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Covered & open porches


Ollie
Ollie
Ollie
Ollie

I have alway wanted a covered deck to sit out on to enjoy during rain, snow, hot sunny days, etc. So my wife and I decided to undertake this project, since we are not getting any younger. ( I am 79). It was challenging, fun, and worth every minute that we spent building it. We savor our morning coffee, and our evening drinks relaxing and enjoying the peaceful river flowing by. I am so glad that Ryobi tools helped to make this dream come true, it just doesn't get any better than this!

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  • What a beautiful home! You're right, it doesnt get any better than that! Thanks for sharing this wonderful project Ollie!!
    By ryobinationrocks, on July 30, 2013

  • wow amazing, i might have as many ryobi tools as you but my projects are no where near as advanced! thanks for sharing, your project is inspiring!
    By Ting, on August 4, 2013

  • Gorgeous! Advanced indeed. Wondering if you used tempered glass or plexi?
    By Chuh, on August 7, 2013

  • Hi Chuh, Thank you for your comment. The glass in the railing is tempered, it is out of sliding glass doors that people have updated to french doors. You can pick these up for very little cost. Ollie
    By Ollie, on August 7, 2013

  • Ollie, what a great tip! I wish I had known about the sliding glass door thing. I just finished a project that called for tempered glass. Talk about sticker shock. Thanks, Chuh
    By Chuh, on August 7, 2013

  • Great job, it looks so good.
    By Amy B, on July 5, 2014

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Covered & open porches

by Ollie
Jul 30, 2013

I have alway wanted a covered deck to sit out on to enjoy during rain, snow, hot sunny days, etc. So my wife and I decided to undertake this project, since we are not getting any younger. ( I am 79). It was challenging, fun, and worth every minute that we spent building it. We savor our morning coffee, and our evening drinks relaxing and enjoying the peaceful river flowing by. I am so glad that Ryobi tools helped to make this dream come true, it just doesn't get any better than this!