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Re: OT: Building in isolated location

Post by seal killer » Mon Aug 28, 2017 9:00 am

spro--

spro, I learned a long time ago that it is difficult to deter a determined criminal. Very difficult.

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Re: OT: Building in isolated location

Post by seal killer » Mon Aug 28, 2017 9:04 am

All--
it will be huge
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Re: OT: Building in isolated location

Post by Harold_V » Mon Aug 28, 2017 3:28 pm

seal killer wrote:All--
it will be huge
I can't believe I wrote that. Forgive me. Harold should have had it deleted from the board for violating the rules, written or unwritten.

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It's all a matter of one's perspective, eh?
I fully understand your comment, Bill, as I, too, have experienced the same thing. When moving from a single car garage, where I made a decent living for the duration of my run as Micro-Precision, the shop I have now is easily six times larger, and I'm crowded.

There is no amount of space one can have under a roof that can be considered enough. I have commented often, that I could put a roof on the world, then quickly fill up the resulting space.

I don't blame you for being excited, Bill. To you, it IS huge. :-)

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Re: OT: Building in isolated location

Post by seal killer » Tue Aug 29, 2017 4:39 pm

All--

These are just iPhone pictures, but this is the first garage/shop wall to be raised . . .
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08-29-17 Garage wall.JPG
The other walls have been built and are laying on the slab. (They may be up by now. I'm not on-site.)

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Re: OT: Building in isolated location

Post by spro » Wed Aug 30, 2017 3:06 pm

Progress moving apace during the pleasant weather. Wonderful. I do need to explain my earlier post. This is still the basic foundation and I knew that the final appearance may look much different. I have considered the wonderful views and realize how difficult it would be to insert a window, of any size, later. So it appears well thought out, to whatever arrangement may occur. There are always interior or exterior barriers as needs be.

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Re: OT: Building in isolated location

Post by warmstrong1955 » Fri Sep 01, 2017 7:41 am

Glad you are getting to the important stuff Bill.....the shop!!

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Re: OT: Building in isolated location

Post by seal killer » Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:04 am

All--

It has been a while since the last update. Too long. Quite a bit has been done. The garage/shop has been framed and roof decking is up. The radiant heating and cooling tubing is in place and all exposed tubing has been insulated. The entryway (external) door is up, but its transom is yet to be installed.

The vault door has been installed . . .

https://youtu.be/nPJaF2vqLXY

And, I found a year-around spring! It's tiny and almost inaccessible, but pretty cool, nonetheless.

https://youtu.be/Ypcm5UhOTN8

I don't have a picture of the garage with all the decking on. There are two 9' x 10' bays and one drive-through 10' x 10' bay. The 19'x 28' shop will be next to the house with entry via a garage door located in the wall between the drive-through bay and the shop. In front of the shop is a laundry room and half bath.
09-09-17 Garage.jpg
The external entry door is up, but still lacks the transom. The transom and the internal entry door are laying in the living room.
09-14-17 External Entry Door.jpg
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Re: OT: Building in isolated location

Post by warmstrong1955 » Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:50 pm

I was just wonderin' what you were up to Bill!
Nice! Things are progressing!

Spring has spranged?

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Re: OT: Building in isolated location

Post by seal killer » Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:31 am

Bill--

Yep. Spring is on its way down the road and fall is coming quickly.

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Re: OT: Building in isolated location

Post by spro » Fri Sep 22, 2017 3:54 am

Very well timed, Bill. It looks like everything will be covered before general winter.

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Re: OT: Building in isolated location

Post by seal killer » Fri Sep 22, 2017 9:01 pm

All--

This is not much of an update; just that the garage decking is all up (and the RoofLiner laid, not shown here) and the entry door transom is up.

I contracted for the metal roof on both the house and the garage . . . 26 gauge "hard metal"; I forgot its actual name. It began with a "G", I believe.

We are leaving for the site early in the morning. My brother in law drug his portable mill down from Michigan and is going to make lumber and beams out of some pine, hickory and redwood I had to take down to clear the site. I almost cried over some of it. I hate to cut a tree down. They are easy to cut down, but hard to stand back up.

If you are not sick of pictures and videos, I'll post more when I get back.

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09-22-17 Garage w decking.jpg
09-22-17 Entry door w transom.jpg
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Re: OT: Building in isolated location

Post by neanderman » Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:25 pm

Keep the updates and photos coming!
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