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setting up shop #2: setting up shop 2

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Blog entry by David longaker posted 1056 days ago 718 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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well as you can see i have moved up to a much larger shop
those pictures where taken about this time last year
i went from a 20×22 two car gragage with a small isile to walk down.
now is a 22×32 3 car gragae with 10 ft walls 2 sky lights a 12 ft bank of windows on the north side
and more outlets than you could shake a stick at.

this next set of photos is what i have done over the past year

may i say that insulating such a structure is a real pain it took me along with some much needed help
most of the winter to finnish. along with instaaling a pellet stove i got a menards. i must say that who ever invented the pellet stove should be given some type of aplose or something because it really works well my shop can get to about 70 – 80 in the winter. it takes about 2 hours to get there from a cold start but that is not bad consiedering the weather we get in chicago.

so you can see i have made much progress on my shop. i have more to show. so i will post more later



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patron

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#1 posted 1056 days ago

great improvement

and more room
sure makes a difference

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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dean2336

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#2 posted 1056 days ago

looks like agreat start.bet the gray matter is really in overdrive.ENJOY

-- dean2336,nebr.

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David Murray

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#3 posted 1054 days ago

Looks really nice, think about putting some type of wood sheeting on the walls. I used OSB in my shop, its fairly cost effective and you can hang a lot of stuff on it, you can’t do on drywall.

-- Dave from "The Sawdust Shed"

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#4 posted 1028 days ago

Looks nice!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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