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The Man Cave for the Mr.

      Winter moving in meant all porch progress came to a screeching halt. Terry had completed as much as he could before the weather brought all progress to a standstill. After completing the kitchen benches with paint and upholstery, we turned our attention to the “Man Cave…

It’s The Little Stuff That Takes The Longest

    Getting Closer It is always the little stuff that takes forever to get done, and now that it was December, the weather had turned on us. Gone was the 70 degree weather during the day, leaving 40-50 degree highs in it’s wake. Fortunately the heavy…

On To The Roof…And Tearing Out Walls

    After the foundation framing, here, the next step of building the porch was framing the roof, and tearing out the wall with the triple window. As you can see from the pictures, the attic area although not substantial, was large enough to provide a great storage spot for…

Framework Starts

Having the foundation finished, here, meant it was time to start the framework. Now things were starting to move, and move quickly. The rim joists and floor joists were the next step. At this stage the posts were also installed. These would support the roof framework.This step was completed…

Starting the Build

So the permit had been secured here so the next step was getting the foundation off the ground. This required someone that could dig and pour the footings. Now this is going to be a deciding factor in how you want your porch to look. Mr. wanted the porch to…