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Garage to Work Shop Conversion #8: The Rebuild Begins

249 days ago by twoblacklabs | 1 comment »

If you haven’t kept up, take a look at the forum entry ””Woodshop Disaster Today””:http://lumberjocks.com/topics/55735 Taking advantage of the situation to do more work on the shop. In years past, I busted up and hauled away (by hand, one truck load at a time), the cracked and heaved concrete floor. It was so bad, you could not even take a step without either dropping or climbing 6” either way. After it was removed, I spread and compacted 15 tons of crus...

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Initial Shop Plan #1: Planning the new shop

648 days ago by gmaffPappy | 10 comments »

So, I’ve been given the thumbs up by the Power That Is My Wife to buy the much desired table saw and to finally build a shop around it. So, here’s the design. Any input is welcome. I want to build two sliding barn doors that will separate the shop from the rest of the garage, but can be opened up if I need more space. I also want to raise the floor 6”+ so I can put dust collection ducts beneath. I;ve designed a ramp built at the end of the floor against the garag...

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Endgrain Floor - Made from scratch #3: Getting things going...

2279 days ago by Thomas Porter | 16 comments »

NOTE TO THOSE WHO WANT TO DO THIS…Please don’t use regular grout like me. The wood shrinks slightly and is allowed to move because of the urethane adhesive remaining pliable. There’s tiny little cracks where the wood has separated on the outer tiles in the room. It’s not going to weather well, so I’m replacing the grout in the near future. Thank goodness endgrain floors are cheap material cost. :-) Everything else I did was fine, but the grout was an experiment t...

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Endgrain Floor - Made from scratch #2: Buying the Materials

2279 days ago by Thomas Porter | 7 comments »

NOTE TO THOSE WHO WANT TO DO THIS…Please don’t use regular grout like me. The wood shrinks slightly and is allowed to move because of the urethane adhesive remaining pliable. There’s tiny little cracks where the wood has separated on the outer tiles in the room. It’s not going to weather well, so I’m replacing the grout in the near future. Thank goodness endgrain floors are cheap material cost. :-) Everything else I did was fine, but the grout was an experiment t...

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Endgrain Floor - Made from scratch #1: Endgrain Flooring (Cobblewood)

2283 days ago by Thomas Porter | 4 comments »

NOTE TO THOSE WHO WANT TO DO THIS…Please don’t use regular grout like me. The wood shrinks slightly and is allowed to move because of the urethane adhesive remaining pliable. There’s tiny little cracks where the wood has separated on the outer tiles in the room. It’s not going to weather well, so I’m replacing the grout in the near future. Thank goodness endgrain floors are cheap material cost. :-) Everything else I did was fine, but the grout was an experiment t...

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