Porch Project - 2002

Porch Project - 2002

This was the porch we got when we bought the place.
This was the porch we got when we bought the place.
Just tore it off the house one day...little did I know what a project it would turn into!
Just tore it off the house one day...little did I know what a project it would turn into!
Pilings are in
Pilings are in
Julie shooting grade for me -
Julie shooting grade for me - "Yes a bigger number means it's lower!"
4x6's ought to hold it.
4x6's ought to hold it.
Border for the planter and edge for the pavers
Border for the planter and edge for the pavers
Framed on 1 foot centers so it won't squeak
Framed on 1 foot centers so it won't squeak
4 inches of drain rock, plastic...all draining to a DEEP hole filled with washed rock - made Reed dig the hole.
4 inches of drain rock, plastic...all draining to a DEEP hole filled with washed rock - made Reed dig the hole.
Picked both those headers by myself
Picked both those headers by myself
These rafters are making a much bigger roof than I'd envisioned
These rafters are making a much bigger roof than I'd envisioned
1st of 4 coats. Looks nice but it's slick in the winter.
1st of 4 coats. Looks nice but it's slick in the winter.
Rain gutters
Rain gutters
Pavers are done
Pavers are done
Toungue and Groove knotty pine
Toungue and Groove knotty pine
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Paneling the wall
Paneling the wall
Finished?
Finished?



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