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Mini barn shop

by AbbyLane
posted 11-25-2018 03:10 PM


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johnstoneb

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#1 posted 11-25-2018 03:35 PM

Have you looked at what it would cost to move a building that size? I think 20K is a little light for a building that size wired and insulated.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#2 posted 11-25-2018 04:40 PM

I’m excited for you to be moving toward a nice shop. I want to see photos of it all coming together.

I am a mite flabbergasted that a building with dimensions of 16’ x 50’ (FIFTY!) is classed as “mini”! Wow, even in TX I don’t think we’d call that small or small-ish.

I agree that it will be tough to move, but more possible than one of similar square footage built in a rectangular shape, or on a poured slab. Mine, at about 420 sq ft, is on a slab, and is certainly NOT movable!

And anyway, a move would be possibly down the line and not an immediate topic. Congrats not he planning!

-- Jim, Houston, TX

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jonah

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#3 posted 11-25-2018 04:42 PM

You’re planning on moving a 16×50 foot building? That sounds expensive.

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Eric

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#4 posted 11-25-2018 05:29 PM

Sounds like a great idea to have a movable shop. But the size would require a bit to move along with cost and permits to move. Another thought would be the height, power lines, bridges or underpasses, ect.

Two thoughts here, wait until you move to build your shop. Or if you are set to it being movable, consider finding a old mobile home frame with axels. You have much to think about.

Currently I am in the design process of a shop, looking somewhere around 450 sq ft. Thinking about timber frame.

Good luck on your project.

-- Eric, Upstate South Carolina

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AbbyLane

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#5 posted 11-25-2018 06:09 PM



Have you looked at what it would cost to move a building that size? I think 20K is a little light for a building that size wired and insulated.

It will cost approximately $1,500 to move within the state of Indiana as long as it is under two hours or so away. That includes the oversized permit fee which is $550.00.

The shell with heavy duty floor that will support vehicles is 12K. Electrical including lights and heat is 2.5K Spray foam insulation ceiling and walls is 2K, 1/2” lauan for the walls, 1/4” lauan for the ceiling, and paint for ceiling, walls, and floor is 2K and other odds and ends total out at 20K.

- johnstoneb


Have you looked at what it would cost to move a building that size? I think 20K is a little light for a building that size wired and insulated.

- johnstoneb


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AbbyLane

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#6 posted 11-25-2018 06:11 PM



You re planning on moving a 16×50 foot building? That sounds expensive.

- jonah


$1,500 to move it up to two hours away which include the $550 oversized permit.

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AbbyLane

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#7 posted 11-25-2018 06:16 PM

This is the footprint staked out. The existing building is 12’ wide and 15’ long. The only permit needed in the county is a $25.00 one that basically just says the shed must be set 10’ or more off the road.

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AbbyLane

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#8 posted 11-25-2018 06:42 PM

An existing 16’ x 40’ building at the store down the road from the house where I’ll be buying from. I’ll only have one set of doors on the side and will add an insulted overhead door on the end.

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AbbyLane

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#9 posted 11-25-2018 06:51 PM

This is the trailer JR

uses to deliver 12’ wide and under buildings. He lets the factory in Ohio haul, deliver, and move the 14’ and 16’ wide ones.

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