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New Patio Door (2009)


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Installing a new patio door.

12 files, last one added on Sep 16, 2009
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Kid's Garage and Workshop (2008)


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A small project to make a place to park the kid's Power Wheel's jeep outside becomes a larger one to create a true kid's "garage and workshop"!

26 files, last one added on Jul 31, 2008
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William's Playground (2006)


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In early August 2006, we built a playground for William. As usual, we took some pictures along the way.

22 files, last one added on Aug 05, 2006
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Building Our Deck (2005)


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In 2005 we demolished our old deck and replaced it with a new, larger one. Follow along with our "deck blog" written at the time and see how it was done!

30 files, last one added on Mar 30, 2008
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New Railings (2004)


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In February-March 2004 we replacing our wrought-iron stair railings, which were pretty dated looking, with new oak railings.

17 files, last one added on Mar 30, 2008
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Building Our Shed (2003)


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In July-August 2003, we added a storage shed to our back yard in order to free up some space in the garage and park the John Deere lawn tractor in.

26 files, last one added on Mar 31, 2008
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Window!William was worried when we covered up his window with sheathing, but was happy again once we cut it back out.
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FoundationThe hardest part about the foundation was getting it all level. We laid out a level reference line over what we thought was level ground, but it ended up having about a 10" slope. Since we are building under several trees, height was a concern. We ended up excavating a lot of dirt to level out the site.
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Angled handrail in placeHere's a view from the entryway of the installed upper railing. We were quite relieved to have this piece installed properly!
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Beam me upTim attaches the other end of the swing beam to the fort.