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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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Shed Rear FramingHere's a view from the rear of the shed. The trusses made roof construction simple -- just place them and nail them up (bracing them temporarily with some scrap wood). At this stage the gables still need to be framed out a bit wider so there will be a slight overhang on the gable ends.
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Ledger BoardThe new ledger board was then placed, so it could be used as a reference for the new footings.
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William checks it out...
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Completed rails after finishingAnother view from the top, looking at the other top railing.