The porch is completed. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I learned something new about the finishing of new treated lumber. They don’t recommend waiting 60 to 90 days for the boards to dry anymore. ...
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Location: Hibbing, Minnesota
We are 76 years young, & have been married for over 57 years.
We have 2 fine sons, 5 grandchildren, & 2 Great grandsons'.
I have been retired for over 18 years. I was a heavy equipment mechanic supervisor at the time of retirement.
Barb, has been a stay at home Mom throughout our marriage. After our Kids flew the nest, she's been taking care of me, the Grandpa now.
I have always been a woodworker. You name it, & I've made it, in some form , or another. I do woodcarving, wood turning, cabinets, chairs, carpentry, rustic furniture, & I have even built an electric guitar for one of my sons.
I've completely remodeled an older home, that we live in, have done home improvements on many other homes.
-- ** Dick, & Barb Cain *************** http://lumberjocks.com/jocks/Chipncut
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I used 2 X 6’s for the railing. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Taking measurements to fit around the pipe. Photos By Barb. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~...
I finally got the 2” X 6” for the balusters. Photos by Barb.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~It took approximately 10 minutes to cut out a baluster, Then I rounded all of the corner with a 1/2...
I’m kind of working backward, because you usually put the skirting on last, but I didn’t have the 2’ X 6” material for the railing balusters yet, so that’s why I went this route. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~...