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Old 08-24-2018, 02:35 PM
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Very nice job! Proud of you SaraJean! Now I have this huge denrobium that needs a home...
If you build it they will come... I love my big tall Dens and they are finally getting good light in this thing so Iím hoping Iíll have a better round of blooms next year

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You did an awesome job with the structure! I never would've guessed it was your first big build.
thanks! Google and YouTube kept me out of too much trouble.

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That is gorgeous! I would not have been brave enough to tackle such a carpentry project! (My own DIY structures are build out of conduit - not nearly as attractive, but also require neither skill or muscle, both of which I pretty much lack)
the conduit sounds really cool. Do you have any pictures of it? I would love to see it!

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Beautiful job. I don't have any kind of skills like that.
my skill level previously only consisted of putting IKEA furniture together...



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Wow! Fantastic!
Thank you so much! Since I have such a tiny outdoor space for entertaining I really had to at least try and make it aesthetically pleasing. I really wanted to keep the tropical feel out there. Now I want to try and make a cover to fit it for the winter. That would help so much with trying to move my plants around as little as possible and avoid disasters like last winter when I dropped or knocked over about 2 dozen as I was trying to set up my last greenhouse.
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I have a few pix of my "shade" set-up ( built of conduit except for the patio cover itself that was there when I moved in 12 years ago, just added Aluminet shade cloth) on my website. Check out Growing Areas

I can provide more deatailed photos on request. The "gotcha" on this approach is the fittings (corners, T-s, etc) The conduit is from Home Depot (3/4") but the fittings come from the local swap meet (where there is a vendor whose main customers are other vendors). One can find them on the 'net, but they are heavy and run up the price of of shipping.
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Amazing job SaraJean! Come visit and build me one?
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GREAT JOB!! NOW THAT YOU ARE AN EXPERT.....BUILD A BIGGER ONE!
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I have a few pix of my "shade" set-up ( built of conduit except for the patio cover itself that was there when I moved in 12 years ago, just added Aluminet shade cloth) on my website. Check out Growing Areas
That is an absolutely incredible space! Super jealous and I would love to have something similar one of these days


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Amazing job SaraJean! Come visit and build me one?
Haha! Thank you! I had figured I assisted long enough in orthopedic surgery. So in my head- a drill is a drill, a sawís a saw, and I know how to screw stuff together... so this should be too different, right? Lol

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GREAT JOB!! NOW THAT YOU ARE AN EXPERT.....BUILD A BIGGER ONE!
I need to move into a bigger space first! My courtyard is only about 175 square feet, so itís a bit limiting to say the least. I love living in the city but sometimes (like when in look at Robertaís set up!) I long for a bit more room to stretch
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I need to move into a bigger space first! My courtyard is only about 175 square feet, so itís a bit limiting to say the least. I love living in the city but sometimes (like when in look at Robertaís set up!) I long for a bit more room to stretch
I feel your pain... I got into orchids shortly after I bought a condo - 6 ft. x 10 ft. atrium, 6 ft x 20 ft front patio. I fought it for about 10 years, finally sold it and bought a house with a nice, big yard. By that time, the orchids were really crowded... but what pushed me over the edge was a nastygram from the Association complaining about the moss on my front steps visible from the common area (from all my watering). Oh, the horror...
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