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Juniper outdoor cover

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Project by junipercanyon posted 05-23-2012 02:50 PM 2401 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Almost done with my outdoor hangout. I need to put a fascia around the perimeter of the roof edge, finish building table tops over the top of the stumps that are the base for the vertical beams, and build a much nicer picnic table to go with it. I’ll eventually add a flat roof off the front to extend to the edge of the concrete, probably put in a juniper mantle and maybe a bar top somewhere.

I milled all the lumber from juniper with my Alaskan chainsaw attachment. The beams are 6×6, and the boards are 2x(Tapered) with live edge on the bottom. It took a pretty big tree to make the 14’ beam across the front. Its been a fun project, (a lot of work, but fun). All the trees I milled were going to be firewood, so it was pretty cool to give them a longer lasting purpose.

-- Juniper Canyon Design





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 05-23-2012 02:54 PM

Great use for the wood. Nice hangout. I use the Alaskan mill also.keep up the good work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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workerinwood

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#2 posted 05-23-2012 03:17 PM

Well done !! When is the party?

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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Nate Meadows

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#3 posted 05-23-2012 03:25 PM

Ok, I have to admit I am a little jealous here:). Very cool!!!! What an accomplishment. I love taking something from tree to timber, to project! You sir should be proud!

Very Respectfully,

Nate

-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 05-23-2012 04:48 PM

Very nicely done should serve you well.

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

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Kevin May

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#5 posted 05-23-2012 09:27 PM

Nice hang-out.

-- Kevin May "Making wood useful and fun!" www.kevinmaywoodworks.com

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jaykaypur

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#6 posted 05-23-2012 10:32 PM

Really like this! Like how you incorporated the fireplace as one of the “corners.” This will be a great hangout/picnic/BBQ spot! Great job.

Man…................. I wish I had one of those mills!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Martyroc

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#7 posted 05-23-2012 11:43 PM

Great hangout! Nicely done.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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junipercanyon

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#8 posted 05-24-2012 02:13 PM

Thank you everybody….Its been pretty enjoyable…..rain or shine we have spent many evenings the past couple of months hanging out by the fire.

-- Juniper Canyon Design

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Allanwoodworks

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#9 posted 05-24-2012 05:25 PM

Very Nice!

-- Ty, Up in Washington

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