We have moved and building dream shop #8: Concrete Floor and Porch in, Outlets in fast n furious.

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Blog entry by Ken90712 posted 04-14-2019 01:40 PM 750 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Been a while since last update. It finally dried up enough to get the big cement trucks back on property. 4 trucks totaling 30 yrds, 5 inch 3700 psi. What a game changer inside and out.

Yesterday Blondie and I ran 28 120 volt outlets on 18 breakers. All outlets 50 inches from floor. Fellow lumberjock taught me this, no bending and plywood won’t hit them if leaned against wall. No more than 2 outlets on a breaker. Some completely solo, like air compressor for example. Today putting in walls for another layer of insulation R19 that we will be adding and will start all the 240 volt outlets on Monday. Recived 12 more 7200 lumen LED industrial lights for inside totaling 16 thus far.

We have decided to put 2 outlets on the porch and trying to figure out the outdoor lighting. 2 ceiling fans will be going in on the porch as well.

We’ll back to work, thx for looking fellow woodworkers.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#1 posted 04-14-2019 02:36 PM

What a great looking shop. Sounds like experience is shaping this into an ideal work space. I like the porch for some relaxing. Your dog looks like he/she finds it all acceptable and has selected a spot to supervise future activity.

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#2 posted 04-14-2019 03:47 PM

Wonderful new, thank you for the update, congratulations

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#3 posted 04-14-2019 06:16 PM

Its looking great Ken. You are really doing it right. Thanks for the updates.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Joe Lyddon

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#4 posted 04-15-2019 12:03 AM


Looks like Heaven on Earth!


-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 04-15-2019 11:52 AM

awesome…..................i’m jealous…..............cheers, jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#6 posted 04-15-2019 10:30 PM

you lucky sob,thats a dream come true ken.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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woodshaver Tony C

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#7 posted 04-17-2019 12:54 PM

Oh what a felling to have such a nice building to do your thing in. Looks like a great place to enjoy life in!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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