap, but maybe I’m wrong.

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#1 posted 04-24-2012 06:33 PM

Great looking bridge. I bet the lady is thrilled with it.

-- They say many people die because of alcohol. They never realized how many of them are born because of it.

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#2 posted 04-27-2012 03:00 AM

This is very nice with the splayed, angled ends and a comfortable width that you could walk on without looking. It fits seamlessly in the surroundings and will look even better after weather aging.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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