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|Pressure treated pine replacement rails brought to the work site|
|Anthony and Allan start hauling some of the tools needed. Nothing is as much fun on a rainy Saturday morning as some quality time with a diggin' bar.|
|We access the RecPath at the Canoe Launch on Constitution Boulevard North, right across from the Shelton Intermediate School.|
|We pulled out the old broken posts, and loosened some of the others. Out with the old ... in with the new. Rails, that is!|
|At least one damaged post also had to be replaced. I don't think Rich knows how to take pictures of people's good sides. Wait, maybe this is our good side.|
And so it went down the line, as the rain got a little heavier, we tried to get the worst sections repaired before the main part of the storm hit. Dig out near the post, remove the broken rails, slide in the new rails - sometimes with some loving taps from our Fine Adjustment Tool; a 12 lb. sledgehammer.
So, if you are the owner of a local landscaping company looking for experienced fence refurbishers this summer, we can hook you up with some local guys named Jimmy, Allen, and Anthony who know which end of a diggin' bar to use. We might even throw Jim in too.
Our next work party is May 20th at the Intermediate School where we may cut brush or repair more fence before the National Trails Day Hike on June 3rd. Come out and enjoy the fun. Thanks to Val, Bill, Jim, Rich, Jimmy, Anthony, Allen and Terry for helping out.
One of the nice sights in this area is the view of Silent Waters from the Canoe Launch. Make a point to get out and enjoy Shelton's open spaces.