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Archive for June 2nd, 2009

Deck Improvements

Since most of you don’t follow my every move on Twitter, I figured I would once again call attention to my big Monday night accomplishment: rope lighting for the deck!

rope lighting 1

rope lighting 2

And I did it all by myself in one night. It doesn’t LOOK difficult, but anytime power tools are involved, I consider that to be a serious home improvement project.  It took me a couple of hours to drill in all of the clips, not to mention an extra stop at the H-Depot for additional clips to avoid any rope-sag. I like my rope lights to be taunt against the deck rail! Ahem.

The photos don’t do it justice. You’ll just have to come over for a BBQ and drinks one night and check it out for yourself. I heart my rope lights.

Now if you’ll excuse me, I need to go scratch one of the 42 mosquito bites that were inflicted upon me last night.

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