Porch replacement

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Project by soapmaker posted 03-01-2014 11:54 PM 956 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This past fall had to replace an old porch stoop at my folks house. I had built the original in the nineties so it had a good run. She wanted it big enough to put the grill on since we were redoing it anyways. So I kept most of the design I used on the first one, thought it did okay. I am one of the few who build deck type structures and use things like a router and belt sanders to make everything friendly.

Due to unforseen situations and having to move, someone else will have to enjoy it for the rest of its time.

If I’d only waited a little longer, oh well, not exactly cabinets or furniture, but thought you all might like to see.

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#1 posted 03-02-2014 01:20 AM

Looks good to me

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#2 posted 03-02-2014 02:14 AM

Impressive. I hope whoever reaps the benefits of your labor will appreciate it.

-- Steve (North Louisiana, near Ruston)

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#3 posted 03-02-2014 02:23 AM

Nice job, nice design. Looks safe as well.

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#4 posted 03-02-2014 03:09 AM

Perfect post for our HomeRefurbers site. Nice work.

-- jroot

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#5 posted 03-05-2014 12:42 PM

Nice work, and I’m sure whoever is using it will appreciate the quality, and the ‘friendly’ details….. I too smotth things out on projects like this… especially outside corners on rails and posts… it makes for nice details, and doesn’t take much time at all….. and is very appreciated the first time someone bumps into a corner on a post!

-- ~ T.J. Hudson Valley, NY. It's all fun & games until somebody loses an eye!

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#6 posted 03-07-2014 02:21 PM

Great looking porch! Well made and sturdy, it should last for a long time for the family to enjoy. Great work!

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