Buildings and Renovations, Relaxing

Epic DIY Deck Project- Part 9- All The Trimmings and Project Totals

24 Oct , 2014  

It’s been a few weeks, so I thought it would be a good time for an update of the Epic DIY Deck Project. In video, I show how a simple deck board is used to frame in the outside of the deck, plus I point out another one of my finds and mention how much […]

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Buildings and Renovations

Epic DIY Deck Project 8- Rocking Out the Deck Rails

5 Sep , 2014  

The Epic DIY Deck Project is almost finished. Had to finish off the deck railing, add a few more deck boards, stairs and finishing touches. Had the chance to head out to the cabin on the Labour Day Long Weekend. The focus was to get the railing completed and get some close-ups on some of […]

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Buildings and Renovations, End Cuts

Epic DIY Deck Project 7: Tips For Deck Boards

29 Aug , 2014  

I took a couple days off my full-time job and worked at getting most of the deck boards down. As I was securing the planks down, I ran into a few problems. For example, I miscalculated how much lumber I actually had in-stock and was short by a 120 lineal feet. Lucky for me, I […]

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Buildings and Renovations

The Epic DIY Deck Project -Part 4- Patch a Wall Hole & Finish Deck Joists

17 Jul , 2014  

On July 11th weekend, it was another work weekend at the Cedar Workshop test facility. The family and myself headed back up to the cabin with a load of deck materials. The goal was to patch up a rodent hole, that was behind the old propane tank and finish off the deck joists. On Saturday, […]

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Buildings and Renovations

The Epic DIY Deck Project- Part 3B- More Joists & Minor Fix

14 Jul , 2014  

Just got back from a weekend of working on the deck. Thought I would give a short update. The plan for this weekend was to get a bit further with the 2″ x 8″ joists. (The joists is what the deck boards sit on) The first step was to buy the (15) 2″ x 8″ […]

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Buildings and Renovations

The Epic DIY Deck Project- Part 1- Planning and Digging Holes

21 Oct , 2013  

The Epic DIY Deck Project was the process of building a huge 10 foot wide by 32 foot long deck by one person. It was for our cabin (aka Cedar Workshop Test facility) in the boonies. Since funds were low, and the place is way off the beaten path, a contractor could not be brought […]

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