Woods Country Cove

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Building For The Weekend !


  We have had a busy weekend building things from a rickety old tent shed to a new picnic table ! The weather has been hot and humid but we survived and besides it was fun to build what we did ! I did some photos during a little break or two  then got back to helping Papa !

                                             First the shed !

The tent shed was a leaker as the material of the roof and sides had worn out , so Papa built on the existing frame as it was still sturdy and good with new brackets to hold steel sheets on and put a new roof and two new sides and now it is even more sturdy and leak proof !

                                          This was Saturday !!

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                            We had a little visitor as  slither from under the exciting shed  as we were building

                                                                              guess we woke him up ! 

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                                                                               A little Garter snake !

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                        So Papa picked him up and placed him in the wooded area behind the shed and off he went !

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                                                                       Then we continued building !

                                                                      So the shed is all done now ! .

Then today we both built a picnic table to go with our  fire pit , who needs to go camping when ya have these in your own back yard ! We had fun building it to ! Again  little breaks  to get photos !

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                                                                                     From this !

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                                                                                          To this !!!

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                       It was fun helping Papa with his building projects I learnt a lot  and sweated a lot to lol,

                                                                    I said to him , now what's next lol !

                                                   well I got the look of , women slow down ..GEESH !!!! lol !

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                                                           And Miggs has supervised through it all !

                                                       Now we are in cooling off and relaxing  !

                                                                To all my fellow Canadian bloggers !

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                                                                         Until next time my friends !

                                                                              Country Gal


Terra said...

Your family accomplished SO MUCH, I am in awe of your energy. Next you can come to our house and build some outdoor stuff LOL.

Amy at love made my home said...

Wow, Papa really is a talented and useful man to have around the place!!! Great reuse of the tent shed, and much sturdier now with all of the snow that you get in the winter I imagine! Hope that you enjoy some fun times sat around your table. Great to see a piccie of you too! xx

Anonymous said...

Awesome conversion of the old tent shed into a much more sturdy one. The picnic table turned out great. We are home bodies too. We did lots of camping when the girls were young but now we prefer to stay around the house. We do lots of day trips during the week but stay off the roads on the weekends.

William Kendall said...

Boy, were you busy! Nice little snake, too!

My Little Home and Garden said...

You've certainly had a productive weekend with your 2 building projects! Each turned out great, I see.

Nice of Miggs to keep the work crew on task.


Crystal said...

I like the shed, so much better than those plastic ones. And the picnic table is nice too, busy weekend!
Happy Canada Day to you too :)

Gone Country said...

They both turned out great!

I get the same look from my Hubby when it comes to projects, hahaha!

Jane and Chris said...

We are SO stealing the idea for the tent shed...ours is rather holey!
Jane x

Anvilcloud said...

What you did with the shed is so clever.

RURAL said...

Yes, Happy Canada Day, I know it's a day early but still....lol.

Great picnic table, your husband is very handy, and creative.


Tessa~ Here there be musing said...

you two can't slow down can you? chopping wood, before. now all this!

i'm tired, just reading your posts.



TexWisGirl said...

really like the shed re-do! hopefully you'll get some cooler days to enjoy that picnic table. :)

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

Happy Canada Day, Elaine, you are a few days ahead of us here in the U.S. as we celebrate this Friday. Looks like yiu will be all ready for some picnics around the campfire.

colleen said...

Thanks for the idea...our tent shed will need a make over soon and I think we should steal you idea...Hubbs will be so happy I saw your idea...maybe... I love the picnic table and Miggs doing a great job supervising. Only one prob I HATE SNAKES!!!