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New Patio Door (2009)


Installing a new patio door.

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


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)


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)


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)


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)


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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Random files - Projects
Angled BallustersHere Tim installs some of the balusters on the angled railing. Each baluster needed to be carefully miter-cut to the proper angle. As with the railings above, careful math and codes dictated the spacing between baluster spindles.
William checks it out...
Stairway RailingThe ballusters and handrails go up on the stairs.
Rotten rim joistUpon removing the old ledger board, we found a terrible site -- water had seeped down beneath our patio door, for who knows how many years, and completely rotted out a large chunk of the rim joist supporting the back of the house, as well as the deck.