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Forum topic by Steve posted 06-26-2013 03:46 AM 658 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-26-2013 03:46 AM

Well a two man framing crew showed up at my place at 5:30 AM. They framed, sheeted and braced the wall’s for trusses and were out of my yard by 2:30 PM. That’s pretty impressive if you ask me. Now comes my job of trying to figure out how I will lay out my big power tools, so I can come up with a plan for the wiring.

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#1 posted 06-26-2013 04:01 AM

wow…Good stuff..

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#2 posted 06-26-2013 05:19 AM

Nice, what are you planning with the floor?

-- Jerry Nettrour, San Antonio,

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#3 posted 06-26-2013 05:23 AM

That is going to be great! I was wondering about the floor too. Also, how big is it going to be?

-- Kirk

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#4 posted 06-26-2013 06:53 AM

The floor will be a 5” thick concrete slab, total area with old garage 2100 sq. ft.

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#5 posted 06-26-2013 12:39 PM

Are you going to pull the wire for the tablesaw before they pour the floor?that way no cord on the floor..maby a dust port to..just my 2 cents


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#6 posted 06-26-2013 04:55 PM

That is going to make an awesome shop…thanks for the update..deep um coming!!

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#7 posted 06-26-2013 07:08 PM

That is going to be a great work space!

-- Kirk

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#8 posted 06-27-2013 01:14 AM

Welcon, how do you sleep at night with all this excitement? :D

If you need assistance with shop layout, Grizzly has an online tool you can use for free to give you an idea for tool placement, workflow, etc.

Regarding wiring, I had ceiling outlets installed. I placed one behind the jointer, to the right of the TS and over the right end of the workbench. These locations work well for me. FWIW

-- Art

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#9 posted 06-27-2013 01:58 AM

It doesn’t take long when you have a good crew working.

for electrical put in twice as many outlets as you think you need. I put in 110 outlets every 4 to 5 feet around the perimeter about 48 inches up. The 220 I put several in approx. where I thought I would need them and a couple in the ceiling also. the 220 outlets on the walls i put in at 8’ up. Makes it dificult to get the wrong plug in the outlet.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#10 posted 06-27-2013 02:20 AM

Thats going to be a great shop.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#11 posted 06-27-2013 02:23 AM

very nice start,keep us posted as progress continues….

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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