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Old 07-01-2018, 05:26 PM   #51
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Ok got a lot done over the past two weekends! The tin that goes over all the outlets upstairs and the end wall wood is up! I was really dreading cutting out the outlet holes for 9 outlet holes upstairs but it turned out it wasn't as bad as I thought. I don't want to do it again but thank goodness it's done. Also this weekend my 16 year son and I started the 12 x 32 section of the back deck that will be covered also. I know $600 of lumber didn't go very far but we got the basic frame and layout done and it is level and almost perfectly square. Only off 1/8 of an inch corner too corner. That's as close as we could get it, should be fine though. This thing is really starting to look good. My wife has not seen the cabin except in pictures for about 6 months. Wednesday we are going to go out there so she can see it in person. We are all getting pretty excited as this thing is turning out nicer than we originally thought it would.
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Old 07-01-2018, 05:28 PM   #52
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Looking good!
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Old 07-02-2018, 08:35 PM   #53
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Old 09-10-2018, 08:52 PM   #54
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Got some more updates. We finally got a perfect day to burn the old run down cabin I have been wanting to burn down for 5 years. It was the biggest fire I have even seen but with it raining and everything completely soaked it was a perfect day to get rid of this eyesore. My son Justin walked up on a giant pig a shot him in the neck with a ar-10 at 30 yards! Got the back deck done just waiting on the metal roof. Also finished the floor and it turned out great! Also changed out all 5 of the windows to some awesome dual pane argon filled low e glass windows. Made a HUGE difference inside the cabin for noise and insulation! Little by little we are checking things off.
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Old 09-10-2018, 09:17 PM   #55
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Heck, that deck turned out so well you should just screen it in for living space!!! Great build!
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Old 09-11-2018, 09:22 AM   #56
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Wow. That is awesome!!!!! The back deck is a great view
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Old 09-11-2018, 09:31 AM   #57
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Your check off list is getting smaller by the trip. Great looking place.

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Old 09-11-2018, 10:12 AM   #58
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Love this thread. Thank you for sharing.
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Old 09-11-2018, 10:37 AM   #59
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That is greatness. Love seeing the progress.
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Old 09-11-2018, 05:55 PM   #60
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Great job, it looks awesome
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Old 09-11-2018, 06:15 PM   #61
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Looking great
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Old 09-11-2018, 06:38 PM   #62
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Great looking build!! Gunna be home before you know it
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Old 09-11-2018, 07:14 PM   #63
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Thanks guys me and my sons have really worked hard on this place and can't wait for it to be done. For the past 10 months I have felt like I have 2 jobs. It will all be worth it in the end. On track to be debt free by my 50th birthday!
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Old 09-12-2018, 07:29 AM   #64
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That porch looks like a fantastic place to just sit, listen, and watch the world.

Great job.
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Old 09-12-2018, 07:50 AM   #65
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Wow that is going to be a great place once completed brother. Looking good !
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Old 09-12-2018, 08:09 AM   #66
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Looks great! I enjoy these threads!

What's the story on the old cabin that you burned?
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Old 09-12-2018, 08:16 AM   #67
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Looks great! I enjoy these threads!

What's the story on the old cabin that you burned?
I believe you summed it up in your question.
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Old 09-13-2018, 06:31 PM   #68
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Looks great! I enjoy these threads!

What's the story on the old cabin that you burned?
It was in pretty bad shape 17 years ago when we bought the place and over the years has gotten worse. I never like the layout and it wasn't built very well. It served it purpose for some time for us but I just didn't want to put any more money into it.
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Old 09-13-2018, 06:33 PM   #69
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That porch looks like a fantastic place to just sit, listen, and watch the world.

Great job.
I am addicted to sitting on that deck and just enjoying the view. Can't wait to finish the other 12 feet out and put the fire pit and hot tub in!
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Old 09-13-2018, 06:37 PM   #70
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Wow. That is awesome!!!!! The back deck is a great view
This was our view the other night!
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Old 09-13-2018, 06:47 PM   #71
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Looks great!
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Old 09-13-2018, 08:08 PM   #72
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It was in pretty bad shape 17 years ago when we bought the place and over the years has gotten worse. I never like the layout and it wasn't built very well. It served it purpose for some time for us but I just didn't want to put any more money into it.


Thatís the story I was looking for


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Old 09-13-2018, 08:52 PM   #73
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Old 09-16-2018, 09:02 PM   #74
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Everything is coming together and looks really nice. I wish you all the best!
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Old 09-17-2018, 11:20 AM   #75
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This was our view the other night!

God is good!!
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Old 09-18-2018, 02:57 PM   #76
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