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Blog series by albachippie updated 03-16-2010 12:07 PM 4 parts 4392 reads 24 comments total

Part 1: My New Workshop

02-03-2010 06:22 PM by albachippie | 3 comments »

My workshop has been in the design stages for over 2 years now. I have been collecting components for over 2 years though! The structure is a 15mm pine weather board/shiplap outer skin, foil faced bubble wrap insulated building paper layer, 89mm*38mm CLS frame with glasswool insulation, and a 11mm osb inner skin. I finished cutting the roof timbers today and took delivery of the final load f weather board… HOORAH! All i need to do now is demolish my existing concrete monstrosity, ...

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Part 2: Some photos

02-03-2010 07:28 PM by albachippie | 15 comments »

Some photos of progress so far My pile of timber (existing garage/shop in background) Some sections complete Ridge detail Completed roof timbers I like my DeWalt!

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Part 3: Still waiting!

02-08-2010 04:43 PM by albachippie | 2 comments »

Just a quick update! The shop is still a pile of sections and timber taking up space in my garden! I am planning on demolishing the existing one in three weeks or so. One of my neighbors has kindly offered to store my tools for a few days during construction, which will be a great help. Just frustrating seeing the panels on the ground being no use to any body! I’ll keep posting progress

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Part 4: At last, it goes up!

03-16-2010 12:07 PM by albachippie | 4 comments »

Well, the snow came and wouldn’t go away! So this has been an unusually long process, but, at last progress has been made. I decided that I had waited long enough for the snow to go and got the shovel out! Those panels are around here somewhere!First Panels go up at last! Roof on and cladding complete,almost! Internal OSB cladding Fitting out begins This has so far been a very long process, but I am in at last! I start a job tomorrow for a client to build ...

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