Shop of my Dreams #4: More Progress

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Blog entry by bondogaposis posted 11-06-2015 03:23 PM 1009 reads 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 3: The Saga Continues Part 4 of Shop of my Dreams series Part 5: The building is done! »

It is coming along nicely now.

Ready for roofing.



Doors and windows.

Insulation, wiring and sheetrock.

Ready for siding.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#1 posted 11-06-2015 03:32 PM

Wish it was mine. Looks wonderful and it’s in a great setting too. The anticipation must be exhilarating.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 11-06-2015 03:36 PM

Well do I remember this stage of my shop. No more worries about getting sealed up before the weather hits. Time to relax and finish up the inside.
I’m really happy for you.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#3 posted 11-06-2015 03:58 PM

a beautiful shop, in a wonderful place, im sure your lighting and interior will be just a nice as the rest has been, as paul stated, relax and enjoy the inside work….have you mentioned how your heating this.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#4 posted 11-06-2015 03:59 PM

Get siding on the long walls while the weather holds then under cover for everything else.

Looking good

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#5 posted 11-06-2015 04:22 PM

Looking real good. Since I do not see any pipes sticking out of the roof, I am guessing electric heat,
but I have been wrong before. Woke up to snow on the ground in Missoula this mornilng, so I am
guessing you have an inch or two up there. If you can not work or play in the shop, you might be
able to go crosscountry skiing. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 77 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#6 posted 11-06-2015 04:24 PM

I like the generous overhangs. It’ll be a good place to air dry lumber, or just get a little fresh air.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#7 posted 11-06-2015 05:10 PM

I’m betting you can’t wait to move in it. What kind of siding are you planning for it?

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#8 posted 11-06-2015 05:11 PM

Everything is looking great. Thanks for taking us along for the ride!

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN - -

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#9 posted 11-06-2015 05:47 PM

Nice design with the overhangs. It kinda looks like an old train depot station.

-- There are rarely any mistakes made in turning, but there are a lot of on-the-fly design modifications!

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#10 posted 11-06-2015 07:18 PM

Nicely done! Maybe I missed it, what are your interior dimensions? 10’ ceiling?

I envy your straight walls (mine is built in my barn loft, have angled walls – hard to mount cabinets…)

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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#11 posted 11-06-2015 10:58 PM

Bondo, it is well worth the wait.

-- Art

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#12 posted 11-08-2015 04:48 AM

Jealous of all that space!

-- "....put that handsaw to work and make it earn its keep. - summerfi" <==< JuStiN >==>=->

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#13 posted 11-08-2015 06:06 AM

Awesome progress, love the 2 outside work areas. Looks great

-- Norman

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#14 posted 11-08-2015 08:23 PM

Bondo, that is a first class shop building and it will be a real fine shop after you get it all set up and finished. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#15 posted 11-16-2015 08:32 PM

Man, that is looking great.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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