This Guy’s Backyard Idea Was Insane Until I Saw It Finished. Really, He’s a Total GENIUS!

One man just got tired of looking at his backyard and decided to build a swimming pond with the help of his son and daughter back in March 2011. Some people doubted him but he went on to do great things. .

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A view from up above:

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Finally, the excavator showed up. Time to dig out the shape!

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The water conduit for the “fountain” that leads into the garage where the filter system will be.”

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The little sister helping out:
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Adding layers of felt and plastic to the bottom of the pond.

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Using barrels to circulate the water through the pond’s filtration system.

 

At the end large decorative rocks were added to the deep end of the pool.

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Finishing it off by adding rocks and a base layer of stones.

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Then water was added to the pond upon completion.

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Add some lights…
The pond even had 2 built-in lights for night swimming.
Then, in Spring 2012, it was time to add to the pond:
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FINISHED:
A view from the new patio.

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Gorgeous, and neither father or son had ever done anything like this before! Now they have a stunning swimming pond.
To enjoy and relax!

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