Basement workshop #6: Before and after shots

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Blog entry by Nighthawk posted 515 days ago 1103 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Just for those that are interested… (not that there will be many) a few before and after shots…

Still have a long way to go… and probably another three or for pours of concrete before the floor is complete… however… slightly higer res photos here

-- Rome wasn't built in a day... but I wasn't on that job? ...

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#1 posted 514 days ago

Awesome transformation. Even the wood posts look better :)
It’s probably great to be able to place any tool anywhere now and not having to worry about it rusting or tipping or sitting evel. You’ve expanded the shop tenfold! Well worth it!

-- If you can't joint it, bead it!

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#2 posted 514 days ago

It’s really looking good. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 514 days ago

looks good. my basement workshop from long ago did not have a door to the outside or a window. i like the router table.

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#4 posted 514 days ago

wow, that a difference!

I keep saying that adding white walls is HUGE!

nice setup

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#5 posted 514 days ago

Lookin’ GOOD!!!
I’m in the process of getting my shop in shape. Just painting goes a long way to improving the place. Obviously, a poured concrete floor is a MAJOR improvement. I had conrete floors but, in very rough shape, so I laid “DriCore” subfloor panels to smooth the floor out. Ain’t nothing level, but machines roll nicely now!!!

Congrats on the upgrades, now go make some sawdust!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#6 posted 514 days ago

The strange thing is I am techniquely using less space that I was before but with the floor and (some what organisation) I seem to have more room to do things than before simply because as said I can put things where I want on an even floor.

Long way to go yet this is only about a third of it… :-(

-- Rome wasn't built in a day... but I wasn't on that job? ...

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#7 posted 513 days ago

Great improvement, looks wonderful

-- Norman

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