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Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-27-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,040
Posted By little d
Re: Home building ?'s

Gary,
I'm gona presume you are talking about being your own GC.

You have already started off in the right direction by not thinking you know more then you do, good for you.

I won't go into put...
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 02-27-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,909
Posted By little d
Re: My workbench build

Blue,
that Sir, is amazing work, please post pics of it finished.
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 02-26-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,074
Posted By little d
Re: Looking for a Hiem joint source

^^^^^^^^^^^^
Ace/True Value, the only shipping is the gas to run up and get them........
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-26-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,125
Posted By little d
Re: Coming to America

Mitch,
right along with Nolimits, if ever in Oklahoma, I'll give ya a chance to drive this,
http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd277/fdrjr60/kenworth_zpsigxkjv9a.jpg...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-26-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,643
Posted By little d
Re: Whats the simplest way to remove 2" depth of concrete?

I know it sounds like more work but, I think Baz is spot on, by the time you saw, chisel, grind and what else ya need to do, you could take the doors down, cut, reinforce them add hinges and have it...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-25-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By little d
Re: Bowed bottom plate framing question

Big,
if ya take a flat bar and a BFH, it will come back up. When building a wall like this, I always snap a chalk line to lay it out on, this will keep every thing good and straight. On securing it,...
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 02-21-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 61,199
Posted By little d
Re: The making of a table

Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-17-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,474
Posted By little d
Re: How to trim tin ceiling to wall?

The difference is going to be, concrete wont give as sheatrock will somewhat. Like I said, if everything fits tight enough, stick it up with out trim and if it does expand and buckle, you could trim...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-16-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,474
Posted By little d
Re: How to trim tin ceiling to wall?

Galute,
if you had put the ceiling up first you could have just notched the sheetrock but, you may still be ok, depending on how square it is. I'd put a piece up and see how tight it fits, ya might...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-13-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By little d
Re: Rehabbing My Garage

Drell,
since your walls already have the osb up, you could blow in insulation but, you would have to drill some pretty good sized holes between the studs through the osb. Ya might want to price out...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-13-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,218
Posted By little d
Re: Salvaging wood (un-nailing 1x6 roof decking)

Wiz,
back in the day before anyone produced those levers, Dad built one using a old bumper jack and a coupla pieces of plate about a foot long. He'd take off the first coupla boards with a crow bar...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-12-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 761
Posted By little d
Re: framing question, can I put a door next to a wall?

As others have said, yes you can but no you dont want to, it's a PIA to trim out. If your trying to save space with the swing of the door, ya might look into "pocket doors", no loss of swing space,
D
Forum: Garage Gallery 01-31-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,165
Posted By little d
Re: My small workplace

Luis,
I always enjoy seeing what others from around the world do with their garages. Your maximizing the use of your space is an inspiration and should be noted by others (especially here in the US...
Forum: Garage Gallery 01-31-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,405
Posted By little d
Re: The Old 'Arn Barn

Wow, outstanding post.

Unfortunately I couldn't keep Grandpaw's or Dads tools, it's good to see someone that can and knows what they have.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 01-29-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,268
Posted By little d
Re: $850 Bridgeport - Worth it?

Congrats on the mill and the move. Had to chuckle at the backing that trailer up your drive, I own a tractor and trailer and am fairly good at backing but, give me one of those short trailers.....one...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 01-22-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,825
Posted By little d
Re: Trying not to get robbed

As has been said, make sure your insurance will replace what is stolen. As my Dad once said, "Son, a lock will only keep an honest man honest, if they really want it, they will figure out a way to...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 01-22-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By little d
Re: 3D Print Your New Garage? It's Being Done!

^^^ This.
I can see where this concept has merit, just like SIP building but, I'll hold my opinion until I see specs on it.
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 01-18-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 449
Views: 61,199
Posted By little d
Re: The making of a table

I bought one years ago from Lowes I think, 4" if I remember right. It was good for what it was.
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 01-10-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,042
Posted By little d
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 01-10-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,819
Posted By little d
Re: Milling machine storage

Ish,
unless I'm missing something here, wouldn't a cheap mid or top box do the same thing?
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 01-09-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By little d
Re: Shielding gas for MIG

Thanks for the reply Tractor Dude. Like I said, I've never tried it but, will this summer (now that I know it is worth the investment).
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 01-09-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By little d
Re: Shielding gas for MIG

I haven't tried it yet but have read where you can use CO2 with fluxcore to cut down on splatter, has anyone ever done this and what was the results?
Forum: General Garage Discussion 12-24-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,791
Posted By little d
Re: Need Help w/ Load Bearing Wall Issue

Nolimits,
that turned out nice, congrats.
Forum: Garage Gallery 12-20-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,944
Posted By little d
Re: Yea Old Garage

Outstanding job, love to watch these old buildings brought back.
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 12-18-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 61,199
Posted By little d
Re: The making of a table

Riven,
your lathe reminds me of a wood planer Dad built. I helped him bring home an old industrial wood plane that had been in a fire but, the chassis was cast so it was still good.

Anyways, I...
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