Adding on to the shop

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Blog series by wdkits1 updated 07-10-2011 09:02 PM 2 parts 5321 reads 8 comments total

Part 1: Week 1

06-24-2011 06:01 PM by wdkits1 | 4 comments »

Being in my shop for 10 years and relying on small electric heaters for heat has really been a pain so I have finally gotten around to building a room on the back that will be used for the heating system and the dust collector..It’s a small addition (6’x12’) but will be big enough for my needs. With the help of my youngest son and his friend to do most of the grunt work of digging footings, pouring bags of concrete, toting brick and mixing mortar I got the piers done. ...

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Part 2: Week 2

07-10-2011 09:02 PM by wdkits1 | 4 comments »

My helpers and I got lots done this week on the addition.We put down the T&G flooring and set the 6” x 6” posts.Got the rest of the beams installed and closed- in the side wall, end wall and installed the rafters. I got the Onduro roofing installed on Thursday and we finished up the board and batten on Friday. .It was nice to have help toting, fetching and nailing but all these things ended when my helpers began their own adventure with a trip to China.....

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