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bud16415 02-07-2014 12:24 PM

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bud16415 02-07-2014 12:24 PM

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bud16415 02-07-2014 12:24 PM

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bud16415 02-07-2014 12:24 PM

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bud16415 05-14-2014 12:19 PM

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The ongoing saga of rebuilding a house on a shoestring. When we redid the kitchen I added a few windows and a door onto what we hoped would be a deck this summer and is now a 3 foot drop off. After pricing the material it looked like the deck would have to wait another year and also the hot tub that was supposed to sit on it. Never say never I was looking at craigslist last week and some guy was selling a pool and deck for 200 bucks and the deal was you had to remove it. After several came and looked at it and told him too much work I came along and he said you can have the whole thing if you clean up the mess when done. Just what I needed another project but it was only a couple miles away so I said it’s a deal. The pool an above ground one was mostly shot and had weeds growing in the middle. The deck had one nice big end that was 32’ x 16’ and was a little sun checked but the framing below looked like new and the decking on the bottom side looks new. So far I have taken out two 3 pound coffee cans of screws and nails. And have about 8 hours in the disassembly. I will post a few photos of the raw material and later the finished deck at home. Attachment 6492

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The second photo the house behind my work truck is the 24K short sale where we are living. Tip to anyone hauling PT wood sticking 8 foot out the back of a 8 foot bed. Stop loading when you think you are half full and make two trips. That load gave my load range E tires a real workout in the back. That was the first of 6 or so loads so far I think I have 2 more loads of wood and then the pool I will scrap or use the tin for something.

bud16415 05-14-2014 12:19 PM

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The ongoing saga of rebuilding a house on a shoestring. When we redid the kitchen I added a few windows and a door onto what we hoped would be a deck this summer and is now a 3 foot drop off. After pricing the material it looked like the deck would have to wait another year and also the hot tub that was supposed to sit on it. Never say never I was looking at craigslist last week and some guy was selling a pool and deck for 200 bucks and the deal was you had to remove it. After several came and looked at it and told him too much work I came along and he said you can have the whole thing if you clean up the mess when done. Just what I needed another project but it was only a couple miles away so I said it’s a deal. The pool an above ground one was mostly shot and had weeds growing in the middle. The deck had one nice big end that was 32’ x 16’ and was a little sun checked but the framing below looked like new and the decking on the bottom side looks new. So far I have taken out two 3 pound coffee cans of screws and nails. And have about 8 hours in the disassembly. I will post a few photos of the raw material and later the finished deck at home. Attachment 6492

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The second photo the house behind my work truck is the 24K short sale where we are living. Tip to anyone hauling PT wood sticking 8 foot out the back of a 8 foot bed. Stop loading when you think you are half full and make two trips. That load gave my load range E tires a real workout in the back. That was the first of 6 or so loads so far I think I have 2 more loads of wood and then the pool I will scrap or use the tin for something.

bud16415 05-14-2014 12:19 PM

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The ongoing saga of rebuilding a house on a shoestring. When we redid the kitchen I added a few windows and a door onto what we hoped would be a deck this summer and is now a 3 foot drop off. After pricing the material it looked like the deck would have to wait another year and also the hot tub that was supposed to sit on it. Never say never I was looking at craigslist last week and some guy was selling a pool and deck for 200 bucks and the deal was you had to remove it. After several came and looked at it and told him too much work I came along and he said you can have the whole thing if you clean up the mess when done. Just what I needed another project but it was only a couple miles away so I said it’s a deal. The pool an above ground one was mostly shot and had weeds growing in the middle. The deck had one nice big end that was 32’ x 16’ and was a little sun checked but the framing below looked like new and the decking on the bottom side looks new. So far I have taken out two 3 pound coffee cans of screws and nails. And have about 8 hours in the disassembly. I will post a few photos of the raw material and later the finished deck at home. Attachment 6492

Attachment 6493

Attachment 6494


The second photo the house behind my work truck is the 24K short sale where we are living. Tip to anyone hauling PT wood sticking 8 foot out the back of a 8 foot bed. Stop loading when you think you are half full and make two trips. That load gave my load range E tires a real workout in the back. That was the first of 6 or so loads so far I think I have 2 more loads of wood and then the pool I will scrap or use the tin for something.

bud16415 05-27-2014 05:08 AM

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Well the pools been down about a week and 75% of the salvaged wood has been cleaned up so I had a little time and started in on the first section of the free deck at home. The photo was taken midday I managed to get all the joists in and laid the decking out on top to cull out the best pieces, and by then it was getting to dark to take another photo so I put a couple lawn chairs on top and watched the sunset having a beer. Will post more when I get a chance.


bud16415 06-08-2014 04:07 PM

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Had a little free time this weekend until it rained. Started on the rails. Total cost to date is about $200. Most of that is the 1500 guard dog screws. The front opening is 8 ft and that section will be removable to get the hot tub on.


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bud16415 06-09-2014 06:05 PM

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It's tough getting much done when you have three hours of time when you get to it. Tonight I built the 8' removable section. Four lags and it slips right out. Now four days of rain.


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