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Well I was interviewed for a small feature a few weeks back, last night it came out. Instagram did this feature on my Instagram page about how and what I post. Have a look below at the blog and of course follow me on Instagram.

 I not only post to Instagram daily I find my self looking at a lot of stuff that people post, there are so many things to check out. If you have any questions about a picture or video you can ask the maker and usually get response, pretty awesome!







Rough cut Larch boardwalk - 28' water crossing

Work site entrance, about 2 km from the road

Work site entrance, about 2 km from the road

Time for this old board walk to go

Time for this old board walk to go

The current boardwalk was built using local trees and some nailed on boards

The current boardwalk was built using local trees and some nailed on boards

The current water crossing required braces into the water to maintain its self

The current water crossing required braces into the water to maintain its self

The boardwalk ends then some rocks and then the boardwalk restarts

The boardwalk ends then some rocks and then the boardwalk restarts

One last picture of the old boardwalk, now its time to get to work

One last picture of the old boardwalk, now its time to get to work

rough sawn siberian larch

rough sawn siberian larch

hilton falls walking trail milton

This is the walking trail where we had to drag the 28' long 8'' x 8'' beams down…… exhausting!

Getting down to business, we had to cut the top boards that you walk on to 3’ wide

Getting down to business, we had to cut the top boards that you walk on to 3’ wide

The trusty ridged 12’’ sliding compound miter saw

The trusty ridged 12’’ sliding compound miter saw

Sawdust from cutting a lot of material

Sawdust from cutting a lot of material

Done for the day, time to head home,. it’s nice that we can get very close to the build site with the vehicle access trails.

Done for the day, time to head home,. it’s nice that we can get very close to the build site with the vehicle access trails.

Work site, lumber, saw and food is all I need to keep going.

Work site, lumber, saw and food is all I need to keep going.

Green rough sawn Siberian Larch a true 4’’ x 4’’ not your typical lumber from Home Depot

Green rough sawn Siberian Larch a true 4’’ x 4’’ not your typical lumber from Home Depot

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Were well on out way now with the dry land sections levelled and the water crossing starting to get it's top boards put on.

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siberian larch rough saw 8’’ x 8’’ timbers 28’ long

siberian larch rough saw 8’’ x 8’’ timbers 28’ long

siberian larch boardwalk

Here are the true 2'' x 6'' larch boards that are rough sawn to have a little extra traction come winter

The view down river, not a bad corner office view

The view down river, not a bad corner office view

Here we have the boardwalk with out the hand rail, which will be added soon

Here we have the boardwalk with out the hand rail, which will be added soon

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festal track saw larch walk way

To create the slope for the ramps at either end I used my Festool track saw, seemed to cut through the 2'' thick green larch without an issues 

ridgid track saw festool

Getting ready to cut!

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in nature larch boardwalk
in nature larch boardwalk
in nature larch boardwalk
almost done in nature larch boardwalk
in nature larch boardwalk
in nature larch boardwalk
in nature larch boardwalk
in nature larch boardwalk
in nature larch boardwalk
in nature larch boardwalk water crossing
in nature larch boardwalk bridge
in nature larch boardwalk
in nature larch boardwalk over land
in nature larch boardwalk beautiful
boardwalk 3’ wide larch pvc pipe blind
Larch boardwalk handrail


larch boardwalk ramp hand rail


All done, this boardwalk was about 90 feet long, with 2 water crossings about 24' long, it was really an interesting project to have the pleasure to work on.