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Chevy 97
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Post by Chevy 97 »

I bought an engine stand.
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Chevy 97
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Post by Chevy 97 »

I went to Red Deer early this morning, rented a trailer to haul some lumber home. Going to build my dividing wall in the shop. Start on that next weekend.

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97k15004wd
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Post by 97k15004wd »

Looks great!

Chevy 97
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Post by Chevy 97 »

8) I did some wiring this last week and weekend in the shop. I put up two lights on the north wall, then I mounted and wired in he two florescent light fixtures in the shop part itself. I finished wiring it up today and put the new florescent lights in them then turned on the switch. Presto we have more light. I will get some pics posted up, I don't have everything on photobucket. My laptop is shut off right now. I also borrowed the neighbors loader tractor to haul away my grass clippings, leaves and the branches that were mixed in with them. I am disappointed that I didn't get more done, but it was our 17th Anniversary yesterday so didn't really want to work too long. I found out my cat can climb a ladder.

Chevy 97
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Post by Chevy 97 »

Our dump trailer we bought this summer. Used it a lot this year already.
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Rented this trailer to haul in more supplies for the shop.
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I put up four more light across the top.
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I put in the other two florescent lights I had.
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Me working.
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We put some extra 2x6's were we plan to store things.
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My cat decided he was going to jump from his stand to the top where I was at. He does it now all the time.
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Starting my dividing wall.
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Wall is up.
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Put the sheeting up on the ceiling.
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Finished the outer wall with the sheeting.
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Drill holes in concrete floor to put some bolts in so wall won't move.
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Been doing a lot of wiring.
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Bought more lights.
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Did some insulation and put up some sheeting today.
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We also bought our heater, just don't have it up yet.

stroker97k1500
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Post by stroker97k1500 »

Man I'm jealous....looking good. I sure need a shop;)

Chevy 97
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Post by Chevy 97 »

you should see what I have out side the shop right now. Need my heater going.
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This should give you a big hint.

stroker97k1500
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Post by stroker97k1500 »

Yeah I would say a heater would be really nice about now up there!!
I was in shorts and short sleeve shirt today! Haha

JR96CK
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Post by JR96CK »

Sharp setup you have there, coming along quite nicely... you certainly know how to swing a hammer. 8)

z71gmc06
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Post by z71gmc06 »

Looks like it's time for a snowmobile.

Nice shop, I'm jealous.

Speeder
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Post by Speeder »

Nice, but kinda dark in there. When you get the nailing done, some white paint will make those lights go a long way.

Chevy 97
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Post by Chevy 97 »

That is in my plans to add some white paint.

Chevy 97
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Post by Chevy 97 »

I put up some more florescent lights.
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I put up some more sheeting.
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Did some insulating today.
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I even got some plastic up ready to put up more sheeting tomorrow.
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Chevy 97
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Post by Chevy 97 »

I went out to the shop today to do some more work. I put up some sheeting. It seams to take more time when you are by yourself.
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It won't be long and I will have to get another box of nails. Sure glad I have an air nailer. This one will have to get fixed some time. Starting to leak. I also do not want to take this all apart again, I used a lot of nails.

z71gmc06
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Post by z71gmc06 »

It's fun to use nails when you have an air nailer. Easy to get carried away too.

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Post by Pro »

z71gmc06 wrote:It's fun to use nails when you have an air nailer. Easy to get carried away too.
also would build fences with it instead of doing it the right way with screwz

Chevy 97
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Post by Chevy 97 »

I had to see where I left off with my pictures. December I really didn't get much done. Between being sick and Christmas parties, December was a right off. I did get a little bit done this weekend. That helps, just being able to get something done. I finished sheeting the north wall, then started on the west wall. It takes time when you have a lot of outlets to cut out. Also the corners where the wall is curved. I managed. I will need help from my wife on the rest of that. It is hard to hold when you have a curve.

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I went out after supper to clean up my mess.

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Post by Chevy 97 »

I cleared away the snow from out meter two weeks ago getting ready for hooking up the heater.
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The will be the last picture of my cat Booger. He was run over on the highway January 19th. I had him cremated now he is back home. We will burry him in the spring.
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I hung the heater, but didn't notice that I had it perfectly in line with one stud. So I had to take it down and move it towards the wall, that meant even moving one of my lights.
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Yesterday Jason came over and got the heater hooked up to our natural gas line. Also got the intake and exhaust pipes hooked up. The exhaust is inside the intake pipe.
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I finished getting my last outlet in place, the one for my air compressor when ever I get it. It will be running 220.
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I filled the breaker box with the last two breakers. One for the heater and the other for the Air Compressor.
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I ended up getting most of the south wall insulated, just have to finish the left side.
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Post by Speeder »

Sorry to hear about your cat. It always sucks when a pet dies.

Chevy 97
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Post by Chevy 97 »

Speeder wrote:Sorry to hear about your cat. It always sucks when a pet dies.
Yes it does, we were one week away from getting him fixed, so he wouldn't try to wonder off. It isn't the same with out them.

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