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Workshop by CaptainStu posted 03-20-2014 12:58 PM 1860 reads 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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CaptainStu

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, NH
United States

I built my Workshop to do many things…
I needed a space to store lots of stuff, work on engines/transmissions, electrical work, do woodworking, lawnmower and snow blower storage and repair, and garden supplies, so I needed a versatile space.

Shed Specs:
16×16
8’10” ceiling
4” Thick concrete slab with 1” rigid foam under for thermal break
2×4 Walls
36” Steel entry door
Vinyl siding with architectural shingles
2×6 Drop down stairs to access the upper area Attic is 7”6” tall in center Opening to attic is 4’x6’

I built the shed myself and the shelving, benches, and cabinets. (This was my first time doing any of this by the way)

Let me know if you have questions or want to see more pics.
Thanks, Steve


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redryder

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#1 posted 03-22-2014 05:25 AM

Looks like a great workshop with all the necessities inside.
There must be a reason for no interior walls and only partially insulated…................

-- mike...............

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#2 posted 03-22-2014 06:05 AM

very nice shop very organized.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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CaptainStu

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#3 posted 03-24-2014 10:12 AM

Yes, I am still in the finishing stages. I have to finish insulation in walls and ceiling, complete electrical and decide on drywall or plywood walls.
I need to wait until spring thaw to dig the trench for electrical. Running 30A of 220v.
Currently working off of two extension cords backfeeding the shed. Its a 130’ run… Lights dim hard when the saw is turned on.

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Cruiszr

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#4 posted 03-26-2014 03:05 AM

CaptainStu, I feel your pain. Went through the same thing with the ext. cords a few years back when I was building my shop. Took me several years before I could rent the trencher and get a cable in the ground. Ended up running #2 and put in a 100 amp service to handle what I have up running now and for the future. The shop has a second floor I use for a break and design/planning area. Still haven’t finished out the upstairs other than installing the insulation in the ceiling. I do have a table, frig. & TV upstairs for a cold drink or news on the TV.

-- George R. Forest, Virginia

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whitebeast88

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#5 posted 03-27-2014 02:20 PM

great looking shop you have.

welcome to lumberjocks!!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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DMLehmann

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#6 posted 06-08-2014 07:17 PM

Hello,

Nice build. Very similar to what I am planning. How did you frame the floor (engineered I beams?)? Also, what is the roof pitch.

Thanks

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CaptainStu

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#7 posted 10-04-2014 05:32 PM

Sorry for the long delay… I used 2×10 16” OC and the roof is 12/12

I am almost done with the ditch…
1” conduit for 30amps of 220v power
1” conduit for cable/internet
3/4” PEX for water to the shed for an outside hose connection
3/4” PEX to run air from the shed up to the driveway

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