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Re: [oletrucks] Shop

To: "Bill Broadway" <bcubed@vanhalen-irc.com>, oletrucks@autox.team.net
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Shop
From: "Bob KNOTTS" <raknotts@qwest.net>
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2003 01:27:18 -0700
Sounds like a GREAT start. Not trying to make us jealous, are you?!  Bob K

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bill Broadway" <bcubed@vanhalen-irc.com>
To: <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
Sent: Monday, October 13, 2003 9:26 PM
Subject: [oletrucks] Shop

> This isn't exactly about my old truck, but it definitely will effect its
> completion!
> At my brother's house, we built a shed for his boat several years ago.
> on we added on another bay for our future shop, and then when he
> got a bigger boat we extended both bays a few feet outwards.
> Now the whole thing is about 26' x 26', with 14' x 26' for the auto bay,
> 12' x 26' for the boat (23' Caravelle) .. it is built with 4x4 posts
> construction with 2x6 framing and a tin roof. Nothing fancy, but it works.
> This week we will be pouring the slab, my brother being a plumber we even
> went ahead and put in a floor drain. Then in the following weeks we will
> putting up the walls and doors. We were given a ton of kitchen cabinets
> base cabinets and fluorescent lights, so we will mount these to house all
> the tools we are accumulating.
> I know those of you who have their own shop know my excitement. In the
> I had to sub out my labor to people who had shops, or else borrow someone
> else's shop which always meant since it wasn't yours you couldn't leave
> tools lying around. Now we will have our own place and hopefully a kick in
> the tail to get my project completed.
> As for new tools to house in the shop, I picked up some more jack stands
> another floor jack from Harbor Freight. But my most exciting purchase was
> sets of wheel dollies. Normally a pair was about $79, but they had them on
> sale for about $39 a pair.
> Bill
> http://www.vanhalen-irc.com/pro55
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
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