Deck renovation

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  1. wartknight

    wartknight Well-Known Member

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    Anyone got a cool deck? Looking at renovating mine and would like some ideas. Our kids play ball in the back all the time and there is a 6 acre park behind our house where youth teams are constantly practicing. I call the deck my luxury suite. Thinking about putting a fold-up bar around the railing of it facing the yard with some cup holders in it. Eventually will probably put a permanent roof on it as well.
    Just looking for some ideas now if anyone has a cool one they wouldn't mind sharing pics of.
     
  2. MaccloNe

    MaccloNe Well-Known Member

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    google it.
     
  3. rhino3382

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    I will not be posting a pic of my deck. You will have to trust me when I say I have a big deck
     
  4. Rabbuk

    Rabbuk Well-Known Member

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    Get some buddies and a case of beer see how the spirit moves you.
     
  5. BallSoHard4Cy

    BallSoHard4Cy Well-Known Member

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    I think staining decks is great.
     
  6. BoxsterCy

    BoxsterCy Well-Known Member

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    I built this one on my house (by myself, all of it even the glass railings). Pretty contemporary and matches the addition. Not really an idea thing, just showing off.
    :smile:

    boxstercy deck dsc00902.jpg
     
  7. JoshTheCyclone

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    You know, that's a nice sized deck. It'd probably look even bigger if you trimmed the greenery around it though!
     
  8. Ficklone02

    Ficklone02 Well-Known Member

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    Wow! You did a really good job. Flows really well too.
     
  9. wartknight

    wartknight Well-Known Member

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    That's really nice. I probably won't be making ours any bigger at this point but am looking for ideas to incorporate a bar area into it
     
  10. ISUME

    ISUME Well-Known Member

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    I didn't realize Bob Vila posted on these boards.
     
  11. cyclonedave25

    cyclonedave25 Well-Known Member

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    Do a google image search for "Deck Bars".
    Not exactly sure what you're looking for, but maybe something like this?




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  12. The_Architect

    The_Architect Well-Known Member

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    Wow, nice work!
     
  13. mkcrawford

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    [video=youtube_share;QQ7Ue5emo6I]http://youtu.be/QQ7Ue5emo6I[/video]
     
  14. wartknight

    wartknight Well-Known Member

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    Yes a lot like that except I would like to be able to fold down the bar when its not in use
     
  15. ZJohnson

    ZJohnson Well-Known Member

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    [video=youtube;E-bnhrFnVcY]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-bnhrFnVcY[/video]
     

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