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I Would’ve Thought This Guy’s Backyard Idea Was Insane. Now I Think He’s A Complete GENIUS

I Would’ve Thought This Guy’s Backyard Idea Was Insane. Now I Think He’s A Complete GENIUS

Anyone can build a swimming pool in their back yard, but it takes a special kind of person to build a swimming pond in their back yard.

Never heard of a swimming pond before? Prepare yourself, it’s a phenomenal idea that this unique family embraced. They constructed one in their own yard and the results were more epic than you could ever imagine.

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 A Redditor’s dad decided he wanted to build something awesome for his family, with his son and daughter’s help.

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 Getting started with the excavator.

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 This dirty job required a lot of digging.

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 (Although this looks kind of fun.)

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 A view of the house and construction from the back yard.

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 Here’s the daughter digging-in to this family project.

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 The excavation was finally complete.

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 Then, it was time to add the layers of felt and plastic to the bottom.

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 Then, they added large decorative stones to the deepest part.

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 It looks like a tough job but the beauty of the natural stone is totally worth it.

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 Finally finished adding rocks and the base layer of stone. Time to fill it up!

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This ingenious series of barrels is used to circulate the water through a filtration system.

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 They even installed 2 built-in lights for night swimming.

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 The next spring (2012) it was time to add onto the pond.

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 They planned to enclose the area with a custom patio.

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 A view from the new patio.

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 Beautiful!

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 After seeing this, it would be hard to be satisfied with a conventional swimming pool.

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The coolest part about this project isn’t the finished project (although it is beautiful). The dad who led the project works in IT and his son is a business student. They weren’t experts in the Swimming Pond Construction field, but they still did a wonderful job.

Source: Reddit via Viral Nova

Every minute spent on this project was worth it. If you like it, share it with others!


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