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One of my major 2008 spring break projects, a 40’ x 10’ tall privacy screen. This thing is made from all recycled material, total cost 10 bucks for Portland cement.

A friend gave me 2 old redwood decks (10×12), which I hauled 10 miles to my house last year. Man, my wife was so proud of me when I drug them home. Almost as proud as when I hauled a beat up 50’s international harvester parts truck home and put a blue poly tarp over it.

But this spring break I ripped all the decking into a great privacy screen, which we plan on using as a trellis.

-- www.woodshopdude.com





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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 2278 days ago

I thought I was seeing double there for a minute. I was so focused on the swing that I completely neglected the fence in the background. Very nice. And an excellent use of “scrap” material as well. Normally this would have either been burnt or ended up in a landfill. You have given the redwood a new and useful purpose that enhances your home.

This is an excellent post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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griff

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#2 posted 2278 days ago

Great looking fence , like the design also
PS. some times i drag things to the house that makes my wife proud also.

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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Karson

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#3 posted 2278 days ago

A great big trelles. And a privacy screen to boot.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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RobS

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#4 posted 2274 days ago

Nice work, lots of ripping? How big were the boards to begin with? 2×4’s or 2×6’s?

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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mtnwild

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#5 posted 2126 days ago

A lot of work but worth it. You have my kind of budget, find it, strap it to the car, I’ll cut it up later.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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