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Bob Vila finishes another project

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by Bob Vila, Mar 26, 2006.

  1. Bob Vila

    Bob Vila ɐןıʌ qoq Admin VIP

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    Finally finshed the Pool Deck!

    12x14 finished with Trex composite decking on the walking and hand surfaces. Built with 2x8's for the base material. The existing deck off the slider was already built however ripped up the old 5/4 planking and put down the Trex up there on the walking and hand surfaces also. Rebuilt the steps going down to the ground. Basically everything has been re-done by ME :) Oh, and no plans, this was built all in my head :):):)

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    And one more project to finish at her house...

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    Phew, I'm tired.
     
  2. EGProject

    EGProject YEEEEAAHHHHH

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    Seexxy. I wish we could redo my deck with Trex. That shit is nice. Great looking craftsmanship on the railings, etc.
     
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    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    nice job!

    it looks like the lower deck and upper deck arent level, though.
     
  4. NissanNiNjA2nd

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    Is that a dead body under the deck?
     
  5. pissedoffsol

    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    wtf? that house is brand new.... what was wrong with the OEM deck?
     
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    Airjockie Watanabe Whore!!!

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    Looks good. :thumbsup:

    In the spring, when I get a little money together, I'll have a few projects to knock out. If your interested. [​IMG]
     
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    no clue why...but the "OEM DECK" comment made me laugh hysterically....im still smiling....FU BRIAN!!!

    but any way...nice job, but it looks too cold to be doing that kinda stuff....we dont work in texas unless it is atleast 75 degrees.
     
  8. CRX-YEM

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    Nice , I just rebuilt my deck to 16x24 , mohagany decking ,stairs, hand rails etc...
     
  9. Bob Vila

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    Does not compute - I'm a perfectionist, everything is level and square.

    Nothing wrong with it except it had wood 5/4 planking. It didn't match the composite material on the pool deck therefore it was replaced to match the new deck :)

    Baller. :) I built a Mohagany 2.5" x 16' w x 120' (all around an inlaw HOUSE) up in the NW corner on Lake Waramaug when I was a cabinet maker. Needless to say the deck could have bought me a new M3.
     
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    the 2nd picture form the bottom. the 2 deck rails look like they aren't level.
     
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    Very nice... I'm almost tempted to build a low deck on the back of my house... But there is no real purpose... :|
     
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    There's always a purpose to go to Home Depot. :)
     
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    I have no idea what you just said [​IMG]


    is 5/4 the same as 1.25 ? :p
     
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    The original deck had wood planks, the pool deck had composite planks. They don't match so the wood was removed and replaced with composite.
     
  15. Bob Vila

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    What he said ^

    And yes its 1.25" however it could vary depending on manuf.
     
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    EGProject YEEEEAAHHHHH

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    Composite? I need to get my self a mad JDM carbon fiber deck, yo!
     
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    Overall I'm not a huge fan of trex, when it sits in the sun like my southestern exposed deck it would get hot, damn hot and that's not so pleasent on hte feet. I wanted to use Ipe decking but my local lumber yard that I have an account with doesn't carry it. So Mohogany it is.
     
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    ANYTHING that sits in the sun gets damn hot
    my old man had a wood deck with dark stain...
    that burned like a mother fucker
     
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    damn hippies, put on some shoes
     
  20. SlushboxTeggy

    SlushboxTeggy It's only stupid if it doesn't work VIP

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    no i was about to comment on the composite too. my pool had wood and it got hot. changed it and the composite actually burnt my feet once because it got so hot. and thats the sun in nj.
     
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