My New Workshop Project from start to finish outside

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Blog entry by Quebecnewf posted 11-14-2008 04:17 AM 1407 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well I finished the new workshop siding today . Hydro is due in to connect me next week and then I will move my tools from the old shop to the new and start the process of building the inside.

Here are photos
Old building to be removed

This is the building that I removed
Starting to remove steel siding

Removing steel siding from the old building . The 8×8 you see sticking up through the snow will support the new workshop
Roof stripped
Stripping the roof
Roof off
Roof Off
Starting foundation
More Foundation
2x8 Floor Joists

Floor Joists
all floor joists laid
wet day for work
building walls
more wall work
Getting walls ready
lots of buddies to put up wall
Buddies to put up walls
wall work
one up three to go
three up 1 to go
Three up one to go
4 walls
All up
beam for loft floor
beam for loft floor
cables to hold walls together
installing cables to hold walls together
loft floor work
Working on loft floor
more rafters
rafters and loft floor
rafter work
Rafter Work
insulation on roof 4" sty
Putting on the styrofoam 4”
skylights in south roof
Skylights in south roof
roof ready for steel
steel in gables
Steel in gables
west end view
View of west end
me and my better half
Me and the better half on the roof
and voila the outside is finished
and the outside is finished
high tide
High Tide

Hope you like it


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#1 posted 11-14-2008 04:25 AM

Thank you for the recap pics.
Hope you would soon enjoying working wood in your new shop – nice shop.

The best wish to you.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 11-14-2008 04:38 AM

Nice job….did it go as easy as you made it feel when looking at the photos? Can’t wait to see the inside area…

-- Splinters - Living and Loving life in the Rockies - -

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#3 posted 11-14-2008 02:42 PM

Beautiful location and great looking shop.

-- Hope Never fails

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Grant Davis

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#4 posted 11-14-2008 03:12 PM

HOT DANG, that is a shop to be proud of and envious of from where I am sitting.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#5 posted 11-14-2008 03:42 PM

This has been a great project to watch. Thanks for the opportunity to see it from start to finish.

-- Working at Woodworking

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Thos. Angle

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#6 posted 11-14-2008 06:27 PM

Looks like one to be proud of. Great job.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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Will Mego

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#7 posted 11-22-2008 02:44 AM

looks good, been following it for awhile…were you still looking for wooden door hinge designs? I ran across some very old traditional methods illustrated.

-- "That which has in itself the greatest use, possesses the greatest beauty." -

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#8 posted 11-22-2008 04:07 AM

Can you give me a link?

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#9 posted 11-23-2008 06:38 PM

Thanks for sharing your project.What a great new shop.And the view is to die for.Love it.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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