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Project by sarge posted 12-07-2009 08:18 PM 2205 views 2 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well the long road of construction is more or less over. The new garage is built the door goes up and down and the cars fit inside. Now all I have to do is get all the wifes “stuff” out of “MY SHOP”.

We built a nice 25’x25’ garage. Leaving me with a very comfy 22×22 shop. The layout will not be hammered out till all the “stuff” is out, leaving only the important stuff.

I have gone out and bought one new addition for the shop. It’s one of those zero gravity recliners from Cabela’s. Should be a great fit for those long winter days making saw dust. Every shop needs a command post a think station a place to recharge, right. Hey I got it in tan so it would show saw dust. Good thinkin right….

Anyway, I have attached some picutes of before and after.

Oh yeh, we also added a front porch. Cedar stained to match the cherry front door.

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year to everyone. please be safe and love all those around you like there is no tomorrow.

Sarge

-- GOD CREATED THE EARTH WITH TREES, GOD CREATED MAN WITH BRAINS TO MAKE A SAW. THE REST IS UP TO US. LETS MAKE SOME SAW DUST.





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dbhost

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#1 posted 12-07-2009 08:24 PM

WOW…

That had to cost a pretty penny, but I bet it seriously improved the value of your home…

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#2 posted 12-07-2009 08:29 PM

What I wouldn’t give for a 22’x22’ shop! Looks good … congratulations.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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sarge

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#3 posted 12-07-2009 08:39 PM

IT HELPS A LOT TO HAVE A BROTHER-IN LAW THAT IS A BUILDER AND ONE THAT IS AN ELECTRICIAN. THEN GREAT FRIENDS THAT DO PAINTING AND DRYWALL. ALL THIS REALLY KEPT THE COST WAY DOWN.
WE CAME IN ON BUDGET, NO REALLY WE DID. THE WIFE AND I HAVE BEEN PLANNING AND SAVING FOR ABOUT THREE YEARS FOR THIS. THE TIME JUST WORKED OUT RIGHT.

-- GOD CREATED THE EARTH WITH TREES, GOD CREATED MAN WITH BRAINS TO MAKE A SAW. THE REST IS UP TO US. LETS MAKE SOME SAW DUST.

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#4 posted 12-07-2009 08:57 PM

very cool, congrats on the new beginning… always fun times (to a point)

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

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#5 posted 12-07-2009 09:17 PM

Nice work, and congrats on your new shop.

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#6 posted 12-07-2009 09:24 PM

Looks good from here!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#7 posted 12-07-2009 09:32 PM

Looks great, you’re one lucky man.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#8 posted 12-07-2009 10:16 PM

Looks like great space

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#9 posted 12-07-2009 11:16 PM

Looks great but you will need to post the layout inside (when you get rested)

-- RTB. stray animals are just looking for love

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#10 posted 12-08-2009 01:01 AM

Mighty fine ..looks like Santa Claus came early!! Enjoy.

-- "Safety is habit you start and always keep!"

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#11 posted 12-08-2009 01:26 AM

congrats there…have fun putting the new shop togeather…......when you have it done and sit in your “command post” you will have the satisfaction that comes with your own shop…......then let the dust fly

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

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#12 posted 12-08-2009 01:30 AM

Wow – I’d never thought using one of those zero gravity chairs in the shop. It’s now on my wish list.

BTW – your addition really updated your home.

-- Joe

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#13 posted 12-08-2009 01:35 AM

I LOVE the timber frame for the entry. That’s a cool touch that really defines the house. I can’t wait to see the inside!.

-- The secret to getting ahead is getting started.

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#14 posted 12-08-2009 01:50 AM

Really changes the whole look… well done..

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

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#15 posted 12-08-2009 04:00 AM

Let the fun begin! Looking forward to seeing your shop progress. I am just finishing up my new shop and you will enjoy doing your new shop. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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