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Blog entry by drfixit posted 02-12-2010 06:35 AM 894 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Kinda a wood working project… Working on a new bedroom.


Doing everything myself…. finishing the drywall is a bit of a pain.. but its a learning experiance.

But when I get done with the room, it will be time to head back to the shop, will need a new beroom suite.

-- I GIVE UP!!!! I've cut this @!&*!% board 3 times.... its still too short!



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patron

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#1 posted 02-12-2010 06:48 AM

more room is always good ,
and doing it yourself ,
teaches many things ,
and saves money !

well done .

-- 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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#2 posted 02-12-2010 06:53 AM

Dry wall baaaa don’t like it. your addition looks like its coming along very well.

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#3 posted 02-12-2010 02:26 PM

I share your opinion about drywall. I had rather run plumbing than finish out drywall. I can do it but it is not one of my favorites. The room is coming along well. It won’t be long before your are ready for paint and trim work.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#4 posted 02-12-2010 11:02 PM

drywall maybee dusty work
but it is far better than
plastre brickwalls and
smooth them aut to be
plane
this is much faster
escuse me forasking
do you build this in a
container it looks so
similar :-)
where is your duct tape
that wood have been fast
to use that

Dennis

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drfixit

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#5 posted 02-13-2010 08:32 AM

Yes, it is in a 40 foot high cube shipping container, we ge hurricanes here sometimes, so building strong!

-- I GIVE UP!!!! I've cut this @!&*!% board 3 times.... its still too short!

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Woodfix

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#6 posted 02-18-2010 01:08 PM

You must have some interesting building codes where you are, if they let you build rooms into shipping containers

Cheers

-- Living is a constant gamble, life is about working the odds in your favour

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