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post #1 of 13 Old 11-30-2013, 07:32 PM Thread Starter
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New 32x50 shop

I started building my new shop in the spring, and have been working on it when time permits. Since everybody loves pictures, I figured I would start a thread and update it as it goes.

Here is what I starred with:



Holes dug and corner posts set:



Posts set:



Trusses set, sheeted, and tar papered in:


03 Chevy 2500HD CCSB
29R SnoWay
Salt Dogg poly electric V-Box

02 Chevy 2500HD RCLB
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99 GMC Sierra 2500 RCLB
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post #2 of 13 Old 11-30-2013, 07:39 PM Thread Starter
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Roof done:



All of the stuff I had crammed in the shed, plus I kept three pallets of salt in it too!:



Soffit, facia, wainscoting, doors and windows in:



Front siding done:


03 Chevy 2500HD CCSB
29R SnoWay
Salt Dogg poly electric V-Box

02 Chevy 2500HD RCLB
29R SnoWay

99 GMC Sierra 2500 RCLB
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post #3 of 13 Old 11-30-2013, 07:44 PM Thread Starter
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Siding done:



Grading the floor:



Floor poured:



Framing up the interior rooms:


03 Chevy 2500HD CCSB
29R SnoWay
Salt Dogg poly electric V-Box

02 Chevy 2500HD RCLB
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99 GMC Sierra 2500 RCLB
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post #4 of 13 Old 11-30-2013, 07:49 PM Thread Starter
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Framing:



Loft storage area:



Storage shelves in one room:



Exterior concrete:


03 Chevy 2500HD CCSB
29R SnoWay
Salt Dogg poly electric V-Box

02 Chevy 2500HD RCLB
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99 GMC Sierra 2500 RCLB
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Sidewalks:



Roll up door in back for storage:



Cabinets i scored from a friend:




03 Chevy 2500HD CCSB
29R SnoWay
Salt Dogg poly electric V-Box

02 Chevy 2500HD RCLB
29R SnoWay

99 GMC Sierra 2500 RCLB
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Trenching for electric and water:





Decided to splurge a little:


03 Chevy 2500HD CCSB
29R SnoWay
Salt Dogg poly electric V-Box

02 Chevy 2500HD RCLB
29R SnoWay

99 GMC Sierra 2500 RCLB
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It looks great. You must have good soil in your area that drains well and is not bothered too much by the frost. My soil isn't so good, so I used 10 mm rebar in the floor on a 12" x 12" grid to strengthen the floating pad. I also like your bins - I need a friend like that.

You won't regret the lift. I have paid mine in a small 5 years on the savings, not to mention the convenience that was gained.

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It looks great. You must have good soil in your area that drains well and is not bothered too much by the frost. My soil isn't so good, so I used 10 mm rebar in the floor on a 12" x 12" grid to strengthen the floating pad. I also like your bins - I need a friend like that.

You won't regret the lift. I have paid mine in a small 5 years on the savings, not to mention the convenience that was gained.

John
Thanks! I am sitting on pretty much blow sand. I have areas of my yard where I can't even get weeds to grow, but it does drain good! I didn't get a picture after I did the rough grade. When the concrete guys came, they put down rolled wire mesh, and did run 1/2" rebar through it as well.

Yeah, the bins work out really well. He is an old Dutch man from the Netherlands, and started a business selling and installing power file systems, and shelving. These bins are the insides of an old power file system that he had replaced. The guy has hangers full of all kinds of shelving.

As far as the lift, it will be well used. My family had an automotive business with 5 mechanics, for 40 years, and they just sold it to someone else. So I have had the privilege of using their lifts and tools for my entire life. After they sold it, I really missed having one!
I will get a few pictures later tonight that are a little more current.

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29R SnoWay
Salt Dogg poly electric V-Box

02 Chevy 2500HD RCLB
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99 GMC Sierra 2500 RCLB
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Not very good pictures, but the exterior walls are all framed, insulated, and covered with osb. The ceiling is also done in white metal.



The back storage room which is fully insulated, but will not be heated and used for power equipment. Snowblowers, augers, mowers, etc. it is 8' x 16'. I kept the ceiling at 12' in it so I can also use the wall space to hang ladders, picks, and pipe.



03 Chevy 2500HD CCSB
29R SnoWay
Salt Dogg poly electric V-Box

02 Chevy 2500HD RCLB
29R SnoWay

99 GMC Sierra 2500 RCLB
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I have a few more things done. I have painted the walls, installed some cabinets, hung some signs, and installed the blow-in insulation in the attic. It is at least R-49, and some of it is closer to R-60.



The lift has been getting quite the workout too. I lost reverse in this truck one morning while plowing. Drove it back to the shop, swapped the trans with a spare sitting on the shelf, and about six hours latter I was back out plowing. Right now I have the 99 on it with the transfer case out, and I had to put a flywheel in the 02.


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29R SnoWay
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02 Chevy 2500HD RCLB
29R SnoWay

99 GMC Sierra 2500 RCLB
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Nice job on the shop.
Thanks Jerre!

I'll have to get some more pictures, I have installed the lighting, and started building some benches.

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99 GMC Sierra 2500 RCLB
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Wonderful Business idea! I tried to start a business like this but I faced several problems that were unavoidable. Hence I could not start it.
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