(Topic ID: 212884)

Pool Remodel? Sure why not.


By PACMAN

1 year ago



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    #1 1 year ago

    Sooooo. I bought a house and remodeled it over the last couple years. Now i'm working on the pool. It was ok to start with but i wanted it be be really cool.

    #2 1 year ago

    Here's the before pictures. I wanted to expand the deep end and add some rock features. The deep end is only like 6 feet right now.

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    #3 1 year ago

    Idk, looks damn cool from here!

    #4 1 year ago

    Just wait

    Quoted from Atari_Daze:

    Idk, looks damn cool from here!

    #5 1 year ago

    If you could put a floating pinball/arcade station in the center now that would be something. . .

    #6 1 year ago

    So i hired a pool company to create a design. This is what i got. Crazy amount of plants and piles of rocks. NOT what I had in mind, there's no style.

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    #7 1 year ago

    Another view. I get that they used a program to quickly lay this out but its just not doing it for me.

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    #8 1 year ago

    LOL, fantastic idea.

    Quoted from TractorDoc:

    If you could put a floating pinball/arcade station in the center now that would be something. . .

    #9 1 year ago

    They also gave me a horrendously huge estimate to build the expansion.

    #10 1 year ago

    Fast forward a bit. I start doing a bunch of research and gathering pix and ideas.

    #11 1 year ago

    Play on playa!

    #12 1 year ago

    After seeing what you did with Jumbo, this will be good.
    Hurry up, get to the end LOL

    #13 1 year ago

    And....start sketching.

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    #14 1 year ago
    Quoted from PACMAN:

    So i hired a pool company to create a design. This is what i got. Crazy amount of plants and piles of rocks. NOT what had in mind, there's no style.

    I agree. Not digging the rocks/edging that completely encircle the pool. Makes if feel confining.

    Your starting point definitely has potential though.

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    #15 1 year ago
    Quoted from PACMAN:

    So i hired a pool company to create a design. This is what i got. Crazy amount of plants and piles of rocks. NOT what had in mind, there's no style.

    That's because they were using the Donkey Kong pool design software.

    Splashy

    DK Country is in San Diego, aparently

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    #16 1 year ago

    This will not be the Ford Escort of pool remodels

    Please tell me the long yellow strip from the bridge to the pool is a giant slip n'slide

    #17 1 year ago

    You should contact Blimpey and see who he used for his pool. He has like a playboy "Grotto" and a pirate ship! I think the artificial rock wall would look better than a bunch of boulders.

    #18 1 year ago

    That pool coping is UGLY. I like the stone but it should be flush with the deck. You have to stub you toe all around the pool? Also why is it so narrow almost looks like a fiber glass pool.

    The Donkey Kong compraison made me spit my cereal all over my screen. I kept thinking that in looked familiar, lol

    #19 1 year ago
    Quoted from jsalce:

    This will not be the Ford Escort of pool remodels

    I'm expecting at least this:

    Stretchy

    #20 1 year ago
    Quoted from zh2oson:

    I'm expecting at least this:

    Don't knock it! That was the limo I took to the prom.

    #21 1 year ago
    Quoted from jsalce:

    Don't knock it! That was the limo I took to the prom.

    If true, I know exactly how your night went.

    #22 1 year ago
    Quoted from Jenniebear:

    The Donkey Kong compraison made me spit my cereal all over my screen. I kept thinking that in looked familiar, lol

    It is actually an improvment over their old software that was based on Contra, so...

    Pew. pew. pewpewpewpew.

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    #23 1 year ago

    After a LOT of scribbling, erasing, redrawing etc. I came up with this.

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    #24 1 year ago

    Can you extend a pool and not have leaks at the joint? Or do you build an entire new pool. Never heard or seen a pool "extension"

    #25 1 year ago

    I went through this two years ago. Did not modify the shell as the expense was outrageous. At the end of the day, the pool remodel & backyard renovation was just as expensive as a new pool would have been. Demo'ing the existing pool was crazy expensive as well. Here is a time-lapse video if interested:

    #26 1 year ago

    Quoted from zh2oson:

    That's because they were using the Donkey Kong pool design software.

    #27 1 year ago

    It begins...

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    #28 1 year ago

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    #29 1 year ago

    Deeper and deeper...

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    #30 1 year ago

    Few days of ear numbing jack hammers.

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    #31 1 year ago

    Then the framework gets tied back in on the bottom.

    Steel frames go up for the benches and cave.

    Plumbing goes in for waterfalls, slide and drain.

    Electrical goes in for lights and pumps, filters.

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    #32 1 year ago

    First round of shotcrete. Lots of shotcrete.

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    #33 1 year ago

    That is going to be incredible!! Your final design is off the charts! I thought my pool looked cool til I saw yours. Not even in the same ballpark. Keep us updated with pics along the way.

    #34 1 year ago

    Thanks! Lots more to come.

    Quoted from sbmania:

    That is going to be incredible!! Your final design is off the charts! I thought my pool looked cool til I saw yours. Not even in the same ballpark. Keep us updated with pics along the way.

    #35 1 year ago

    More framework. The slide is taking shape and i'm expanding the benches.

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    #36 1 year ago

    Almost ready for another blast of shotcrete.

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    #37 1 year ago

    Second round of shotcrete. Starting to look like something now.

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    #38 1 year ago

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    #39 1 year ago

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    #40 1 year ago

    Lots of work for an afternoon. These guys move fast!

    #41 1 year ago

    time lapse. Started about 3 months ago.

    Quoted from zh2oson:

    Lots of work for an afternoon. These guys move fast!

    #42 1 year ago

    This looks great! I have my bathing suit ready for the summer Pinball and pool party!

    #43 1 year ago

    Quoted from Pinballlew:

    This looks great! I have my bathing suit ready for the summer Pinball and pool party!

    #44 1 year ago

    Now the real fun begins. Sculpting the rocks.

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    #45 1 year ago

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    #46 1 year ago

    My carver/sculptor. He ROCKS!

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    #47 1 year ago

    Coming along... using my drawings as a guide but making creative adjustments along the way.

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    #48 1 year ago

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    #49 1 year ago

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    #50 1 year ago

    That's it for now... stay tuned.

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