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Spring-time Projects

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Yard Dart, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey..... Moderator Site Supporter++

    Many that know me well, know that I am always doing one project or another.... at some stage of completion. Right now I am rebuilding a pergola over my deck and improving my water catchment system. But all of that has taken a break while more important things press. We are expecting our new grandson, any day now and I just finished this little project I was tasked with for our daughter. She had a Pintrest idea that we brought to life......
    What kind of projects do you have going on right now?

  2. AxesAreBetter

    AxesAreBetter Monkey++

  3. TheJackBull

    TheJackBull Monkey+

    training the dog to hunt sheds. After 4 days in he finally brought me a prong horn drop... at least he is learning.


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  4. TheJackBull

    TheJackBull Monkey+

    P.S. that is one awesome looking room @Yard Dart
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  5. 3M-TA3

    3M-TA3 Cold Wet Monkey

    My current list
    • French drain so I can actually use my back yard
    • Normal spring stuff - barkdust, etc.
    • Wife has requested a water feature in the back yard
    • Install floor level deck over patio.
    • Install pergola over deck
    • Fire pit
    • Retaining wall so I can squeeze in a fake shed to hide my water storage
    • Killing, then re-seeding my front lawn
    • Installing 4 4'x8' hanging shelves in my garage
    • Pressure washing my Dad's driveway and deck

    Still coming up with a list for the following weekend...
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  6. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Moderator Moderator Site Supporter++

    Prior to the snow, I got the fertilizer, grass seed and topsoil (where needed) down. I had raked the lawn and started to clean up the dirt piles that the pow pushes onto my land. We lost the top of Ponderosa so Jr. has been cutting that up with an ax. I had started on cleaning the growth from the drainage ditch and declared war on the voles. The voles trashed the backyard so while racking down the tunnels, I have been marking the holes. All that has been put on hold till the snow melts but we will get back at it in a week or so.
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  7. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    Nice job on that crib, yard. Looks very well done.[winkthumb]
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  8. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey..... Moderator Site Supporter++

    Fortunately that was manufactured and I did not have to make it.... I just had to assemble the heavy beast!!
    I did the wall, trim and shelves. :)
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  9. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Moderator Moderator Site Supporter++

    Is that a stuffed sloth? Baby's first toy? @Yard Dart nice job.
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2016
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  10. Witch Doctor 01

    Witch Doctor 01 Mojo Maker

    Just finishing a 24x35 storage building and wiring... shelving comes next....
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  11. Mindgrinder

    Mindgrinder Karma Pirate Ninja Jedi Bipolar WINNING M.L.F.

    5 x 3 foot beds planted with stuff and things...
    mostly passed home office safety inspection from work...minor stuff to sort out.
    filed taxes.
    new crossbow incoming eta 2 weeks.
    new teeth - still learnin to eat.,,still trying to find a kissing coach...*smirk*
    hydro tower garden is up, sprouted lotta 45 day lettuce.

    doing good.
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