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Constructing My New 30 X 30 Shop #5: Framing the Walls

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Blog entry by helluvawreck posted 318 days ago 1221 reads 1 time favorited 36 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made a decision early on that the shop would have 10 ft walls and 2 X 6 studs. I think that the shop will be better built and will hold more insulation. I wish that I could have taken more pictures and that I had a wider selection. The framing went well and the pictures should be self explanatory.

Thanks so much for reading this blog.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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Underdog

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#1 posted 318 days ago

It’s alive!

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nailbanger2

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#2 posted 318 days ago

Growing right out of the ground! You’ve gotta be sooo excited, Charles.

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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Sanding2day

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#3 posted 318 days ago

Sweet!!! Nice amount of space and what a great location… Such fun… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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degoose

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#4 posted 318 days ago

A monster of a shed…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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ellen35

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#5 posted 318 days ago

Awesome! This is going together quickly… but it can never go fast enough!
I am green with envy ;-)
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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Joe Lyddon

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#6 posted 318 days ago

It is GROWING!

... F A S T !

Looking good!

Picture #6:
What are those large openings (with Headers) going to be? If for doors, going to have steps outside?

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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firefighterontheside

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#7 posted 318 days ago

Lookin good.

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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stefang

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#8 posted 318 days ago

Great to see the walls up Charles. Good progress!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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grizzman

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#9 posted 318 days ago

fantastic charles, i wish i would have used 2×6 as well so i could have insulated better, but its worked out fine for me, thanks for the update, enjoy the journey…

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

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Arlin Eastman

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#10 posted 318 days ago

Congrats Charles

It looks great, I would give my left arm (wait that one still works) for something like that.
Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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PurpLev

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#11 posted 318 days ago

Looks like a great start for things to come. must be super exciting!!!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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jaykaypur

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#12 posted 318 days ago

It is looking good! Soon….......the machines/tools will go in and you will get to decorate it just like you want.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Cajun Box Sculptor

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#13 posted 318 days ago

What else can I say but Aw…YEAH..!

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DocSavage45

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#14 posted 318 days ago

Definitely going to be more efficient with those walls. Are you adding reflective foil insulation to the outside walls? I always love to get the framing together. I feels like what we imagined. LOL! You got enough pictures to tell the story. Nice to have three workers.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#15 posted 318 days ago

Charles, you must be in 7th heaven!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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