Workshop Development #86: Ladders stored, paint, shelves done, and a mess of cleaning!

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Blog entry by dbhost posted 02-03-2014 03:01 PM 1731 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 85: Some progress and a failed idea fixed! Part 86 of Workshop Development series Part 87: Making more progress on the shop. Made it a mess again... »

I got quite a bit done over the weekend. Created new tight to the ceiling storage for the 6’ ladder, crammed the 10’ ladder between the garage doors, finished smoothing and painted the 2 areas of wall I was working on, installed shelf standards and brackets above more or less the reverse osmosis system tank, cleaned up the bench, got the Ridgid sander back on the tool stacker. That poor thing is at full capacity now, and even had to take the belt off the ridgid sander to make it fit. I also cleaned off the table saw, mortiser / miter saw sstation and finished opening up the wall between the doors so that I can get the expanding foam insullation in there.

I am now at the point where I need to start stashing non shop stuff up in the attic as it is taking up valuable space in my shop.

For pics, and a more detailed perspective, you can always check out my Blogger blog on the subject…

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#1 posted 02-03-2014 03:47 PM

Looks like you had a busy weekend, did you even stop for lunch? :-)

Work Safely and have Fun.

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#2 posted 02-03-2014 04:15 PM

Sure did. Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana to be exact!

Yeah I am busy these days, but I am making a LOT of headway, both in the shop, and in the house… I was originally planning on getting my truck done, but still don’t have access to a lift. I might have to just spring for a tall reach floor jack with a transmission cradle to pull the dumb thing… My BIL is taking forever to free up his lift… Not sure how me makes $$ keeping that thing tied up with one vehicle…

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#3 posted 02-03-2014 06:09 PM

I should mention, tonight is NOT going to be a shop night. Monday is being scheduled for workout at the gym, study for yet more certifications, and work on an in the house project. In this case, I am troubleshooting the last few Christmas tree light strands before either making them bulb donors, putting them up, or throwing them out…

Once done with that, and it all gets out of the way, I move the few remainders out of the dining room, paint a second coat on the wall where the paint was thin, and touch up under the breakfast bar prior to moving the dining room furnishings back in and calling that room done…

I need to finish cleaning up the thinset on the concrete, patching the cracks, and getting ready to install the wood flooring. I have been doing some reading on a method for applying wood plank flooring with a rubberized adhesive mastic that sounds like it is just the ticket for my project! I am anxious to get the living room done. Too bad it isn’t done already, it would have been nice to be able to use the fireplace during the ice storm last week! We had time alone at home with cold weather, could have been nice to snuggle up by the fireplace with some hot chocolate… Assuming the dog / cat will leave us alone that is…

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