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Project by BGW posted 509 days ago 979 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I probably should have blogged about this build. Seems that I’m always getting questions about how to go about above ground pool decks. This was my largest surround deck (the pool is 24’ in diameter). Built out of pressure treated lumber, and it took me about 50 hours (with help, of course).

-- Bob, Indiana, "Well done is better than well said." -Ben Franklin http://www.bgwconstructionllc.com/





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indgreg

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#1 posted 509 days ago

very sharp but the way the weather is going around here it will be august before warm enough to use it lol

-- greg indiana

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 509 days ago

Looks very good, a shot of the sub-deck would have pretty much explained how you did it.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 509 days ago

It’s very nice and I’m sure the clients were well pleased.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 509 days ago

Beautiful, I really wish it looked like that here now.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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woodshaver

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#5 posted 509 days ago

Nice work! Jim has a good point! People that want to use your knowledge would love to see the structure under the decking. It could be a huge help of them. Pictures are like gold on LJ’s.
I know how labor intensive this can be after building a few myself. PT wood is very heavy and it’s not just about doping out the build, but moving all that lumber is exhausting!
The deck looks really good!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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BGW

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#6 posted 509 days ago

Unfortunately, this is the only picture I took of the early building process. Next time, I will take more. Thanks for the kind words.

-- Bob, Indiana, "Well done is better than well said." -Ben Franklin http://www.bgwconstructionllc.com/

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ohwoodeye

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#7 posted 508 days ago

Very nice. I love pools. I love decks. This project is great.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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