A little shop update and a BIG question??Here’s a couple of pics of the latest progress. Fiber cement siding on two sides and I’ll start sheet metal on other two today. I’ve been relegated to shortened workdays with the ...
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I've "winged it" and built some nice things, e.g. house, cabinets, furniture, using the most basic of tools over the past 30 years. I have collected a few firsts (for me) such as a 6" jointer and lunchbox planer and hope to start bulding a new shop by the end of the year. The current shop is very tight at 16' X 24' and everything in the world has to be stored there. I hope to glean a few ideas about shop layout efficiency from you LJs out there. It has already been great fun just seeing the different ideas on making tools mobile, since very few have all the space they need! Look forward to interaction with and maybe even offering a little something to the LJ community.
-- Like Guy Clark sez - "Sometimes I use my head, Sometimes I get a bigger hammer"
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I have no idea why this did not post yesterday but I’ll try again! After 9 days of rain, I finally got a tin roof on the shop. Within a week, I have put sheathing on the walls and wrapped it in either house wrap, double bubble fo...
Started the rafter system today and snapped a few pics. This was me enjoying some of Shiner, TX. finest after the first wall section one month ago.
..when I build the new shop…This shop/carport has been in the planning/talking stage so long that even the moss it gathered grew old. Though plans changed drastically along the way, there’s finally something to see and ...
Ah the winter doldrums in Louisiana. Too wet to dig footings so I’m trying to nail down some electrical details. I’d treasure some advice on the following – I plan to run a couple of 220V circuits for future growth while I’...