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New Back Porch
« on: April 01, 2016, 07:50:47 PM »
No big deal for most working Forum members, but it is for me, since I could hardly walk six months ago.  Nancy has been after me to rebuild the back porch roof because the 5 V metal roof has rusted and leaking after 30 years. The carpenter bees have weakened all the purlins and rafters.  With the help of couple of friends, we ripped off the old roof and the photo shows new columns, beam and rafters we set before the storms came through last night.  Next will be to sheet the top with one by's and shingle.     

 

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Re: New Back Porch
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2016, 07:56:46 PM »
Looks great! Be careful on those ladders, we have both passed the age of bounce.. ;D
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Re: New Back Porch
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2016, 08:08:05 PM »
That looks really good 6. Keep the pics coming.  :)
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Re: New Back Porch
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2016, 08:27:15 PM »
6.  Now your are stepping into the high cotton  ;D
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Re: New Back Porch
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2016, 08:38:49 PM »
Looking good!!

Looks great! Be careful on those ladders 
And aluminum ladders are the very worst to "walk" with you.   :-\
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Re: New Back Porch
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2016, 08:46:21 PM »
Looks sturdy now!
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Re: New Back Porch
« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2016, 10:40:29 PM »
Looks good, I will have to start catching up myself after two years of knee mending.
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Re: New Back Porch
« Reply #7 on: April 14, 2016, 08:50:35 AM »
The top was sheeted with 1 by 14's, 12's and 10's from a nice pine log I got in January.  The last shingles were tacked down only a few hours before the recent storms rolled in.  And I decided to let the big oak remain and built around it.  I like my shade even though it makes a mess in the winter.   


 

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Re: New Back Porch
« Reply #8 on: April 14, 2016, 08:58:05 AM »
Very nice.  It's always good to actually finish something.   8)
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« Reply #9 on: April 14, 2016, 01:48:42 PM »
Very nice.  It's always good to actually finish something.   8)
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Re: New Back Porch
« Reply #10 on: April 14, 2016, 05:33:46 PM »
Thanks, we are all fighting this uphill battle together.   ;)
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Re: New Back Porch
« Reply #11 on: April 15, 2016, 06:32:43 AM »
Looks good.
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Re: New Back Porch
« Reply #12 on: April 15, 2016, 07:12:58 AM »
looks good smiley_thumbsup  im fixin to start on a new front porch i dont see anything wrong with the one we have but my wife sees it otherwise smiley_whip :D
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