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AC Unit Disguise

In my friend’s backyard sits a dilapidated, weathered, and visually unappealing air conditioning unit. As a favor, and what proved to be a break from job applications, I agreed to construct “something that will hide that ugly thing.” That was about the extent of my direction. Said AC Unit I started by perusing the internet for inspiration. I decided a simple wood slat fence would look great! With the approval of my plans, I proceeded with the measuring, purchasing, and preparing of the materials. The list of those materials: Stock Qty 4”x4”x10’ Pressure treated post 2 2”x2”x10’ 2 1”x6”x10’ 6 Post Hole Foam Bag 4 I first dug four 12” deep holes. Because the fence is not load bearing I figured this depth would suffice. I had a Home Depot Associate make the cuts for my posts because I did not have the tools at my friend’s house. I used a post-hole foam to set the posts. It turned out to be much easier and just as solid as a concrete mix for this purpose. Le