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TOOLS, CONSTRUCTION, ALTERNATIVE ENERGY => Shops Garages and Barns => Topic started by: stlaser on September 28, 2018, 08:21:14 PM

Title: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on September 28, 2018, 08:21:14 PM
Ok, time to start a shop build thread. We are buying (under contract at moment) an L-shaped storage condo. It measures 1125 sq ft, has a service entry door and two overhead garage doors. One is 10 x 14 and the other is 12 x14. 16 foot ceilings, electric thermostat controlled heater & 125 amp panel. Should be able to start building a mezzanine in it next week. After some thinking it will be a wooden structure with solid second story floor. Here she is & I will get better pics of the rest of facility later. Facility is gated & has biometric entry, fully video secured & a club house for the old guys to BS & drink coffee. Members have restroom and shower facility on site. It has an HOA, is taxed as commercial (single downside imo) & most guys tack on a rider policy to home insurance to cover assets. Building insurance is covered via Hoa fees.

(http://i.imgur.com/lNfgy6Q.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/wVbWdmb.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/RMfZC1K.jpg)
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: Flyin6 on September 28, 2018, 08:24:04 PM
I'm diggin' this
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: dave945 on September 28, 2018, 09:53:45 PM
That should make a nice shop, it?s starting off clean, that?s a start.


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Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on September 28, 2018, 10:23:40 PM
That should make a nice shop, it?s starting off clean, that?s a start.


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Yeah it?s clean now, he had several other units with the floors epoxied. It was a $5k option and well no sense paying $5k to have me end up ruining it.
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: KensAuto on September 29, 2018, 01:36:46 AM
2 questions... forgive my ignorance...so you would actually own it, so you could do whatever you want, within hoa guidelines?
..and, how close is the bathroom?(sounds important)


Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on September 29, 2018, 07:53:07 AM
2 questions... forgive my ignorance...so you would actually own it, so you could do whatever you want, within how guidelines?
..and, how close is the bathroom?(sounds important)

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We own it, they have been increasing around 7% per year the last four years or so at least. I spoke with this guy for the last two years ( still have emails ). So basically we own it just like a condo house. I can do whatever inside the building, for the record no Mary Jane business allowed though.

Thee are 6 units or so between me and clubhouse ( facilities) so 400-500 foot maybe?
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: Bigdave_185 on September 29, 2018, 04:04:42 PM
Do you have basic drinking water at your location? Or is that club house also?

What other shops or storage units being used for near by?  Like minded folks as yourself?


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Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on September 29, 2018, 04:21:01 PM
Do you have basic drinking water at your location? Or is that club house also?

What other shops or storage units being used for near by?  Like minded folks as yourself?


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Basic drinking water is in clubhouse. Along with kitchenette & lounge etc.

The locals, from the few I have met they are definitely like minded. A few small businesses work out of them. A few hot rod guys build toys there. One guy is a military vehicle guy and he has a full kitchen he wheels out at 4th of July and everyone has a get together. They cook hot dogs & burgers then watch fireworks over the dirt track that is directly south of this place. I heard there is a group of old guys who get together and eat breakfast at some hole in the wall cafe. For some this is a place to retreat to from HH6.....
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on September 29, 2018, 04:25:33 PM
Worth noting there are around 5 of these types of places within 15 mins of our new house 1 is within a mile actually but I didn?t care for the guy running it. They did have restrooms in each unit though & were a bit higher per sq ft then what I?m paying. The place I?m at runs from $130 a sq & up depending on new or used units & size etc. My unit was used & is a second phase build newer ones have some slight differences. This was started in 08 and is on its fourth & last phase coming up.
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: Bigdave_185 on September 29, 2018, 05:20:45 PM
Worth noting there are around 5 of these types of places within 15 mins of our new house 1 is within a mile actually but I didn?t care for the guy running it. They did have restrooms in each unit though & were a bit higher per sq ft then what I?m paying. The place I?m at runs from $130 a sq & up depending on new or used units & size etc. My unit was used & is a second phase build newer ones have some slight differences. This was started in 08 and is on its fourth & last phase coming up.
So odly enough. I have had a long time thought of building a similar style place.  A getaway type place.  Two level MaNsion for those guys.   Lowest level garage shop open styling. I was thinking like a cross but with more sides.    Upper level sort of cigar shop style and bbq joint.  Open kitchen bar but no staff.  Provide your own service. 


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Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on September 29, 2018, 10:36:52 PM
I calculated the material for the 16 foot X 14 foot mezzanine I will be building in a week or two. Will send short list out for quote Monday.

6pcs 4x6x16 foot Douglas fir posts will notch for laminated beams
17pcs 2 1/2 x 9 1/2 I Joists x 16 foot laid on 12 inch centers
2 pcs 10 or 12 inch laminated beam x 16 foot
9 pcs 23/32 nd 4 x 8 sheets plywood (flooring)
3 pcs 2 x 12 x 16 foot (stairs)
3 pcs 2 x 10 x 16 foot (treads)

Yes, little overkill but will not be going anywhere....
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: Bigdave_185 on September 29, 2018, 10:44:07 PM
Sounds about like the size loft I am doing, I had planned in tying off of two walls and two post oof the other side to the floor, metal posts to floor.  All other material is same.  Interested in your cost vs mine.  Do you by chance have wheelwright lumber in your area.  It may be just a local shop


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Title: New GLO Shop
Post by: TexasRedNeck on September 29, 2018, 11:06:12 PM
What?s with all the wood in a metal fabshop?  What happened to using steel?


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Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on September 29, 2018, 11:12:46 PM
What?s with all the wood in a metal fan shop?  What happened to using steel?


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Time frame, I can have the loft built and in place by myself in 2 solid days. Steel, well that process is 4 x as long not including getting it powdered. In addition I think the wood structure will hold heat better in the winter (underneath it) as I plan to have my mill, lathes, drill press and saw under it and tarp the front so I don?t have to heat whole shop all the time. The second down side to this space is no gas line run into it. Had they done that I could run a a radiant tube heater very efficiently.

I did consider steel posts and two I beams then I joists. After considering it I really do not see any benefit.
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on September 29, 2018, 11:14:10 PM
Sounds about like the size loft I am doing, I had planned in tying off of two walls and two post oof the other side to the floor, metal posts to floor.  All other material is same.  Interested in your cost vs mine.  Do you by chance have wheelwright lumber in your area.  It may be just a local shop


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We do not, I have no issue taking a picture of the quotes and texting it to you though.
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: Bigdave_185 on September 29, 2018, 11:53:15 PM
I haven?t ordered my material yet but I would be happy to get a starting quote to go off, momma isn?t gonna like the additional cost upfront but will like the storage area that is all hers when it?s done.  Mine is looking like 15x12


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Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on September 30, 2018, 12:05:17 AM
I haven?t ordered my material yet but I would be happy to get a starting quote to go off, momma isn?t gonna like the additional cost upfront but will like the storage area that is all hers when it?s done.  Mine is looking like 15x12


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Copy, I?m gunna build it to be able to park an Abrahams tank on it....
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: TexasRedNeck on September 30, 2018, 09:15:26 AM
Shawn I?d advise to go with the 11-1/2 I joists. The 9-1/2s I used weren?t as solid as I?d liked over the same span even though I got the 230 series with wider thicker flanges. True mine are on 16 center but still flex without a ton of weight on them


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Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on September 30, 2018, 09:26:37 AM
Charles how far did you span them?
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: TexasRedNeck on September 30, 2018, 09:52:57 AM
16 ft 16oc


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Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on September 30, 2018, 10:19:39 AM
Copy, 11.5 s then

I?ll still hold the 12 inch centers and should be good
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: TexasRedNeck on September 30, 2018, 12:43:15 PM
Yeah that was one of my biggest disappointments. I used span tables and engineering notes and it was still too spongy


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Title: New GLO Shop
Post by: TexasRedNeck on September 30, 2018, 07:02:42 PM
Not bad mind you but just not rock solid.   Within L/360 but I wanted it stiffer


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Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on September 30, 2018, 08:03:33 PM
I plan on having some weight up there, overkill isn?t a bad idea. I appreciate the feedback, Dave & Ken that doesn?t include you.....
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: KensAuto on September 30, 2018, 11:54:06 PM
Uh, ok.

..never built a loft anyway. But I will point out your screw-ups, even if there isn't any. :)
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 01, 2018, 12:12:11 AM
Uh, ok.

..never built a loft anyway. But I will point out your screw-ups, even if there isn't any. :)

Didn?t realize you were watching this thread, if I had I would have made a reference to H.

You know something along the lines of Tex & I are designing this loft to be strong enough to even hold H. That way you could have something of reference you?re familiar with you know, so as to make sure this thread has a feeling of all inclusiveness for you.
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 08, 2018, 04:10:04 PM
Acquired access to the new shop Friday. Wife moved a bunch of her house junk into it Sat. Nothing like moving stuff three times....

So at 11 am the local lumber yard dropped this off from a roll back bed truck.

(http://i.imgur.com/2uzHfix.jpg)

A little sorting and we had our components for the mezzanine. 

(http://i.imgur.com/jCkxf5w.jpg)

I had two hours, so I cut posts down to 8? & started notching them to accept the engineered beam that will be cradled into the posts.

(http://i.imgur.com/rncVCz0.jpg)

I had two cut and had to head home to meet window cleaners...... :rolleyes:
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 08, 2018, 06:16:37 PM
& the doper window crew never showed....

So I went back and finished notching these.

(http://i.imgur.com/Blqwqcf.jpg)
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: Bigdave_185 on October 08, 2018, 11:37:47 PM
Looks good.  Did some of that today. (https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181009/8bb2401427dd1718fa946a99d239de8b.jpg)
I walked some beams and cut some rough saw lumber 8x8 with our chainsaw.   Than put them under this beam I was standing on


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Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 09, 2018, 07:33:36 PM
So yesterday was about three hours worth of work, maybe....

Today I was able to squeeze in around five hours. I started the day trimming the engineered beams to 16? then braced them to a single post and stood them up.

(http://i.imgur.com/MNwoiC1.jpg)

Then stood another post up and bolted them together, square, brace and repeat other side of the bay.
(http://i.imgur.com/3LVUggj.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/LPrOsE1.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/OqQ9BDR.jpg)

Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 09, 2018, 07:36:24 PM
From there it was trimming the i joists to width of bay which was 14?

(http://i.imgur.com/KQZcmdI.jpg)

And at days end today roughly eight hours into the build.

(http://i.imgur.com/K28nBkv.jpg)
Title: New GLO Shop
Post by: Bigdave_185 on October 09, 2018, 08:56:35 PM
You would benefit greatly from leaving enough room in the ends of the floor joists to put up what we call rim board.  1 1/2 wafer board that you toenail to the top plate ( your beam) and shoot into the top and bottom of your floor joists.  Keeps that floor from rocking and rolling.   
You could also substitute this with cutting blocks out of your scrap joist cut offs to go in between the joists on each end. 

What is the plan for anchoring to the concrete?


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Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 09, 2018, 09:30:30 PM
Copy on stiffening it up, still have to square things up down below as well.

I haven?t officially closed on the property, think I?m doing that the 24th. I told owner I wouldn?t drill the floor until I owned it. But I?ll make angle iron floor mounts.
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 09, 2018, 10:29:11 PM
I have two more posts to install as well (middle of each beam)
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 10, 2018, 06:23:50 PM
Was able to squeeze in 4 hours roughly today. Started by installing those two middle posts and per the plan (which Dave beat me to the punch on as he described in his last post) went about bracing the i joists with drops from them. I was able to get about half on each side from drops. Then started sheeting the deck with liquid nail and screws. I?m using all timber locks or screws on this build.

(http://i.imgur.com/NlHSjRz.jpg)

Here is where I left it this afternoon.
(http://i.imgur.com/orPyBu0.jpg)
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 10, 2018, 06:28:02 PM
In the morning I?m going to return a junk 2x12 they sent me as it?s split down the middle and won?t make for a very good stair stringer. Will pick up remaining cross bracing material and some 2x8 to frame in the upper portion of the stairs.
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: TexasRedNeck on October 11, 2018, 06:23:19 AM
Man I like that table saw stand. I need to look into that as I have the same saw


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Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 11, 2018, 07:33:37 AM
Man I like that table saw stand. I need to look into that as I have the same saw


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That saw came together like that, maybe it?s just a leg kit & wheels? It folds up and rolls around on two wheels.
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: Flyin6 on October 11, 2018, 09:43:06 AM
Man I like that table saw stand. I need to look into that as I have the same saw


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That saw came together like that, maybe it?s just a leg kit & wheels? It folds up and rolls around on two wheels.
I have that on mine too
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: Nate on October 11, 2018, 09:49:19 AM
Here you go trn:

https://www.google.com/search?source=hp&ei=pFS_W7qaEoiSsAWexrWYBQ&ins=false&q=dewalt+table+saw+stand&oq=dewalt+table+saw&gs_l=mobile-gws-wiz-hp.1.1.0l5.1661.5188..6598...0.0..0.123.1507.13j3......0....1.......3..41j46j0i131j46i131.jwfZ5AJZ9QY
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: TexasRedNeck on October 11, 2018, 11:26:20 AM
Thanks Nate. Found it on Amazon Prime


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Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 11, 2018, 06:45:40 PM
So I?m going over my 2 day estimate a little. Have roughly 20 hours in this project now and that includes swapping out a junk 2x12x16 they sent me and buying some 4x posts and more timber lock lags.

Today was time to square and stiffen up things a little. So I started by cutting 45 degree braces from the 4x4 posts.

(http://i.imgur.com/RDX7CTz.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/2vzUyZC.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/e3I7XwU.jpg)

And this is where I left off today, 3/4 of decking has been laid and I ran out of timber locks so I bought more on the way home. Finish attaching 4x braces tomorrow and frame the stairs.

(http://i.imgur.com/DId6dFl.jpg)
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: Flyin6 on October 11, 2018, 09:26:36 PM
Nice clean work there Shawn!
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: TexasRedNeck on October 12, 2018, 06:35:36 AM
If it?s still a little wobbly for your tastes, you might consider a full x brace from floor to top between each post using 2x4 or even 1/4 cable and turnbuckles

Of course the front you?d have to leave open with just the corner braces


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Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 12, 2018, 08:17:09 AM
Front to back it?s already very solid & im missing a few braces yet. Side to side it sways a bit yet but I have 4 more braces to install & then the 4 posts and stairs. I am closing on the 24th so after that then I?ll bolt it down and think it will be good honestly. Some of the sway I?m getting is more of a wobble as until this is complete and weighted down it can slide on the Crete a bit. I can actually push it and move it by myself if I care to at the moment.
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: KensAuto on October 12, 2018, 10:42:36 AM
That last sentence sounds pretty useful, as in:
#1-changing light bulbs
#2- better built than those Walmart fold up shades (Will it fit in the Jeep?)
#3-add chain=mobile gantry
#4-add ramps and cut floor out=mobile lube "pit"
...and last
#5- mobile speach platform, for when Shawn runs for Gov'ner
;P

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Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 12, 2018, 11:05:34 AM
That last sentence sounds pretty useful, as in:
#1-changing light bulbs
#2- better built than those Walmart fold up shades (Will it fit in the Jeep?)
#3-add chain=mobile gantry
#4-add ramps and cut floor out=mobile lube "pit"
...and last
#5- mobile speach platform, for when Shawn runs for Gov'ner
;P

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Dude, lay off the peyote. Because I know it ain?t the heat getting to you!
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 12, 2018, 10:03:09 PM
Started this morning adding some more bracing. I had to leave for several hours mid day but was able to get a good chunk of stairs complete. The extra bracing really stiffened this structure up. I don?t think I?ll have any issues once I get this finished.

(http://i.imgur.com/gUwgldH.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/PhYctAo.jpg)
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: Flyin6 on October 13, 2018, 08:50:02 AM
I like it

Unlike many of my builds

It looks to be square!
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: JR on October 13, 2018, 04:54:42 PM
Yep, looking good but I agree with the bracing. Even a small cable "X" along the sides will do so much and you know you are going to load it up!

So when is the web site going to be up? Looking for a few things for the SAS as I finish the sub.
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 13, 2018, 10:02:06 PM
Forget the X cable, my wife sent over more of her junk. That loft ain?t going anywhere unless it takes a direct hit by an F5 tornado (shop is in weld county Colorado so it could happen). Sorry forgot to snap a pic...

JR, honest answer on website is I?m not sure. Making progress but I?m the hold up and it?s down the list on priorities at the moment. If you need something specific PM or call, I?ll get you pics and pricing if I have something suitable. Best I can do at moment, my apologies.
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 13, 2018, 10:08:58 PM
Moved more of the wife?s stuff to shop loft. Then moved stuff from last weekend in the shallow bay to the loft (nothing like moving stuff 3x!). Baylee helped, other two were MIA. Then ran to HD, shelving units arrived 10k, 2500 per shelf. Bought three at $200 each and free shipping. Wanted ones in NT but their shipping is obscene to Hippyland. Set first one up today as a 3 shelf unit, 4th shelf is going to be positioned as a work station between two racks. Each shelf unit comes with one solid shelf & 3 wire racks. Solid top is leaned up against wall to left or rack.

(http://i.imgur.com/jvKdn9X.jpg)
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: Flyin6 on October 13, 2018, 10:38:29 PM
Shawn,
If you want just use the Real Man website here to post your products. I don't care, and hey, let me ask the owner...OK, he said it's OK, so if you want to we could build you a section so that JR could find the parts he is looking for  :smiley:
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: KensAuto on October 13, 2018, 10:52:52 PM
Looks good.
Whats that yellow, "stick" thing leaning against the left wall in that 2nd to last pic?
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: JR on October 13, 2018, 11:28:11 PM
Looks good.
Whats that yellow, "stick" thing leaning against the left wall in that 2nd to last pic?

Level in a case?

Gears came today,still have setup grease so not very used.
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 13, 2018, 11:36:37 PM
Don, appreciate the offer. Let?s talk down the road a bit.

Ken, JR is right it?s my good level in a plastic case.

JR, told ya they were setup but never ran. Fix that would ya?
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: JR on October 13, 2018, 11:40:18 PM
Oh yes,,,,,,,,
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: rpar86 on October 14, 2018, 04:07:22 PM
Costco usually has shelves like that, too, and they aren?t bright yellow... might save a few $ on the brand name, but judging from your previous pics you like those yellow tools ;)


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Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 14, 2018, 04:13:07 PM
I had checked Costco & HD both, neither had shelves locally that were rated at 2500# per shelf. My steel parts weigh up quick.

I found these online and had HD ship them in for free from Cali. The gladiator units were also an option but the lead time was quite a bit longer and price wasn?t any better. The solid single shelf for me to use as a work bench between two units was another selling point.

I like dewalt though on tools as you mentioned. Worth noting other than these shelves and my cordless units both big saws were either bought used or clearance for new models. My cordless I received a large rebate to trade old units in.
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: rpar86 on October 14, 2018, 04:17:01 PM
Of course now I look and can?t find the shelves of which I speak in the Costco app...

I like my dewalt mitre and table saws, but I like my Makita drills.


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Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: TexasRedNeck on October 14, 2018, 04:19:32 PM
I got mine from Northern. On sale and with a coupon I paid $125 per.  Rated the same but no solid shelf.  Just the wire.  Of course right after I bought them they raised their normal price from 179 to 199


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Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 14, 2018, 04:48:57 PM
Charles, NT has store locations in Texas. None in Colorado though & shipping truck freight on three of them was an additional $400.......
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: KensAuto on October 14, 2018, 06:33:44 PM
Funny, I asked about your level because I thought it was another DeWalt tool I needed to buy. ...kinda became obsessed.. should probably start a new tool thread to show off all of the yellow..
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 14, 2018, 06:51:37 PM
Funny, I asked about your level because I thought it was another DeWalt tool I needed to buy. ...kinda became obsessed.. should probably start a new tool thread to show off all of the yellow..

Not sure, level I know isn?t dewalt but that case might be....

We stopped by local farm store today (Jax) after church for paint supplies and they have HUGE dewalt tool selection. I was definitely eyeballing a couple more. I am going to have two garages now so I have a valid need! :popcorn:
Title: New GLO Shop
Post by: Bigdave_185 on October 14, 2018, 09:41:22 PM
We use stabila levels. The extension level is our go to.
Stabila 35712 Extendable (7 to 12 foot) Plate to Plate Level https://www.amazon.com/dp/B001LRQUTG/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_Yc.WBb247YJPE

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Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 14, 2018, 09:54:16 PM
Not I, heck I?m not competent enough to build something that would need that prescision. Thinking my level is an older 48? Johnson wood unit.
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: Bigdave_185 on October 14, 2018, 10:05:33 PM
You would be shocked at how often that level saves time.   Guys searching around for a 16 foot straight board to put a level on.  An just grab that and extend it to the top of the wall. 


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Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: KensAuto on October 15, 2018, 12:26:37 AM
I installed 3 doors Friday night with a 3 foot level, then I remembered loaning my brother a 6' and 7'.... they were in his garage a few steps away from where I was working. The next 5 doors went much quicker. Smh
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: Bigdave_185 on October 15, 2018, 07:57:28 AM



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Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 15, 2018, 07:02:54 PM
Couple hours today on loft, got almost all of the floor laid and the posts at bottom of steps added. Need to pick up a chunk of engineered beam & some ijoists drops to finish framing around stairs completely.

(http://i.imgur.com/5nuDuCt.jpg)

Then I?m down to assembling on last rack but not sure where it will go.

(http://i.imgur.com/q0O7pFH.jpg)
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: cruizng on October 15, 2018, 11:02:59 PM
Coming together nicely.


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Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: Bigdave_185 on October 16, 2018, 07:42:18 AM
Maybe momma needs a rack on the top of the mez


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Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 16, 2018, 08:52:16 AM
Dave, she already commandeered the whole mezzanine. Why would she need a rack? A rack indicates permanence & that ain?t a happening....
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: Flyin6 on October 16, 2018, 09:54:58 AM
Dave, she already commandeered the whole mezzanine. Why would she need a rack? A rack indicates permanence & that ain?t a happening....
Ha!
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: JR on October 16, 2018, 01:22:46 PM
Maybe momma needs a rack on the top of the mez


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So those containers are not GLO related?
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 16, 2018, 01:54:32 PM
Maybe momma needs a rack on the top of the mez


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So those containers are not GLO related?

Nope, get this.....

I buy a shop for GLO, first thing that gets moved in? Womenz junk..... :rolleyes:
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: JR on October 16, 2018, 02:04:45 PM
Get her a locker,,,,,,,,,,,,
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 16, 2018, 02:39:28 PM
Get her a locker,,,,,,,,,,,,

Building her a larger house with lots of storage....
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: Atkinsmatt on October 16, 2018, 02:43:11 PM
Good but seems like it is too late.  She already moved in.
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 16, 2018, 04:35:45 PM
Good but seems like it is too late.  She already moved in.

It?s ok, I know the landlord....
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: Bigdave_185 on October 16, 2018, 10:36:21 PM
I think you are as hosed as I am, wife is trying to put her Christmas decorations in the crawl space in my garage.  I told her she would have to fund$ her own loft and I would build it.  Anything else inside that house was her choice and if she missed it it?s her loss.   I got laughed at. 


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Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 16, 2018, 11:19:54 PM
Not one of my finest moments but I kicked my wife and her Dad both out of my first shop one night years ago.......

Moral of story I know how it goes and I?m fully prepared of said consequences! Now pass the bourbon!  :tongue:
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: Bigdave_185 on October 17, 2018, 01:19:00 AM
Bottle at my house is empty.   Need to get off work in time to make it to a store.   


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Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: JR on October 17, 2018, 03:13:48 AM
My wife puts things in the garage literally. Just throws it out there and put it away. Then they complain they can't get to thing when I throw it in the little garage.

I wish drinking did help, but it feels good.
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: Flyin6 on October 17, 2018, 12:29:53 PM
A thought although it is too late

You created steps with a comfortable rise, right?

Your wife is short, right?

Create the staircase with a 12" rise per step and:

1. She will avoid the mezzanine

2. You will get a good leg workout during a routine days messin' about in the G-Shop
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 17, 2018, 12:53:13 PM
A thought although it is too late

You created steps with a comfortable rise, right?

Your wife is short, right?

Create the staircase with a 12" rise per step and:

1. She will avoid the mezzanine

2. You will get a good leg workout during a routine days messin' about in the G-Shop

Well, truth be told she hasn?t been there since I built the mezzanine!
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: Flyin6 on October 17, 2018, 12:57:59 PM
A thought although it is too late

You created steps with a comfortable rise, right?

Your wife is short, right?

Create the staircase with a 12" rise per step and:

1. She will avoid the mezzanine

2. You will get a good leg workout during a routine days messin' about in the G-Shop

Well, truth be told she hasn?t been there since I built the mezzanine!
Man cave...Man cave...Man cave
Title: Re: New GLO Shop
Post by: stlaser on October 17, 2018, 01:41:51 PM
I came home late one evening working on that mezzanine, she makes comment ?I think you like the peace and quite there?

Truth be told yes some as it?s familiar, however there is only one of me & if I don?t do it no one else will.