I converted my hilly backyard into an ~800sqft patio by hand.

I converted my hilly backyard into an ~800sqft patio by hand.

Before Before Before Before My dog helping me dig up the yard Excavating the upper terrace Excavating the upper terrace First delivery of materials Excavation complete, need to reroute some drainage pipes. Pipes rerouted. Starting the foundation of the first wall. First set of stairs on their way First wall started A lot more to […]

Wanted to build my daughters a backyard paradise

Wanted to build my daughters a backyard paradise

The after image (fighting cancer with carpentry) Edit: Wow. I have no words for the amount of positivity, kindness and wonderful comments. Thank you reddit and all you amazing redditors. So, so, much. For those who said they couldn't find the timelapse, it's here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=FbKP-A2q0VQ And for everyone who was asking where I got the […]

Two years of work getting our backyard into shape with a new fence, patio, and more.

Two years of work getting our backyard into shape with a new fence, patio, and more.

Finished view first Things we added in this picture – pretty much everything except the tree. Fence on the right, planter boxes, patio, grass, plants. The grass seed is still coming in so not looking as lush as it will soon. Some more shots of the (almost) finished product Built about 100 feet of new […]