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Joel, his brother Jake and the Yardcore crew outfitted Blog Cabin 2014 with the ultimate boat dock and deck. 

Team Huddle

Chris Grundy meets with Yardcore hosts Joel and Jake Moss to go over the game plan for the boat dock at Blog Cabin 2014.

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It's a Yardcore Takeover

Thanks to the dynamic duo, Blog Cabin 2014 is set up with a dream boat dock and lake-worthy features.

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What a View

Stairs lead up to the second level of the dock for a picturesque view of Lake Hamilton.

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Are You Yardcore?

Jake and Joel Moss at the 2014 Blog Cabin in Winter Haven, FL.

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Construction of the bar for dock is underway at the 2014 Blog Cabin in Winter Haven, FL.

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Yardcore to the Rescue

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Chris Grundy and Doug Tolson start work on the spiral staircase at the 2014 Blog Cabin in Winter Haven, FL.

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Chris Grundy and Doug Tolson start work on the spiral staircase at the 2014 Blog Cabin in Winter Haven, FL.

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Another Way Up

Chris Grundy and Doug Tolson hard at work at the 2014 Blog Cabin in Winter Haven, FL.

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No Worries

Built into the side of the dock are two hammock frames to provide a relaxing getaway.

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Work begins on the cypress & concrete table for the dock at the 2014 Blog Cabin in Winter Haven, FL.

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It's Not Easy Being Green

The dock's bar gets a paint job by Grundy.

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It's a Trap

Grundy finds a way to get the job done.

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Team Work

Chris Grundy and Jake Moss working on the cypress & concrete table for the dock at the 2014 Blog Cabin in Winter Haven, FL.

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Jake and Joel fit the concrete top on to the bar at the 2014 Blog Cabin in Winter Haven, FL.

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All Hands on Deck

How many guys does it take to hang a chandelier?

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Chris Grundy and the crew hang the chandelier over the table at the 2014 Blog Cabin in Winter Haven, FL.

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Easy as 1, 2, 3

In a fast and timely manner, Grundy and the Yardcore team finish transforming the backyard into a lakeside paradise.

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Nothing Beats a Good View

Jake and Joel Moss at the 2014 Blog Cabin in Winter Haven, FL.

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Ready to Relax

Now that the work is done, it's time to play.

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Chris Grundy, Doug Tolson and Jake and Joel Moss go for a boat ride at the 2014 Blog Cabin in Winter Haven, FL.

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Tour Joel and Jake's Dock

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Hero Shot of Dock

The coolest thing under the Florida sun is this breezy, two-story boat dock, designed to entice both nature-lovers and watersports fans.

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Sunset over Lake and Dock

"One of the concepts we came up with is to take from the natural beauty we have on property and incorporate that into our build," says host of Yardcore Joel Moss.

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Bar with Lights in Evening

Over the bar a custom-made chandelier mimics the live oak trees found on property.

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Corner With Built In Hammocks

DIY Network's Blog Cabin 2014

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Built In Hammocks over Lake

Two hammocks hang off the corner to provide extra lounge space.

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Spiral Staircase to Upper Deck

A spiral staircase leads from the first level of the boat dock to a sun deck, surrounded by breathtaking views of Lake Hamilton.

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Boardwalk to Back Yard and House

On the edge of this 5-acre property, a 175-foot walkway leads to the boat dock. To soften the walkway, Jake Moss, host of Yardcore, designed wings, which cantilever out and house potted palms.

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Tall Grasses in Lake Water

DIY Network's Blog Cabin 2014

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Lake Shore and Dock in Evening

"The boat dock was built to emulate the architecture of the house," says project manager Dylan Eastman. "The slope of the roof is the same as the slope of the house."

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Bar and Spiral Starecase in Evening

Rivaling the bungalow's original staircase, handrails on the upper deck are designed with a sunburst pattern.

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Bar with House in Background

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Boat and Bar in Evening

The dock is complete with a boat lift and a 2014 MasterCraft NXT 20 wakeboard boat.

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MasterCraft Boat on Lift

During the Blog Cabin Boat Vote, online voters pinned their favorite color combinations. Winning choices included an orange exterior with a carbon flint interior.

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Stern of Mastercraft Boat

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Boat In Water

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Wide Shot of Dock Interior

A flat-screen TV is displayed in a custom-built box to withstand outdoor elements.

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Quicken Loans Logo on LG TV

DIY Network's Blog Cabin 2014

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Dishes on Concrete Counter

Concrete countertops were custom-built to mimic the kitchen countertops indoors. This hardworking surface showcases smoky, taupe hues that blend seamlessly with the surrounding earthy tones.

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Dock Bar

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Drink Cooler Door Closeup

During the Blog Cabin's People Choice voting period, online voters selected plantation-style cabinetry for the boat dock bar.

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Drink Cooler CLoseup

This sink functions as a spot to ice down drinks for a dock party.

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Wood Bar Stool Closeup

The base of the island is built from locally-sourced Cyprus tree stumps to add eye-catching design that plays off cues from the area.

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Dish Network Logo on Concrete Counter

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Boardwalk and Dock in Afternoon

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Spiral Staircase to Upper Deck

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View of Dock From the Water

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Low Shot From Water

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Dock and Boardwalk From House

This custom-designed boat dock sits on over a 100 feet of marshy shoreline.

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Tall Grass with Dock in Background

A few feet from the dock, the gentle ripple of Lake Hamilton and rustle of native grasses lull the sense.

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Boardwalk to Dock in Evening

The outdoor walkway is constructed to resemble a boardwalk that leads from the backyard spaces to the home's private boat dock.

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Plants on End of Dock in Evening

Potted palms soften the structure and tell a story of Floridian lifestyle.

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Trees on Lake Shore

DIY Network's Blog Cabin 2014

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Whooping Cranes in Back Yard

Wildlife is abundant on property, to include a family of cranes and other native birds.

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Sunset View of Dock

Lake Hamilton sunsets are among one of the most magnificent spectacles.

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Sunset over Lake and Dock 2

In the rich glow of this marshy lake, the boat dock offers a relaxing escape day or night.

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