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Forum topic by Steve posted 01-01-2019 04:27 AM 743 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Steve

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01-01-2019 04:27 AM

Crappy up here in the North, got to bring your toys inside from out of the cold and snow., eats up most of your working room.


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AlaskaGuy

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#1 posted 01-01-2019 04:34 AM

This is how we handle that in Alaska

https://shrinkwrapofalaskaanchorage.com/

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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#2 posted 01-01-2019 05:20 AM

Yup! Steve I’m in the same boat as you. Pun Intended. I bring my boat every winter and it really does cut down the work space. It’s the reason all my power machines are on mobile bases. In the morning after the wife pulls her car out I pull everything out and go to work. At the end of my workday everything gets tucked back into the left hand side of the shop. Until I can figure out a decent mobile system for one, my dream of a big Roubo bench is on hold.

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bigblockyeti

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#3 posted 01-01-2019 05:51 AM

I had my 18’ Starcraft in my two car garage, luckily my separate shop was too full for any other vehicles but I just moved and my 3 car garage is smaller than my previous two car garage, I have no shop to speak of and the absence of a shed means all the lawn care and other misc. tools and equipment are also stored in the shop. I’m thinking of buying the house down the road just to use exclusively as my shop!

-- "Lack of effort will result in failure with amazing predictability" - Me

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#4 posted 01-01-2019 05:52 AM

I had my 18’ Starcraft in my two car garage eating up a ton of room, luckily my separate shop was too full for any other vehicles but I just moved and my 3 car garage is smaller than my previous two car garage, I have no shop to speak of and the absence of a shed means all the lawn care and other misc. tools and equipment are also stored in the shop. I’m thinking of buying the house down the road just to use exclusively as my shop!

-- "Lack of effort will result in failure with amazing predictability" - Me

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woodbutcherbynight

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#5 posted 01-01-2019 04:33 PM

This would be nice. 40×100 at 18ft tall

https://www.ebay.com/itm/292885733306

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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bigblockyeti

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#6 posted 01-01-2019 05:16 PM

^ That’s a heck of a deal with 4000 sqft. under $15.5K, I suspect the pad poured at 4” would be pricey though!

-- "Lack of effort will result in failure with amazing predictability" - Me

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woodbutcherbynight

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#7 posted 01-03-2019 04:48 AM



^ That s a heck of a deal with 4000 sqft. under $15.5K, I suspect the pad poured at 4” would be pricey though!

- bigblockyeti

I have seen one where the guy built a basement, wood flooring above and this sat on top of the basement walls. Was not as big but he built next to a mountain and then covered the entire thing with dirt. So all you saw was the top floor in the front. Go around back and the basement was where he put his car, truck and tractors and such. No idea how much $$$ but very cool. Guy was not married though. LOL

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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therealSteveN

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#8 posted 01-03-2019 06:42 AM

There was a flury of people building huge barns, and living above the ground floor, parking, kitchens, all sorts of ground floors based on their needs. After a while most of the counties around here quit issuing occupancy permits on them though.

Couple of great kids behind us are living against the law. We all keep their being there very low key. Best neighbors I have ever had.

-- Think safe, be safe

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AlaskaGuy

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#9 posted 01-03-2019 09:40 PM

If I know there’s a big snow or below zero weather coming..

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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