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Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-13-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Thainixs
Concrete will be $3000-4000 ish, unless you can...

Concrete will be $3000-4000 ish, unless you can frame, pour, and finish it yourself. 610 crushed limestone will be $1500 if you do the labor.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-12-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By Thainixs
Also if it were me once the dirt is leveled...

Also if it were me once the dirt is leveled inside, I would put down a layer of landscape fabric before my crushed limestone.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-12-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By Thainixs
You want 610 crushed Limestone. If you rent a...

You want 610 crushed Limestone. If you rent a soil compactor and wet the rock and compact it about 3 times it will be very solid. You need a combination of nickel sized rocks and fines mixed in for...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-07-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,695
Posted By Thainixs
Polywood.com = $219.00. Some discounts if you...

Polywood.com = $219.00. Some discounts if you buy sets of four.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-05-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,695
Posted By Thainixs
The plan is to build 5 Adirondack chairs and a...

The plan is to build 5 Adirondack chairs and a small table for out there. I kind of like the ones made from recycled milk jugs, but I don't think I can stomach the $200 per chair they want for those.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-04-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,695
Posted By Thainixs
I have had an identical fire pit to this, at...

I have had an identical fire pit to this, at another place with probably 100 fires in it. Not saying the exploding castle block thing can’t happen, just saying it hasn’t happened to me.

I do put...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-04-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,695
Posted By Thainixs
I dug down 6”, layer of landscape fabric, added...

I dug down 6”, layer of landscape fabric, added 4” of compacted 610 crushed limestone rock, added an inch of sand, set the pavers with a rubber mallet, locked it all together with polymeric sand...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-04-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,695
Posted By Thainixs
Sorry for the sideways pics, I have no clue how...

Sorry for the sideways pics, I have no clue how to make them right side up. They are saved in a folder and look correct there.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-04-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,695
Posted By Thainixs
DIY Firepit Area

I just put in a firepit area in my backyard. It was more work than I originally thought, but I am pretty happy with the finished product.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-04-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,197
Posted By Thainixs
If you look close you can see the little pump...

If you look close you can see the little pump that powers my waterfall filter.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-04-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,197
Posted By Thainixs
a few more pics

a few more pics
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-04-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,197
Posted By Thainixs
40 gallon main pond hard liner dug down into the...

40 gallon main pond hard liner dug down into the ground. 5 gallon spill pool above that hard plastic also. 3.5 gallon hard plastic waterfall pond filter above that. All of the water is contained in...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-03-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,197
Posted By Thainixs
Small waterfall

Had a trouble spot that stayed a little bit wet, so I built this.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-02-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By Thainixs
Mine was finished 6 months ago in MS. I’m $62...

Mine was finished 6 months ago in MS. I’m $62 per foot finished all in. I have approx 1500 square feet.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 02-12-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,148
Posted By Thainixs
Yeah only 70%+ of the water supply for the entire...

Yeah only 70%+ of the water supply for the entire country runs through PVC pipe. Not much more intimate human contact than a blood infusion, and blood bags are made of PVC.

PVC can have some bad...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-17-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 15,364
Posted By Thainixs
$99,478 total for 1,573 heated square feet. ...

$99,478 total for 1,573 heated square feet. $63.24 per square foot. That is a little misleading because there is the 12x28 deck and shop space on the back as well. Also at the end I put $4500+ in...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-17-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 15,364
Posted By Thainixs
Yep, very proud I turned the trees on the lot...

Yep, very proud I turned the trees on the lot into this ceiling. One of my favorite parts of this project.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 16,969
Posted By Thainixs
One rule I never liked was we could bring guest,...

One rule I never liked was we could bring guest, and they didn’t have to sit with you. It resulted in some crowded weekends with guest in the prime hunting spots. As a paying member, this would irk...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 16,969
Posted By Thainixs
Follow state laws, and bucks must be equal to our...

Follow state laws, and bucks must be equal to our outside his ears to be a shooter. Only issue with that is you could have some big tall heavy 6 points that didn’t meet that rule.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 16,969
Posted By Thainixs
Iíve only been on one lease, have my own land...

Iíve only been on one lease, have my own land now. I guess I got lucky as we didnít have many rules.

- pin in your location while hunting
- log all kills
- first come first choice on spots...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 01-06-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By Thainixs
I would get him a savage bolt action. ...

I would get him a savage bolt action. Marksmanship is best learned with a bolt action or a single shot.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By Thainixs
I truly hate the open mouth bobcats. I have...

I truly hate the open mouth bobcats. I have never seen a bobcat do that in the wild ever, so I have no clue why everyone seems to mount them like that!
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-04-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 15,364
Posted By Thainixs
backsplash from old tin

All,

Made a backsplash out of some rusty tin that I was given. It turned out pretty good, and really fits our rustic theme.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-04-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 15,364
Posted By Thainixs
My Christmas Present for the deck

All,

Got a griddle for the deck, and here it is loaded up with center cut pork chops and chicken for news years day family gathering. I will try and add me a small LED flood light for a cooking...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 01-04-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 15,364
Posted By Thainixs
Table for the deck

My wife wanted a bid "duck dynasty" type table on the deck so the whole family could dine together. Had some time off for the holidays and did this.

36" wide and 12' long. When I finish the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-04-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By Thainixs
Getting my sons cat from the taxi

My son killed this big for our area (29 lbs) bobcat two years ago. Just got this pic that it is done and we can pickup.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-26-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,885
Posted By Thainixs
Power tool, Yes I agree. The eye relief in...

Power tool,

Yes I agree. The eye relief in the redfield is just better. I just don’t think I have ever seen anything in this price range better than the redfield revolution.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-21-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,885
Posted By Thainixs
Hard to beat at this price point.

Hard to beat at this price point.
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-21-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,885
Posted By Thainixs
Redfield Revolution 3x9x40, in my opinion simply...

Redfield Revolution 3x9x40, in my opinion simply cannot be best at that price. Can find them just under $200 online. Really good eye relief and pretty good light transmission. I have side by side...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 12-16-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,876
Posted By Thainixs
That’s an electric lamp that looks like a...

That’s an electric lamp that looks like a lantern. Good observation skills though!
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 12-16-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,876
Posted By Thainixs
Basically stripped and sanded the tops. Then...

Basically stripped and sanded the tops. Then applied two coats of dark walnut stain and some polycrylic.

Bottom is just scuffed up with scotch brite pad. The. Painted with leftover ceiling...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 12-16-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,876
Posted By Thainixs
Coffee table

Coffee table
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 12-16-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,876
Posted By Thainixs
Update

Looks like I got one pic to load!
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-15-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,377
Posted By Thainixs
Toad

Toad
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 12-15-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,876
Posted By Thainixs
Anyone know why my uploads keep failing from my...

Anyone know why my uploads keep failing from my iPhone? I have a strong WIFI signal right now.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 12-15-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,876
Posted By Thainixs
Top one is end table and second one is coffee...

Top one is end table and second one is coffee table.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 12-15-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,876
Posted By Thainixs
Sorry pics aren’t loading those are before pics. ...

Sorry pics aren’t loading those are before pics. I’m getting an error on the after pics.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 12-15-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,876
Posted By Thainixs
Saved some money!

All,

Wife wanted a new end table and coffee table for the barndo. I did this instead. Happy wife and I saved a little bit of money.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 11-22-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,718
Posted By Thainixs
The shellac makes a lot of sense, I could see...

The shellac makes a lot of sense, I could see that material forming an impenetrable film after it cures.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 11-19-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 15,364
Posted By Thainixs
Deck lighting

All,

Added LED String lights to the deck. We had my family out for an early Thanksgiving meal, and it was really nice dining under the stars. Three 36ft strands with very soft 2000kv color led...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By Thainixs
Cheapest screw in hooks, install and leave there.

Cheapest screw in hooks, install and leave there.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,574
Posted By Thainixs
This may ruffle some feathers, but I’m not a fan...

This may ruffle some feathers, but I’m not a fan of the 243 in a beginners hands. If you are a great shot 100% of the time a 243 is a super round and more than enough. However in a beginners hands...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-12-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,574
Posted By Thainixs
7-08 is a spectacular kids round. With reduced...

7-08 is a spectacular kids round. With reduced recoil ammo it is a very light recoil cream puff. With high quality full power ammo it will take most of North America’s animals up to Elk. It can...
Forum: Current Events - Politics and Such 11-06-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,325
Posted By Thainixs
Wait till they start getting a regular paycheck,...

Wait till they start getting a regular paycheck, and want to know who on earth FICA is? They will begin their journey right at that time.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 11-05-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 15,364
Posted By Thainixs
game room loft

Did some work on the game room loft. completed all the outlet covers, installed a foosball table, installed a dart board. Kids are really loving this little 8'x12" space. Glad I made the last...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 11-05-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 15,364
Posted By Thainixs
Weekend Update

All,

Got some good work done this weekend:

- Got the island stainless finished
- Put washed gravel under my car port
- Built an extra parking spot for the Jeep
- Gravel on the circle drive...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,084
Posted By Thainixs
Another vote for the Opinel, I have one with...

Another vote for the Opinel, I have one with Olive wood. Sturdy, light, and inexpensive. So light you can kinda forget itís in your pocket.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 11-02-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,484
Posted By Thainixs
Roof section has like 4 coats of high quality...

Roof section has like 4 coats of high quality exterior latex paint on it. It’s pretty darn water proof, with only a few drips around attachment points.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 11-02-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,484
Posted By Thainixs
Pretty dry inside the blind, the entire gallon...

Pretty dry inside the blind, the entire gallon did a pretty good job of weatherproofing the blind. There may be a few drops to make it through the holes the zip ties made, but 97% dry.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 10-31-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 15,364
Posted By Thainixs
My wife really loves the juxtaposition of the...

My wife really loves the juxtaposition of the reclaimed barn wood and the stainless steel used in proximity to one another.
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