I’ll let the photos tell the story, which includes the reason that I’m so glad we didn’t attempt to build the patio structure ourselves. (Hint: see Peter scrambling around the rafters like a monkey? I think Jonas and Peter dropped their drills a total of 7 times while I was there, and the circular saw once. On the last “drop,” Jonas’s brand new drill broke. Tricky work.)
While the permanent structures are finally finished,
we I have yet to build a table and some other portable patio furniture to make the patio work like a patio. There will be two other posts about the pizza oven and hardscape around the patio and vegetation.
The view FROM the patio, on a foggy day:
Here’s a foggy view:
You might be interested in the costs to build? (FYI,the patio itself is about 200 square feet.) Not including volunteer labour, the total cost was $16,065, broken down as follows:
Materials – 4191 Labour – 8581 Pizza Oven – 735 (materials only) Concrete (including pumper truck) – 2558
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