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Corona Deck :P

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Yes, I had everything delivered. Still had to go to the store to buy one board because that’s how things work. Plus needed cement.

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The old side steps. I was originally just going to build a copy, but dad said why not just build it as big as the slab? I like his thinking :P

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Im guessing this rotten crap was made in the 90's. Previous owners of my home thought paint covers rotten wood.

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In a few hours we had the old deck “apart” and cleaned up the area.

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That’s about 3 days of work.

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A day of getting the railings set up and cutting the posts to size.

I wish I didn’t apply thompsons water seal clear. It’s not going to protect the deck from turning grey :\ 

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Having the steps go out to the driveway is perfect for unloading groceries.

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Yesterday I built a bench out of 2x4s! I used some free plans online.

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Haven’t decided to stain it or use teak oil.

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View across the street. Still need to finish demolishing the old deck/steps

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