Father And Son Transform Their Porch Into A Stylish Cave Man (25 pics)

Posted in PICTURES       22 Mar 2016       5823       3

Father and son decided that  their empty porch that added no value to their house was needed a complete makeover. After working on this DIY project for over the year it resulted in something amazing. Check it out.

 

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Prepping to install a western red cedar ceiling. First step was to strap the ceiling after identifying the rafters above.

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Ceiling installed. Next step is to create a fireplace where the screen is currently.

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Knocked out the screen. Poured a 4′ x 16′ footing to accommodate the weight of the fireplace. First step was to establish the fire box.

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Next we decided to create wood storage bins on each side of the fireplace. Each box is approximately 3′ x 5′ x 4′ d.

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Fire bins, fireplace, and smoke chamber complete.

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Outside.

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Chimney complete. Proper roof flashing installed. Masons we hired to do the block work were able to do the stucco as well. They did an amazing job.
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Doors complete. Testing the fireplace draw. Works great!

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Everything painted.

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All the wood moved inside. The two storage bins are able to accommodate 1/2 a cord of wood.

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Beginning to frame in fire boxes and fireplace. Created latches for the wood doors with some scrap cedar.

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Completed the mantle and decorative combing around fireplace. Installed dimmable Edison bulb lights. Used a spare piece of cedar from the ceiling and some black wire for a custom light fixture.

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Installed privacy curtains. Put a tv above the fireplace.

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The finished product!

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TurdFerg 4 year s ago
That is NOT a cave man... Hahaha.
       
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Shawouin 4 year s ago
A 16 year old whisky with ice!!!
That's a crime!

Might as well chug it...
       
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Ouboet 4 year s ago
I came here for the cave man. I am disappoint.
       
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