Building the laundry platform


On Tuesday (9/24/02) I laid out the supports for this 6′ x 5′ platform (using pressure-treated 2x4s, pre-cut to size at Lowe’s):

After screwing the boards together (using 2.5″ galvanized screws) I attached the 3/4″ plywood floor:

Then I raised the platform by setting it on the concrete deck blocks — probably easier with two people, but I managed to Philip-handle the very heavy box on top of the blocks:

So this is the elevated platform (some 9″ off the basement floor, yet enough headroom for 6’4″ me to stand on it):


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