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Egging area progress

Nature BoyNature Boy Posts: 8,341
edited 8:53AM in EggHead Forum
I don't think the guys would be too happy if I started wheeling the eggs down to the patio while they are laying stone, but dang I am getting the itch to cook out there! Won't be long 'til I start playing "Sparky" and strap on the tool belt to build the roof. First thing is firing up an egg and starting to stack the leftover stone and build a nice big firepit....yes, a safe distance from the house ;-) Man, it has been mighty chilly here.


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Cheers!
Chris
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  • dang, it sure is looking nice chris. ...glad to see it all coming together for you!. . .i know its been a long time coming. .. .
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  • Holy smokes, the Rub business appears to be unaffected by the recession!! That is one beautiful looking mess of stone. Please keep us updated with pics! :woohoo:
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  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,670
    Nice Chris. Know your gonna love it when done. Guess I need to get off my lazy butt and build something. Almost done with inside the house.
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  • Chris,

    Looking good there friend. Didn't even get started on mine before the snow hit. House done?


    STeve

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • Nature BoyNature Boy Posts: 8,341
    Thanks buddy. Yep, been a long time coming. Was thinking of starting it before the fire!

    The wait has made it extra special. Plus, I had a lot of down time when we were waiting almost a year for the start of house reconstruction, and I sat there with a pad of paper for many days envisioning and drawing it up.

    Chris
    DizzyPigBBQ.com
    Twitter: @dizzypigbbq
    Facebook: Dizzy Pig Seasonings
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  • Bobby-QBobby-Q Posts: 1,993
    RS,

    Looking very nice indeed. I know that area is gonna see some really good times in the future.
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  • DarnocDarnoc Posts: 2,661
    Looking good my man.But now you are going to put me into some debt because the better half loves the way that looks.So now we are looking at paver and flagstone samples to lay down.BEERS!
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  • Nature BoyNature Boy Posts: 8,341
    Hey Brad!
    Thanks man. I love the way the stone is coming together. I wanted something that looks like it has been there for years, and I think it will.

    LOL. Funny how folks think I'm somehow raking in the bucks from the rub biz! It's still growing, but the recession has no doubt put a damper on sales.

    Will keep ya posted. It's comin' together quick!
    Chris
    DizzyPigBBQ.com
    Twitter: @dizzypigbbq
    Facebook: Dizzy Pig Seasonings
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  • Nature BoyNature Boy Posts: 8,341
    The house is nearly done. Still a bunch of little stuff, but even older houses have that. Only thing missing that we had before is a garage. Hopefully that'll get built next summer, but we is all out of dough!

    How about you? Pictures look great. Must be shweet to be home.
    CHris
    DizzyPigBBQ.com
    Twitter: @dizzypigbbq
    Facebook: Dizzy Pig Seasonings
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  • GunnarGunnar Posts: 2,010
    You'll enjoy the flagstone. We've got about 1,200 square feet of the full size. As far as moving the BGE now.....if you feed them, I'd bet they'd work around you.
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  • crankycranky Posts: 23
    That'l hold a lot of eggs :woohoo:
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  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    i'ma start pimpin me some spices, man! see if i can get me a nice stone patio like that. looks good.

    i need to get some raging river for my eight year old's stocking this year. kid eats the stuff straight. pours it on a plate and rolls every piece of meat in it. i hope it's safe in mass quantities.

    about to send a little more cash your way for some (and some tsunami spin, among others), maybe you can put in a memorial brick inscribed with my kid's name? hahaha

    looks great.
    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
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  • StitchesStitches Posts: 102
    Wow that is going to be really nice...
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  • StitchesStitches Posts: 102
    Wow that is going to be really nice...
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  • Nature BoyNature Boy Posts: 8,341
    It should really pop once it is cleaned up. The stone has some very cool color variations. BTW, the contractors are hungry right now. Real hungry. You should be able to get some good pricing. I can highly recommend our guys. Good chance they'd travel up your way too. Here's their website http://www.visionll.com/index.htm

    Hey, the wife needs to have her way. Pavers and flagstone are really not THAT different price-wise. Pavers look a little commercial to me, so we went with flagstone. You are definitely in a good area for getting good prices on PA flagstone. And if you need walls, the PA fieldstone goes really well.

    Beers back!
    Chris
    DizzyPigBBQ.com
    Twitter: @dizzypigbbq
    Facebook: Dizzy Pig Seasonings
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  • Nature BoyNature Boy Posts: 8,341
    I have been feeding them. But that's just to assure that they show up each day! hehe. Actually, good point. I have not cooked for them in a couple weeks. Might throw sumthin on today!
    Thanks Gunnar!
    Chris
    DizzyPigBBQ.com
    Twitter: @dizzypigbbq
    Facebook: Dizzy Pig Seasonings
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  • Chris,

    Is it ever. Like you, we have some odds and ends but it is totally liveable. We have burned up the insurance money but haven't settled on landscaping or contents. I have put a lot of my own money in and we are hoping that everything works out to be a wash.

    Steve

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • BordelloBordello Posts: 5,926
    I can see why you're getting the Eggen itch, shure is looking good. Keep the pictures coming.
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  • DarnocDarnoc Posts: 2,661
    Thanks for the heads up Chris.
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  • WooDoggiesWooDoggies Posts: 2,390
    Very nice, Chris. I hope to be down soon to help you break in the new cooking patio.

    john
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  • HatchHatch Posts: 149
    Sweetness man. Looking forward to breaking the seal on that bad boy. maybe break a few other seals along with it. he he

    Hollar at me when you get a chance. Talked with Mikey Love yesterday and he is rarin to go. We should shake out a few things as soon as we can.

    Kenny
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  • Lawn RangerLawn Ranger Posts: 5,466
    Wow, Oh Wow! I am green with envy!. That is just too cool!

    Mike
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  • Celtic WolfCeltic Wolf Posts: 9,768
    WOW!!
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  • tach18ktach18k Posts: 1,607
    Will your wireless thermometer reach back to the house, Thats is along way to look at the temp gauge in the snow!!
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  • Wow!! That's the first word to come to mind. That's one swell looking patio. It will be a paradise once you get a roof over the eggs. The addition of some form of roof will be my next step. Maybe in the spring. Don't forget to keep the pictures coming.
    Larry
    Aiken, SC. and
    Fancy Gap, Va.
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  • CecilCecil Posts: 771
    My head is spinning, oh wait hat is your logo.
    As a small business owner, I am proud to see what you are doing.(Also glad to help in the process).

    Walt
    (my tummy is also happy!)
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  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Looking great Chris
    Where are you located exactly??
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  • Spring HenSpring Hen Posts: 1,493
    Oh, Chris, that is too pretty for words. You will have so much fun out there. Looks like a great place for an Egghead party sometime in the future.:laugh:
    Judy
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  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 17,103
    i see your contractor works faster than mine, the guy laying stone at my house tends to drink too much and sit in his rocker watching the boats go by. that looks nice and comfy, get a big teak rocker and enjoy it
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  • CornfedCornfed Posts: 1,324
    Looks great. I have a feeling that many beers and tasty animals will give their lives to contribute to the countless hours of fun to be had and memories made on that patio. And they'll be proud to have done so.

    Hope things are going well with you and the family. Also, Heeee!
    Cornfed
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