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Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 09:02 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Unfortunately it's going to get wet tomorrow. I...

Unfortunately it's going to get wet tomorrow. I thought I'd have time to get tar paper on it today but no. Another case of too many irons in the fire.

But I did get a load of washout delivered so...
Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 04:05 PM
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Views: 23,783
Posted By OldRedFord
Got the plywood finished on the roof of my shed...

Got the plywood finished on the roof of my shed today.
Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 12:47 PM
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Views: 23,783
Posted By OldRedFord
I think my solution will involve a chainsaw, the...

I think my solution will involve a chainsaw, the D8 and fire.
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-16-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 23,783
Posted By OldRedFord
Work on my slab should start tomorrow. The...

Work on my slab should start tomorrow. The original guy can't get back to finish in the time I'd like to be done.

Looking at 102 yards of concrete. $27,000 total. This includes digging the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-11-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 23,783
Posted By OldRedFord
No update on the concrete yet but I did start...

No update on the concrete yet but I did start putting plywood on the roof of my shed. A bit more awkward and difficult by myself so I decided to stop for the rest of the day and see if I can round up...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-29-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 23,783
Posted By OldRedFord
Correct. Got in contact with my concrete...

Correct. Got in contact with my concrete contractor Friday after I passed inspection
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-29-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 23,783
Posted By OldRedFord
Cut down a bunch of weeds today.

Cut down a bunch of weeds today.
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-28-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 23,783
Posted By OldRedFord
Better late then never :p I have six months...

Better late then never :p

I have six months limit of inactivity before it expires. Have a inspection and you have another six month window.
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-27-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 23,783
Posted By OldRedFord
I passed. Time to get things moving.

I passed. Time to get things moving.
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-24-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 925
Posted By OldRedFord
My Gorton is sitting in a open pole barn. Holding...

My Gorton is sitting in a open pole barn. Holding up ok. Do t really suggest this route. Table will need a bath in some Evaporust but the rest is holding up just fine.
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-24-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 23,783
Posted By OldRedFord
Friend of mine who I was going to have help put...

Friend of mine who I was going to have help put the building up had open heart surgery a week ago. Quadruple bypass at that. Wasn't on my list of possible issues. He's doing ok though considering.
...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-12-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 23,783
Posted By OldRedFord
Yup still making dog food.

Yup still making dog food.
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-10-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 23,783
Posted By OldRedFord
Got the roof framed. Next I'm going to build some...

Got the roof framed. Next I'm going to build some scaffolding off the low eave side for getting on the roof easier. Mainly a safety thing seeing I'll probably be working alone and if I fell or...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-10-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 747
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Posted By OldRedFord
Guess my new phone needs to be held different for...

Guess my new phone needs to be held different for pictures. :o
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-10-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 23,783
Posted By OldRedFord
Phone tells me it's 89 here right now. Truck says...

Phone tells me it's 89 here right now. Truck says 107 in the sun and 95 in the shade. Got all the rafters cut for the roof and stopped to eat lunch. Working solo as usual despite requests for help...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-08-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 23,783
Posted By OldRedFord
Luckily it's not the final floor. I'm going to...

Luckily it's not the final floor. I'm going to install 3/4 plywood over the 1/2 that is there now after everything is dry.
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-08-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 23,783
Posted By OldRedFord
Earlier in the year yes. Work keeps getting in...

Earlier in the year yes. Work keeps getting in the way but I'm not complaining.
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-08-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,596
Posted By OldRedFord
Looking good. Nice dry ground too.

Looking good. Nice dry ground too.
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-07-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 23,783
Posted By OldRedFord
It's only four if the twelve sheets it will take...

It's only four if the twelve sheets it will take to complete the siding. I used screws too so if need be I can easily remove them to tweak the building. But being I'm moving slowly on this the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-30-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 23,783
Posted By OldRedFord
Last weekend I got the shed walls pulled square. ...

Last weekend I got the shed walls pulled square.

I got four sheets of the plywood siding I'm going to use on the exterior. I was working by myself as usual so I had to get creative. Used ratchet...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-24-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,525
Posted By OldRedFord
Not to completely highjack the thread but why did...

Not to completely highjack the thread but why did Cat and Allis Chalmers use diesel fuel in their torque converters instead of some kind of oil?
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-22-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 23,783
Posted By OldRedFord
My internet is back up so I'm going to try...

My internet is back up so I'm going to try uploading some pictures again.

As far as the concrete I haven't made much progress. Between work and a lot of turnover there lately and a few trips...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-20-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 23,783
Posted By OldRedFord
Well the walls for the shed are complete. Except...

Well the walls for the shed are complete. Except to get the middle of the short wall plumb. I split the sixteen foot long wall in half. Easier to handle by myself. It's not always fun working alone...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-07-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 23,783
Posted By OldRedFord
https://www.homedepot.com/p/LP-48-in-x-96-in-Textu...

https://www.homedepot.com/p/LP-48-in-x-96-in-Textured-Redwood-Grain-Fiber-Panel-Siding-29055/202190402

That's what I think I will use for siding. The roof will either be some old tin I have laying...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-04-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 23,783
Posted By OldRedFord
Life keeps getting in the way. But the past few...

Life keeps getting in the way. But the past few weekends I've had time to start building a shed. The shed is both tool storage for construction, a cool place to take a break and eat and a sheltered...
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