My workshop #3: More progress on workshop

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Blog entry by jrecord posted 06-13-2009 06:31 PM 886 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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The electrician finished the rough electrical and the city inspection was passed. This morning he filled in the trench between the house and the workshop. I had him put in a cable TV coax in case I add a TV some day. So, I now have a 90 amp circuit to the workshop with all of the 110 and 220 volt circuits I will need. I am also putting in many T-8 lighting – as I get older I need more light.

Also, the drywall ceiling was installed yesterday. They should be finished in a few days and ready for paint.

Next is the blown-in cellulose insulation. Then wall paneling and floor.

-- Jim in Arvada,Colorado

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#1 posted 06-13-2009 10:18 PM

cool, can’t wait to see it all set up. Maybe some progress pics would be cool.

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#2 posted 06-13-2009 10:31 PM

It’s great fun doing a new workshop of extension it makes you feel great.Many times I am too unsteady or tired due to medication to use my machines and I simply go to the shop and sit there or just get up and sort stuff out and rearange things anyway have fun.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#3 posted 06-14-2009 12:35 AM

I will post pictures when the drywallers have cleaned up.

-- Jim in Arvada,Colorado

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#4 posted 06-14-2009 12:42 AM

Jim, it sounds like you are almost ready to start wheeling some tools in there. Progress pictures are going to be nice to see.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#5 posted 06-14-2009 01:06 AM

sounds good it won’t be long now.

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