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Project by TysonK posted 285 days ago 583 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife wanted to buy a simple arbor for the side of our house. Naturally in puffed up indignation I forbad it and insisted I’d build one. I drew up a few variations in SketchUp, found some cedar flooring on craigslist, got her approval and here it is.

I put it up before putting a finish on it, just using some thinned Tung oil to wipe on. I haven’t built one of these before, so hope it holds up ok, but she’s happy so will count this one as a success!

-- -- Tyson





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BusterB

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#1 posted 285 days ago

I not sure which impresses me more….the arbor or your sketch-up!!! Very nice job on both.

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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mmh

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#2 posted 285 days ago

Nicely executed!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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sras

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#3 posted 285 days ago

Nice!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 285 days ago

This is really nice. You did a fine job on it.

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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TysonK

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#5 posted 283 days ago

Thanks all. Ya BusterB, I’ve been using SketchUp longer than working with wood, sadly I finish many more projects in SU than ever see real life. Oh well.

-- -- Tyson

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 281 days ago

It looks good and sturdy. Great design, like the cedar and happy wife means happy life. Great job!

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