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Poolside timber cabana build

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Poolside timber cabana build

#Wifey set me the challenge of building a cabana by our pool area to make better use of some somewhat wasted space and of course create a beautiful, relaxing space for us. So, I thought I'd post some progress shots along the way. Bear with me frequency/timing wise as I'm building it on the odd day I have free so will likely be done over a few weekends.

 

Happy to answer questions along the way and would love to hear what you think ๐Ÿ™‚

 

 

The "wasted space"

 

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Double rebate join on all posts.

Gives a professional finish up top and allows the fixings to be more easily hidden.

 

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Setting the posts.

The two posts on the rear boundary were Dynabolted to limestone retaining wall and concreted in, while the other two posts were concreted 600mm into the ground.

 

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Concrete footing for breeze block feature wall.

This was just marking it out (forgot to get an equally boring photo of the concrete in the hole/trench).

 

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Testing the pointed overhang.

At the same time as confirming all levels are bang on, I was checking how much we want the pointed ends to overhang.

 

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Breeze block feature wall is next...

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Re: Poolside timber cabana build

Looking forward to the next update and seeing it all come together @ProjectPete.

 

Many thanks for sharing. I'm sure your work will continue to inspire other members.

 

Jason

 

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