Willie and Martín arrived yesterday and did some fence post work. Since we’re building our fence up against the neighbor’s falling-down janky fence, we have to pre-stain some of the wood. That’s where I come in to play! I helped pre-stain last night’s fence posts and followed up on the already-cemented posts, staining the remaining 3 sides. Willie said that he couldn’t find an oil-based stain in a clear format, so he picked out the lightest, most natural color that they had available. It’s not “raw” looking like a clear coat, but I’m definitely happy with it. It’s looking great. The western red cedar puts off a nice aroma. I could get used to it.
Gate is 99.9% CompleteNovember 14, 2013
Okay, okay. I neglected to factor in the recent daylight savings time change. The project got stretched out over a couple weeks. I even took a half-day off last week to wrap up the first half of the build. I finished the main gate build this past Sunday and it’s looking passable! After a small …
Gate UpdateNovember 8, 2013
I took a half-day from work on Monday of this week to continue the gate project. It was cool and rainy out, so why not build stuff in the rain, right? So the Titan Post Anchor seems to be holding up nicely. And shame on me: there’s a small detail about the post anchors that …
Gate PlansOctober 15, 2013
So Erin and I adopted a dog from Operation Kindness and he is a lovely little devil. And up to this point, we have left our fence in its current state. Because we did not require a completely gated-in back yard, we left it open on one side. And it has been great… up to …