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The Deck At The House At The Lake

TheHouseAtTheLake

TheHouseAtTheLake

The guys wrapped the front of the deck with long, rough cedar boards

The guys wrapped the front of the deck with long, rough cedar boards

Piece by piece the deck is growing.

Piece by piece the deck is growing.

The beginning of the Addition. We are tripling the length of the deck.

The beginning of the Addition. We are tripling the length of the deck.

The Cedar smells so good!

The Cedar smells so good!

Board by Board!

Board by Board!

Glimpse of the new deck

Glimpse of the new deck

The new cedar boards are going on. So. Beautiful.

The new cedar boards are going on. So. Beautiful.

Day 2 was Measuring Cutting Installing the Cedar Planks

Day 2 was Measuring Cutting Installing the Cedar Planks

Cedar Decking

Cedar Decking

Old and New deck

Old and New deck

The 3 men worked very hard in the Iowa Heatwave.

The 3 men worked very hard in the Iowa Heatwave.

The Electricity went out for an hour and the crew took a 15 minute break.

The Electricity went out for an hour and the crew took a 15 minute break.

Day 2 Progress

Day 2 Progress

Day 2 New Half

Day 2 New Half

Almost completed the top.

Almost completed the top.

The deck is REALLY long

The deck is REALLY long

The Acorns are dropping early this year.

The Acorns are dropping early this year.

Stairs will be replaced Friday with Cedar and will be wider.

Stairs will be replaced Friday with Cedar and will be wider.

We installed this sliding door several years ago during a remodel. Our plan was to one day expand the deck!

We installed this sliding door several years ago during a remodel. Our plan was to one day expand the deck!

The Old Stairs are GONE!

The Old Stairs are GONE!

Starting work on the old stairs

Starting work on the old stairs

The old deck was not cedar.

The old deck was not cedar.

We didn't change the configuration of the deck, so the stairs will be in the same place. They will just "re-trace" the steps.

We didn’t change the configuration of the deck, so the stairs will be in the same place. They will just “re-trace” the steps.

The New Decking is now in place. The cedar is so beautiful. I wish it would stay this way......

The New Decking is now in place. The cedar is so beautiful. I wish it would stay this way……

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The steps are stronger and wider.

The steps are stronger and wider.

The new steps are 6 inches wider. Railings will be black megal posts with cable running through it.

The new steps are 6 inches wider. Railings will be black megal posts with cable running through it.

The posts supporting the deck will be black metal beams.

The posts supporting the deck will be black metal beams.

The old steps reduced to a pile of rubble.

The old steps reduced to a pile of rubble.

Steps

Steps

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I'm a semi-retired mom living smack dab in the middle. Mom to @lasertron and @MattEHunt and new gramma to @aliceelfie. I attended #STS134 #NASAtweetup. I love to cook, hoard magazines and go places with my husband in his Cirrus122.

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