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Baby barn 16 x 12 ft finished

Baby barn completed
Baby barn completed

Over the course of 2 weeks we picked away at finishing the barn when we had time. We built the doors with T&G spruce. Over the course of 2006 he painted the barn and wired it with lights. I stopped back the following year for a picture.

 

 

 

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Wind jammers for a sheep barn

Brierly Brook Farm
Brierly Brook Farm

The design of the mechanism that raised and lowered the crosswind plastic windows did not compensate for strong winds. When the wind blows from certain directions, it catches the end openings when the plastic is in the lowered position. He asked if the mechanism could be sheilded. I built what I call “wind jammers” and I fixed a few other things while there.

 

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Pool Perimeter Custom Fence part 2

Custom fence panels.
Custom fence panels.

Yes, its been 10 days but the weather hasn’t always co-operated either. Then there’s weekends…all that’s left is the gate and to cut off the tops of the posts. Interestingly, the sound around the pool has changed. Its a lot more crisp and clear.

 

 

Finishing up the panels.
Finishing up the panels.
Finishing up the panels.
Finishing up the panels.

There were a couple days where it rained hard, thankfully we had the garage to work from to do all the cutting.

Lots and lots of cutting.
Lots and lots of cutting.
Close to the finish line.
Close to the finish line.
All done except to trim the tops.
All done except to trim the tops.
Just a few more nails :)
Just a few more nails 🙂

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Round deck walkway and walk-through arbor

How to build a backyard deck.
The curved walkway decking is done!

All done. That outer edge was cut using a circular saw. You would be surprised to learn that a circular saw can indeed cut a curved line. Just make sure you wear hearing protection. These types saws are loud enough as is, but with the added friction of the circular blade rubbing against the kerf cut… trust me when I say it gets loud.

 

 

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