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My shop is a stick built 32’x16’. We did the complete construction ground up in March of 15’. I built my own trusses and hung them as well. I decided to put it on piers due to the high cost of concrete at the time. I ran electricity to it and have 25+ plugs and (2) 220V circuits. There is currently no plumbing because I do not see the need for it. We also built the shop on a budget and I scavenged a good bit of the material for low prices, without compromising on structural integrity.

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#1 posted 12-15-2015 09:54 PM

Nice shop, Will. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#2 posted 12-15-2015 10:34 PM

Nice… baby swing?

-- The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when someone is watching.

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#3 posted 12-15-2015 11:07 PM

You’ll figure out soon enough that you should have built it bigger, but for now we’ll let you get used to having such a great place to work in! :-)

And WELCOME to LJs !

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#4 posted 12-16-2015 06:43 PM

Looks like a great place to work!
Love the baby swing too! :)

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#5 posted 12-27-2015 01:24 PM

Awesome shop Will. How far do your piers go down into the ground? I am working on the design for my shop when I retire.


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#6 posted 08-15-2016 03:33 AM

Nice shop!

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