When we moved to Moraga, the railing around the back deck was a bit shaky.
You could push and pull it back and forth several inches. It was really scary.
Then, to my good fortune, my nephew, Davin Lyons, wanted to live out this way.
So we made a deal. He could stay here, and I'd pay him to work on several projects that needed doing.
If you look at them, you can see the influence of working with his dad. Among those projects were:

The deck and railing posts (this is about the posts)
Okay, okay, there are more I need to document. Like: