Author Topic: Farmhouse deck  (Read 672 times)

Carpenter84

Farmhouse deck
« on: June 06, 2020, 09:13:16 AM »
Before.
Shawn

First 9x42 column mill,
Enterprise 10x28 lathe,
Ko Lee 6x12 surface grinder,
Airco dip/stick 160 welder,
Fully stocked wood shop.

kvt85

Re: Farmhouse deck
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2020, 06:35:05 PM »
Ok,  Before but no after. 
How big are you going with it.

Ken in SA TX

Jet 10x24 and Taiwan 10x24
Enco 30 mill
Sherline Lath and mill

Carpenter84

Re: Farmhouse deck
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2020, 07:12:22 PM »
I'll be finishing tomorrow evening, now. I would have finished today but Jonathan stopped helping me at 10 this morning. Lol.
Its 22x14. Pretty basic, but it will literally be the only thing new and fresh in the entire property (I guess aside from my shop...) But Heather, Jonathan's wife, is my wife's best friend. She's been having a very hard time during all the Covid stuff (bad anxiety), and asked me how much a deck would cost - somewhere nice for her be able to go and sit and relax, somewhere clean and new. So, I basically gave it to her. She's paying me pretty much only materials. I'm ecstatic to help her. The deck will be a bit of therapy.
Jonathan was supposed to help me all weekend to finish but he got bored of helping at 10 today so, I was on my own baking in the sun and didn't finish. So, no photo. Lol.
Well, here's the progress at noon yesterday. 
Shawn

First 9x42 column mill,
Enterprise 10x28 lathe,
Ko Lee 6x12 surface grinder,
Airco dip/stick 160 welder,
Fully stocked wood shop.

RayH

Re: Farmhouse deck
« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2020, 09:56:40 PM »
Johnathan's house.
Johnathan's wife.
Johnathan's deck.
Coffee money for Shawn.
Johnathon gets board and cuts out mid-morning?

WTF?

You work should be good for a load of at'a'boys (at both Jonathan's house and yours).

What species of wood are you using?
Pressure treated structure?
Ray

Carpenter84

Re: Farmhouse deck
« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2020, 05:42:11 AM »
They've been very good to me over the past year. Sorry Ray, there's a looooong back story. This family's farm is where my shop is. Jonathan has given me no short of 10 grand to help repair/restore and build my shop. Yes, they're his buildings, but he didn't have to do any of it. The single reason I have a shop to call my own is because of him.
His wife, Heather, is my wife's best friend - we're all friends. I spent 8 months fixing this old farmhouse 5 years ago so they could move into it (and well paid ). Heather has been having a very difficult time over the past few months (mentally) with the Covid. My wife and her work together. This deck space was meant to be a retreat for her to relax. I'm helping a friend find some peace. Its the "work for beer" deal. Yes, Jonathan was supposed to help, but I wasn't surprised when he stopped. Lol.
But, this is Heather's deck, she's paying for it.

Wood is pressure treated spruce. In Sienna colour. This is what we have available up here. Its not bad.
Shawn

First 9x42 column mill,
Enterprise 10x28 lathe,
Ko Lee 6x12 surface grinder,
Airco dip/stick 160 welder,
Fully stocked wood shop.

jpigg55

Re: Farmhouse deck
« Reply #5 on: June 08, 2020, 09:33:58 AM »
So when is the break in bash ?
Burgers and dogs on the grill.  :103:

Possibly a few adult beverages.  :singing:

Don't forget the pic's.
SB 9A, Clausing 8520, Sanford MG 612

Carpenter84

Re: Farmhouse deck
« Reply #6 on: June 08, 2020, 09:25:28 PM »
This is where I am tonight. I'm on the night shift to finish this over the next few days.
Shawn

First 9x42 column mill,
Enterprise 10x28 lathe,
Ko Lee 6x12 surface grinder,
Airco dip/stick 160 welder,
Fully stocked wood shop.

woodchucker

Re: Farmhouse deck
« Reply #7 on: June 08, 2020, 10:17:14 PM »
that looks great, good job. I like the balusters, very clean looking.
Jeff
Clausing 8520   SB Model 9a - power hacksaw, Milwaukee band saw in a table.  Delta Rockwell Surface Grinder
For pics: https://imgur.com/user/woodchucker/posts

Remember measure once cut twice, or was the measure twice cut once...

RayH

Re: Farmhouse deck
« Reply #8 on: June 09, 2020, 12:05:35 AM »
WOW!!!


What did you do in the afternoon? LOL
Ray

Carpenter84

Re: Farmhouse deck
« Reply #9 on: June 09, 2020, 12:27:21 AM »
As of the end of Sunday I left off at the railings on both sides and the one on the closest corner (to the camera). Were doing fences this next two weeks, so my truck is loaded for pressure treat kind of work, so things go quickly. This evening I did the stairs, ran some more railings, and capped the closest railings (to the camera), then ran out of light. Need some more 4x4s to do railings down the stairs, finish the balusters and railing caps, and the skirt.
Shawn

First 9x42 column mill,
Enterprise 10x28 lathe,
Ko Lee 6x12 surface grinder,
Airco dip/stick 160 welder,
Fully stocked wood shop.

Carpenter84

Re: Farmhouse deck
« Reply #10 on: June 10, 2020, 05:24:23 AM »
Deck is complete.
I'll go back tonight to do the skirt.
Shawn

First 9x42 column mill,
Enterprise 10x28 lathe,
Ko Lee 6x12 surface grinder,
Airco dip/stick 160 welder,
Fully stocked wood shop.

kvt85

Re: Farmhouse deck
« Reply #11 on: June 10, 2020, 06:57:01 PM »
looks good to me,  Want to do another.   
Ken in SA TX

Jet 10x24 and Taiwan 10x24
Enco 30 mill
Sherline Lath and mill

f350ca

Re: Farmhouse deck
« Reply #12 on: June 10, 2020, 07:19:32 PM »
Really nice work Shawn, not to detract from it in any way, but personally I've never liked decks. I've had a few on different houses and they never were used. Not one to sit in the blazing sun. The house now has a wrap around veranda covering 3 sides. Nice to be out of the sun and rain. About 2/3rds of it is screened, nice to be out of the bugs. We spend a lot of time out there in the spring summer and fall. Currently building a cabinet to hold a three burner propane stove from a camper, will do all our cooking out there this summer. All the old farm houses here had summer kitchens for that reason.

Greg

PJB

Re: Farmhouse deck
« Reply #13 on: June 11, 2020, 03:42:29 PM »
I like the spindles.    Way nicer looking than the typical 2x2s
Staining a zillion spindles all 4 sides is a beeotch. 
1991 Bridgeport Series I 2J-VS  9"x48"
1979 Clausing Colchester Bantam Mk2 11"x30"
1972 Harig Super 612
2015 Tormach PCNC-1100 Mill

"I wants what you gots!"