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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:

StockQty4”x4”x10’ Pressure treated post22”x2”x10’21”x6”x10’6Post Hole Foam Bag4
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.


Leveled Posts Framing the AC Unit
Once dry, I…