He Put 6 Poles In The Ground, But The End Results Are Stunning!

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THE USER HAD A FEW SQUARE YARDS OF SPACE NEXT TO HIS HOUSE IN MILWAUKEE. HE COULD HAVE TURNED IT INTO A PARKING AREA, BUT HE WANTED TO GIVE HIMSELF A FUN OUTDOOR SPOT FOR RELAXATION.

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HE PICKED DOUGLAS FIR AS HIS WOOD OF CHOICE AND CEMENTED SEVERAL 4X4S INTO THE GROUND.

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HE DECIDED TO BUILD THE FENCE OF THE PORCH IN A VENETIAN BLINDS STYLE SO THAT HE COULD SEE OUT WITHOUT HIS NEIGHBORS SEEING IN.

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BUILDING IN THAT STYLE ALSO ALLOWED FOR A BREEZE TO PASS THROUGH A LITTLE MORE EASILY.

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CEDAR WAS USED FOR THE HORIZONTAL SLATS.

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THEN THE INITIAL 4X4S WERE ALSO COVERED IN CEDAR.

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HE STAINED THE FENCE AND USED WATERLOX TO MAKE SURE THE FINISHED PROJECT WOULD BE WATERPROOF.

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HE COULD HAVE STOPPED THERE. THE FENCE ALREADY GIVES THE SPACE PRIVACY AND IS A MAJOR IMPROVEMENT, BUT HE KEPT GOING…

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HE THEN DUG TRENCHES FOR THE DECKING BLOCKS, TAKING GREAT CAUTION TO ENSURE THAT THEY WERE ALL PERFECTLY EVEN.

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HE STARTED BUILDING THE FOUNDATION OF THE DECK WITH ADDITIONAL 4X4S, THEN LAID THE DECK BOARDS ON TOP.

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HE SAYS THAT HE’S NOW HAD OVER 20 PEOPLE ON IT, AND IT’S STILL STANDING TOUGH AND STRONG.

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AFTER HE STAINED THE PORCH, HE WENT ON TO FINISH THE YARD AREA AROUND THE ACTUAL PORCH. UNFORTUNATELY, HE DOESN’T HAVE PHOTOS OF THAT STEP BECAUSE IT WAS A SURPRISE FOR HIS WIFE AND HE WAS LIMITED ON TIME, BUT THE FINISHED PRODUCT

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…WAS WORTH THE WAIT! THE PORCH, INCLUDING THE SIDEWALK AND FURNITURE, ONLY COST ABOUT $1,500.

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THERE’S NO DOUBT THAT HIS WIFE LIKED THIS SURPRISE…

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…BUT WE KNOW FOR SURE THE PORCH HAS AT LEAST ONE FAN!

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