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Arvada, CO
United States

I converted an old horse barn that a woman was renting out for car storage into an operational wood shop. It’s nothing fancy, especially from the outside, but it works for me! To get it ready, I installed a floor by grading it with dirt, laying pallets down as the foundation, then used 3/4” T&G sub-flooring panels to finish it off. Worked great! I also installed my own electrical system with plenty of lighting and receptacles. And to seal in the heat, I insulated the walls and ceiling, fixed the door, and installed windows. It’s still a bit tight but my business is young so I’ve got time to move up!

-- Scott Shaeffer, Owner - San Juan Carpentry

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#1 posted 01-30-2013 02:10 AM

Unique approach ,glad you made it work out.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-09-2013 08:31 PM

great idea with the pallets, and you have space… nice

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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