Basement #1: Pics 2

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Blog entry by mpwylie posted 05-12-2008 05:44 AM 821 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
no previous part Part 1 of Basement series Part 2: Floor is poured »

I think I figured out how to insert pics without the link. Sorry if this doesn’t work I am tring.

This is the wall before I cut it out for the door.

Pic 2 outside

The next 5 pics are under the house before the door.





The next 5 pics are after the door outside and in.





This is a hole for the footer for the new column. It is 2’x2’x18”

The last 4 pics is where I dug out the dirt for the floor.


-- Paul Wylie, Rogers, AR

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#1 posted 05-12-2008 06:03 AM

Very cool project! Looking forward to seeing more as you progress.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 05-12-2008 11:46 AM

This is interesting. And that is a lot of digging!!!! I assume that you are doing this by hand. Wow!! That is one aspect of the project that I am betting you will be glad when it is finished. Keep us posted on your progress.

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

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#3 posted 05-12-2008 02:07 PM

You have your work cut out for you. Been there, done that. When it is finished you will be so glad foe two reasons. 1) It’s finished, and 2) It’s finished. LOL You’ll love the new shop when your done.

-- JJohn

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Dominic Vanacora

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#4 posted 05-12-2008 04:23 PM

There has been many people that would have liked to have their craw space dug out but didn’t have the $40,000.00 to do it. Well I guess you feel the same way so you are doing it your self and digging it out BY HAND. This was never better than now…... YOUR THE MAN.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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#5 posted 05-12-2008 07:10 PM


Looking forward to other photos as your project moves toward completion.


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#6 posted 05-27-2008 12:59 PM

Thats going to be a nice shop.

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