Swim Platform!

12 Jul

It was a lot of work, but I think it was worth it…

…remember that old swim platform that we were working on.

old swim platform

...it was crumpled on the edges and pretty nasty...

…it was crumpled on the edges and pretty nasty…

Well, with a bit of help from family and friends, it is back in place! Here’s how it went…

Bronny and Boyd started to prepare it...

Bronny and Boyd started to prepare it…

Bronny working hard

...while Lisa prepared the lines...

…while Lisa prepared the lines…

...then, with much preparation, they swung that heavy platform over the water...

…then, with much preparation, they swung that heavy platform over the water…

...nudging it in place with the help of our neighbor, Sonny...

…nudging it in place with the help of our neighbor, Sonny…

...Boyd attempted to but the screws back in place...

…Boyd attempted to put the screws back in place…

...but found that he needed a bit of assistance...

…but found that he needed a bit of assistance…

...so, between the two of the (Lisa and Boyd) and a bright green kayak, they got all 25 screws back in place...

…so, between the two of them (Lisa and Boyd) and a bright green kayak, they got all 25 screws back in place…

...so...we went from this...

…so, we went from this…

...to this...

…to this…

I don't know about you, but I'm feeling pretty good right now...

I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling pretty good right now…

 

14 Responses to “Swim Platform!”

  1. Mike July 12, 2013 at 09:47 #

    Looks Great!

  2. Paul Kinghorne July 12, 2013 at 21:05 #

    It looks awesome. I bet you can’t wait to use it?

    • Mrs Bushranger July 13, 2013 at 07:16 #

      True, although I have to admit I love just looking at the color of the wood.

  3. jdepodwin July 13, 2013 at 07:47 #

    Nothing like teamwork and a little inspiration from “Down Under.” Well done, guys! It looks wonderful!!!

  4. Rod Robinson July 13, 2013 at 23:19 #

    Good to see the girls pitching in. Platform looks great. Love the innovation of the kyak.

    • Mrs Bushranger July 14, 2013 at 07:33 #

      The kayak was Lisa’s idea…it worked really well!

  5. Dianne & Scoop July 14, 2013 at 15:11 #

    Wow! Looks fabulous!!! Great job…all ya’ll!!!

  6. lifeat6mpg July 15, 2013 at 18:33 #

    Nice job! You folks are going to be starting out in a boat that will be looking better than the day it was new… jt

  7. Pat July 16, 2013 at 18:59 #

    And so you should!!

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