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Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 09:03 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
I didn't get to upload pictures but I cut a bunch...

I didn't get to upload pictures but I cut a bunch of 2x4 blocks and nailed them level at each step and reinstalled the treads. For the most part they are all level now and I do notice a difference in...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-03-2020, 07:15 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Box fan project

I've got a old fan I want to turn into a box fan to use in my shop. Before we know it it'll be 90+ outside and ill still be working in here finishing things up.

It has no motor. What size should I...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-30-2020, 07:00 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
I added some primer, caulk, and trim. Have drip...

I added some primer, caulk, and trim. Have drip edge to install across the top.

Not satisfied with my stairs. Took the treads off. I will add 2x4 blocking so my treads will be dead level.
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-24-2020, 09:20 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Wanted to break up the long side of the building....

Wanted to break up the long side of the building. It's also the street facing side. The plywood is actually plywood siding. 11/32 T1-11. I'm going to trim out the sides and top and maybe the bottom...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-23-2020, 06:25 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
This weekend I hope to be able to add trim and...

This weekend I hope to be able to add trim and flashing and a coat of primer. This will probably be my main entry and I want it to look good.
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-22-2020, 07:13 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
More progress. Replaced the door that was shipped...

More progress. Replaced the door that was shipped with the building with a better in my opinion door. And added a window next to it. This will be my main entry to my shop.
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-15-2020, 07:14 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Been tinkering with the bulldozer. But...

Been tinkering with the bulldozer.

But today I finished framing the under stairs closet.
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-09-2020, 10:28 AM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Thanks for that. I forgot my camera and got...

Thanks for that. I forgot my camera and got irritated trying to rotate the pictures right on my phone to upload.

I'm looking at borrowing or buying (if the price is right) scissor lift to use to...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-08-2020, 09:51 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Framed out the closet for my bedroom loft. ...

Framed out the closet for my bedroom loft.

Charged the batteries for the D8. Haven't ran it in almost a year. Fired right up but the fuel system lost its prime from sitting and it quit before it...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-02-2020, 12:26 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
This weekend I replaced the 12/2 line running the...

This weekend I replaced the 12/2 line running the work lights in my shop.

I bought 2-2-4 aluminum wire online from Home Depot. We t and picked up the 500 foot spool. Noticed it looked a little...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-25-2020, 07:13 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Soffits are open but there's no ridge vent. I'm...

Soffits are open but there's no ridge vent. I'm thinking it's because I don't have insulation or climate control.
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-24-2020, 06:48 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
I swear some of these walls were plumb when I...

I swear some of these walls were plumb when I started and now a few are out 1/4" or the studs have bowed too. All this rain isn't helping for sure. A few times I've been out to the shop and opened...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-17-2020, 06:09 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
In the living area... double bubble on the tin...

In the living area... double bubble on the tin for a vapor barrier and then fiberglass between the studs. Same in the ceiling.
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-16-2020, 06:48 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Loft walls are almost done.

Loft walls are almost done.
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-11-2020, 10:22 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
I feel like it's finally starting to look like...

I feel like it's finally starting to look like something now. This Saturday I'll be three months into working on my building.
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-09-2020, 09:01 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Got the loft floor down. Got one wall of the loft...

Got the loft floor down. Got one wall of the loft framed too.
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-04-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 48,477
Posted By OldRedFord
Here's some pictures. Including looking out from...

Here's some pictures. Including looking out from my future bedroom loft.
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-03-2020, 09:58 AM
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Views: 48,477
Posted By OldRedFord
I used four 16' 2x12 stringers. I set my stairs...

I used four 16' 2x12 stringers. I set my stairs buttons on my framing square at 6 1/2" and 10 1/2". One of my stringers the tread depth started getting deeper about half way up. Guess when I do my...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-29-2020, 10:25 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Overall height is 109 1/2 finished floor to...

Overall height is 109 1/2 finished floor to finished floor.
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-29-2020, 12:20 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
I'd like my finished treads to be 11-12 inches...

I'd like my finished treads to be 11-12 inches deep, 6-7 inch rise. The stairs will be 48" wide. There will be storage under the stairs. Part of it will be my kitchen pantry. I'm hoping 16 foot long...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-28-2020, 06:18 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
I broke down and bought a framing nailer off...

I broke down and bought a framing nailer off Amazon. It's a Metabo HPT NR90AES1. Should be here Wednesday. I haven't much experience with a framing nailer but I'm sure I'll figure it out.

Sunday...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-26-2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 48,477
Posted By OldRedFord
You know I can't remember. I'll have to look next...

You know I can't remember. I'll have to look next time I'm out there. I think it's called a inventory scale. I think I have a thread on it somewhere on here.
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-26-2020, 10:03 PM
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Views: 48,477
Posted By OldRedFord
A few more pictures

A few more pictures
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-26-2020, 09:44 PM
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Views: 48,477
Posted By OldRedFord
Decided to go with 2x12 lumber to frame the floor...

Decided to go with 2x12 lumber to frame the floor of my loft. The overhang is 24". Yes the Ron joist on the back had a bow.
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-21-2020, 10:05 PM
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Views: 48,477
Posted By OldRedFord
So I might be over complicating things. The vents...

So I might be over complicating things. The vents from the bathroom/kitchen sink and the utility sink can run in the joist cavity and up in the space between the wall framing and the metal siding of...
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