Replacing the Ruined Dock

The dock at the end of my back yard on Valley Lake was a ruin. Too far gone for renovation, replacement was the only option. I wasn’t going to do it this year (see Priorities, Regrets and Successes), but finally I just couldn’t bear looking at it any more and decided to go ahead.

Here’s how it looked before. As you can see, over the winter is got much worse.

(Click any image to enlarge.)

Dock Summer 2014

Dock Summer 2014

Dock summer 2015

Dock summer 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here are pictures of the work in progress:

And here’s the result:

Now I can sit on the bench on the dock and see this:

No regrets!


Contractor:
Abel Services
294 Mainsail Dr.
Third Lake, IL 60030
(847) 507-2317

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