Now that the backyard privacy fence is complete, time to refresh the look of the front deck, starting with the broken latticework underneath, which used to look like this:
Here are some of the patterns I’m considering, reusing the old lattice work strips where possible:
Or if I’m really ambitious, I’ll turn it into a wood-and-metal mixed media display, something like this:
Merlin and Erin would have selected one design for me, I’m sure…
…after they watched the butterflies, hummingbirds, bees, birds, chipmunks and squirrels, of course.
What the cabin in the woods looked like under construction in April 1987, still with the same latticework today in 2014 — time to bring the deck into the 21st century!: