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Updated pictures of the shop and the LIFT installation...

Discussion in 'The Tool Shed' started by sled_dog, Sep 23, 2006.

  1. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    Just a few updated pictures of our shop. Need to slap a coat of white or gray paint on the walls. Needs just that little more bright going for it. Ton of lights, its nice and bright as it is.

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    The portion to the right and the trailer are for Dad's work tools, equipment, supplies, etc.
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    And the 10,000lbs lift we just purchased. Its from Complete Hydraulic, their site seems to be down at the moment. $1650 + 200 something for the ride to a local freight depot. I'll post a review of what I think of it when its operational. So far it looks pretty good. Dad and I spent a grand total of like 3 or 4 hours on it today and are almost half way done the install(ok little less than half I guess...). We farted around a lot today doing it.
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    WOW! that is a great looking shop. man I need to move out of California, that the only way I will be able to afford something like that. look beautiful.
     
  3. nvrenuf

    nvrenuf NONE shall pass! Premium Member

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    Shop size? Door sizes?

    Very nice looking, I envy you. :thumb:
     
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    Nice,,, why all the 1'x1' squares in the particle board walls?
     
  5. sled_dog

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    its not 1x1, its 8x4 sheets with stud lines painted on them(made that way). We were going to drywall then the guy who does most of the drywall work for my Dad said that when he built his pole barn, when it settled all the drywall cracked bad. So Dad said screw it, plywood was cheaper, easier, and if anything will add structure to the building, not to mention make it easy to mount crap to the walls.

    I forget what the final dimensions are, I will ask Dad tomorrow and post up.
     
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    im going to bring my blazer over so you can do some work for me... lol
    NICE shop. i hate you... but in a GREAT way.
     
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    Badass Shop!:thumb: :saweet:
     
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    Ditto

    Alan, im moving in with you and buying another blazer! Looks sweet man.
     
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    i'd guess 50 x 20 ish with a 16 x 8 and a 8 x 8 door.

    looks great. a lift would come in handy for me.
    my parents just finished a 35 x 30 not to long ago at thier place.
     
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    50x30 or 25, I forget exactly which. lift install is finished by we are storing another lift for my Dad's friend so I can't get onto the lift to test it with a car. Mom slapped a coat of junk white paint on the walls as a primer, going to go work on painting the walls a light grey today.
     
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    damn, that's not a half bad setup.
     
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    nice!!! I'm looking at houses in PA so I can build a big garage too. Did the people at your town hall give you an idea of how much they would raise your taxes?
     
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    Why not put up tin sheeting inside and out similar to what you used on the roof?

    I know, its a crapload of bolts to do, but it'd look nice, never need to be painted, and last forever...
     
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    we painted the walls light grey (the ceiling is white), and put up some dark grey trim. It looks really good, as well as being quite bright inside. Actually we used up all the white paint we had for a primer coat, then painted the walls light grey. I'll get some pictures whenever we get it cleaned up and looking like a garage.
     
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    Damn, a friend has a garage that looks nearly ideantical. Finish, even the location, lol. Hes got an overhang over the front though...

    You putting a loft up in the attic?
     
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    is one. stairs to it are steep which sucks(don't know why Dad didn't plan that better).
     
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    I am green with envy. :D
    That garage is awesome.
     
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    I am SO jealous!
     

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