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Unread 10-22-2012, 09:19 AM   #1
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Building your workshop

Hi there. I'm building my own workshop out of scrap metal off of some of my dads jobs that were not being used any more. Here I will post up pictures of how we are constructing the walls and how I'm going to be welding up the joists.

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Unread 10-22-2012, 09:29 AM   #2
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So here are pics of what I have gotten done. And the materials I have an the drawing for our joists

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This is the slab that we poured. The dimensions are 25x40

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Here is the back wall going up we are using 6" structural metal studs.

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And this is our metal pile that was torn out of a building Undamaged saving us precious money.
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Unread 10-22-2012, 12:59 PM   #3
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The back wall all framed up.

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Unread 10-22-2012, 08:12 PM   #4
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Looks good and makes me jealous.
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Unread 10-22-2012, 08:27 PM   #5
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Looks good and makes me jealous.
Haha thanks man.
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Unread 10-23-2012, 07:21 AM   #6
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I always like seeing projects like yours. Great start!
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Unread 10-23-2012, 07:47 AM   #7
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Looks good and makes me jealous.
^^ X2 ^^

I can hear it already..."How come you don't want to spend any time with me? You're always down in the shop workin on that d*** Jeep!"

Yep! Makes me REALLY Jealous!
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Unread 10-23-2012, 07:57 AM   #8
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I always like seeing projects like yours. Great start!
Thanks Jim
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Unread 10-23-2012, 07:58 AM   #9
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^^ X2 ^^

I can hear it already..."How come you don't want to spend any time with me? You're always down in the shop workin on that d*** Jeep!"

Yep! Makes me REALLY Jealous!
My parents will be sayin that. A lot haha.
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Unread 10-23-2012, 08:39 AM   #10
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Thanks for the share. It’s always inspiring to follow on a build thread.
How something from a scratch can transform into a grand area.
Keep us posted.
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Unread 10-23-2012, 12:56 PM   #11
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Thanks for the share. It’s always inspiring to follow on a build thread.
How something from a scratch can transform into a grand area.
Keep us posted.
Haha thanks man. It is a lot of fun and will be super useful when it is done.
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Unread 10-28-2012, 08:25 AM   #12
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Alright yesterday we started on on the front wall building the headers for the garage doors. Which I will take some closer pics of later. We got the man door frame in and we gotta build the header around that today. And prolly next weekend we will start on the side walls then comes building the joists. When it comes time I will put as much information up about them that I can think of since I'm building them from scratch.

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And this is the polycarbonate? I'm not sure what kind of insulation it is but we are putting two layers of this between the decking and the metal roof so it will be really quiet.
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Unread 10-28-2012, 08:24 PM   #13
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Unread 10-28-2012, 09:21 PM   #14
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On edit the insulation is polyisocyanurate.
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Unread 10-29-2012, 07:40 AM   #15
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