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Ok, Nice start. Can I put my Ranger in next to yours? Also where is the radiant heat in the floor so the Ranger stays nice and cozy on those cold winter nights? Are you going to add a lift for doing mods.

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I am still jealous!
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BUMP FOR AN OLD THREAD!!

somehow i was just thinking of this thread, and wondered what ever happened to it..

so..... i know you said it has to wait till spring... but anyways.... have you figured out a start date to continue building yet???
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Progress pics of the walls are up on page 1... Next weekend the trusses will be up.. I hope.
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BUMP FOR AN OLD THREAD!!

somehow i was just thinking of this thread, and wondered what ever happened to it..

so..... i know you said it has to wait till spring... but anyways.... have you figured out a start date to continue building yet???

Sorry, never saw this one.... I guess you got your answer now.. :o)
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looks good!
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its coming along and it looks great. Did you figure out your heating situation?
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Yeah, I'm just going the lazy route, and running a natural gas line from the house to power either wall heaters, or a moble home furnace... Just to keep the internal temp above freezing in the winter, and bump it up when I want to work out there. Nothing all the extravagent (sp?) Money is running low... Go figure...
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wish i had one...looks good man!!
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looks great! i'd be so excited if i were you, lol... it's like building your own getaway.
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Lookin good! I am jealous.
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Looking good Don, have you ever built anything like this before?
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Looking good Don, have you ever built anything like this before?
I built a pole barn at my last house... I've build a lot of little stuff, like decks, small walls, replaced windows, shingled roofs, but no, never anything like this. It's tough to know what is exactly right and wrong, but I know people that know what they're doing, so you just have to ask a lot of questions. I wish there was a site like this for building this stuff. Most places on the net that I've looked at are all over the place with contradictions and such.

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Now with roof goodness... Pics on page 1
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Lookin good, are you going to leave it an open ceiling, or create an attic space up there?
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looks great, its getting there!
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Well, the roof now has shingles, the rest of the sheathing is up, and the windows and doors are in!! Now I can relax a little bit and spend part of the weekends playing, and not just working. Can't beleive I've spent the last 6 weekends dawn to dusk on this thing...

Oh well, at least it's coming along.

Next weekend (well, after July 4th) I'll start digging and framing on the front skirt/brick foundation, and the side walk to the side door. Then Bricks on the front, then all the aluminum work, then siding, then the car-port and vestibule... Throw in the large garage doors somewhere in there too... THE END IS IN SIGHT!!

Now I just have to figure out when I'll be able to afford my 2-post lift and new compressor... Probably a while though... :o(

As usual, Pics on Page 1

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Lookin good, are you going to leave it an open ceiling, or create an attic space up there?
Sorry Winks... didn't see your post..

But the open area over the right bay will stay open to allow for a future 2-post lift. I have attic space over the left hand bay...

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Lookin good, I wish I were able to have a lift in my garage... it has to be torn down anyhow, maybe one day I'll be able to do it.
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moving right along.

going to insulate and drywall the inside?
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looks good....glad you went with a good window....also glad to see you house wrapped it! best thing in the world...
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moving right along.

going to insulate and drywall the inside?
Eventually. I'm going to wait 6 months or so though after I'm completely finished, so I make sure that I have outlets, airlines, and all that stuff where I want it before I close the walls in.

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Looks good, I want to make the shed behind our house bigger.
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Tyvek is good stuff.


The garage looks great! As soon as i saw the open bay to the right, i said to myself "that would be great for a lift!" good too see i can read your mind, lol.
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Only 1 more update after this one.... This one is a little weak though. I got he garage doors in, the front skirt and sidewalk, dirt is mostly grated and seeded, brick work is done, sideing is started where I could (didn't have the brick up when I started), and the service entrance conduit and ground rods are in.

This weekend I'll mostly finish up the siding and start wrapping all the exposed wood with aluminum. Then all I have left is the carport and a vestibule over the entrance door. Well, and I still have to trim out the garage doors to look like old carriage doors (but it's not that important). About 3-4 more weekends and I'll be done... Damn it's taking longer than I thought it would. Sort of lost motivation this last month because of slow progress, high temps, and wanting to play some on the weekends.

THE END IS IN SIGHT!!!!

More pics on page 1.

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