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Finally, My Dream Shop #10: He says I can start moving in.....

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Blog entry by Calgirl posted 2439 days ago 948 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 9: ProjectCalc Plus Part 10 of Finally, My Dream Shop series Part 11: AND THERE WAS LIGHT »

The Gen’l Contractor says that I can start moving in, even tho we have not had the final inspection. He had to have the plans redrawn because I moved the doors and windows. Then he has to have the plans stamped by the city before he can call for the “dry-in” and the final inspection. The target date is Wednesday but he is concerned that the holiday week will cause delays. So, I can start moving in, I just can’t place any insulation or wallboard yet. But, I can start moving machinery into the shop which will give me an uplift….....I’ve been getting tired and frustrated because of the waiting. Mike and I can not start hanging the cyclone until this weekend but I can get it out of my living room at least! The trailer is loaded with all sorts of pvc couplings that I have been waiting to see if I need any of them to hook up the system to the machines before returning them to the store. With the trailer empty, I can get some OSB and insulation in and ready to hang. The electrician still has to hook up the outlets in the boxes, so I still have no electricity except for the extension cord I have running from the garage. Today the soffit man came and put the soffits up all around and it looks fine. I’ve come up with a home-made version of a panel saw which I can build on the end of the “cabinet” where I will store the plywood. It will take up very little room and be very convenient to just pull a sheet from the cabinet and insert it into the panel saw for rough cutting. Oh, I have so many plans and items to build before I can even start working on furniture projects…..I still need a headboard….....but it will be wonderful to finally be in the shop. Would everyone please cross your fingers that we can get final approval Wednesday? Thanks !

-- Forget the health food, I need all the preservatives I can get !



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Thos. Angle

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#1 posted 2439 days ago

How ‘bout we say a little prayer?

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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Brad_Nailor

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#2 posted 2439 days ago

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Calgirl

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#3 posted 2439 days ago

Thomas,
I don’t want to wear out my welcome with the Lord! I am so thankful for my health and happiness that the little trivial things seem deminished in importance. And, I figure He knows my heart and will provide as He sees fit. I just try to remember to be thankful for the beauty in my life. Maybe just a little prayer will sneek in though !

-- Forget the health food, I need all the preservatives I can get !

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#4 posted 2439 days ago

Wahoo!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Karson

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#5 posted 2439 days ago

Great news. careful with the moving and don’t strain any muscles. or drop on any soft parts.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Alan Robertson

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#6 posted 2438 days ago

Fingers are busy today, but my toes are all crossed. Be safe with moving all that beautiful, heavy stuff. No worries about God. He’s partial to wood workers. Al

-- MrAl

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oscorner

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#7 posted 2438 days ago

Great news! Congratulations. It sounds like you’ll be spending a lot of time in the shop from now on with all the projects you need to build for the shop. Enjoy!!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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