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He built us an old-school lifeguard tower.

We’ve wanted one of these forever.  My brother-in-law is a carpenter, so he built this for us this week. The lumber was sourced from my brother’s house. 4×4 redwood beams once used to turn a barn into a house.  This is a 8-foot, 250 pound chair. 2 heavy coats of enamel later, We outfitted it with a hand painted vintage sign,  Lifesaving ‘rope bag’ (meant to throw to rescue) and a lifering. Designed in the traditional lifeguard tower style- it’s built to last. Shots of my nephew alan (16) building this in their woodshop in Beardstown, Illinois 15 hours.  they…

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