Marty spent most of the weekend working on the deck, again. He was hoping to get everything ready for framing, finished this weekend, but he just ran out of time. I mean, there are only 24 hours in a day, right? He may not be finished, but he's really got a ton accomplished, especially since he is doing it all on his own.
Here is the state of the deck Sunday evening:
This section is ready for the decking material! He's finished the framing, and has even treated everything with water seal!
He still has a solid day's work ahead of him to finish the framing, but it's light years away from what were were a month ago! I am so proud of him for sticking to it and getting it done!
Since most of the framing is done, we can really see how large the deck is going to be. We knew the dimensions were going to be 16' x 32', but until you actually see it, you don't realize how big that really is! We are going to have a lot of room for entertaining!
We aren't planning on adding rails because we want to have steps that go all the way around the deck, like this:
Ideally, this is what we eventually hope to do:
But the steps and pergola will have to wait until next year!
At least we will have tons of space for Chelsea's graduation party....which is now less than 6 weeks away!
Thank you all for taking this journey with us!
I hope you all have a fantastic week!!