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Forum: Garage Gallery 07-06-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 101,332
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Re: old gas station pics

sry i have nothing to really add. except i was oddly surprised when i scrolled through to find a picture of a local garage. The one in Woodstock Ontario is still empty but has a picnic area and one...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 03-19-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,752
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Re: Does a tire jack/lift exist

they make them for big truck tires..


I didn't see one for car tires but im sure they exist.
Forum: Garage Gallery 08-27-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,062
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Re: Added a 2-car to my existing house/3-car Raleigh, NC (PICS)

maybe a dumb question, but what is your plan to support the lift over the garage?
Forum: Garage Gallery 08-23-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 165,239
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Re: Garage build - Modern, Shed Roof, Rain Screen Siding

is this your first garage on this property? im sorry its hard to tell what lot is what.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 08-20-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,152
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Re: Extra Wide Lift for 1 1/2 Car garage?

honestly tho, how many people have use for a lift that wide. unless they use it for frame/jig work or something
Forum: General Garage Discussion 08-18-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,123
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Re: T-Shirt Update!

In theory once the logo proof is done, the colour of shirt it is printed on isn't an issue,
Forum: General Garage Discussion 08-18-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,152
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Re: Extra Wide Lift for 1 1/2 Car garage?

I might be dreaming this but they have single post lift that would allow you to stick it against the wall and when not in use would be virtually invisible and not in the way at all.
Forum: Garage Gallery 08-17-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,576
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Re: Stupid Celebrities Palace - 21x20

chalkboard paint comes in many colours, including white so darkness wouldn't be an issue
Forum: Garage Gallery 08-09-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 123,997
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Re: Shed Project: New Construction Build Thread

if he runs the rafters parallel to the side sloped plates which i assume he is doing this won't be a problem
Forum: General Garage Discussion 08-04-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 950
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Re: Changes to a steel pole barn?

I can't see why you couldn't with a little engineering raise the roof in a certain spot to accommodate the lift you desire, almost like a metal knee wall to raise the roof in that area
Forum: General Garage Discussion 08-03-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 986
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Re: need opinions, new shop

ye, as long as you had something along the lines of you arn't responsible for damages or injuries incurred from lift failure, incorrect use of lift ect.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 08-03-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 986
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Re: need opinions, new shop

for a start please type like an adult, it is much easier to read then constant ......

ontopic: maybe have two types of units with/without lifts and have a common area with kitchenette. This would...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-21-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,853
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Re: Refinishing a rusty I-beam?

wire cup on a grinder or drill would work but would take a while. I would put por 15 on it after cleaning
Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-21-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,381
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Re: Garage attic flooring

since it's only storage why not run chases like raised 2x2 3 sided would box or something to cover and protect the wires and them just plywood on both sides of the chase
Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-21-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,056
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Re: Holmes on Homes - My Take

he talks about his son all the time now, i've never seen the girls? theres different ones besides pinky?
Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-21-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,403
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Re: The reason for my question yesterday is.....follow up.

someone on here has a garage with connector that would looks like it was always there, you could build the garage bigger then the house just make it blend
Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-21-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,981
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-12-2010, 08:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,524
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Re: What goes into your perfect garage?

a working tank with ammo
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 07-12-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,027
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Re: Using bicycle parts to build something?

If you can find an engine for cheap or free you can make a go kart or trike. Even using the old bike frame cut up and rewelded
Forum: Flooring 06-25-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,445
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Re: Floor images

I haven't personally done it, but if you use vinyl , it will have it's own adhesive on the back that will allow you to stick it to the floor, depending on what you do in the garage you probably dont...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 06-22-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,797
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Re: Vapor Barrier

Tuck Tape is a popular option in canada i'd imagine it's the same in the usa
Forum: General Garage Discussion 06-07-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,500
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Re: Driveway question

I'd suggest asphalt mind aswell keep it uniform. If you are looking for a cheaper option they sell chopped up asphalt that because a better looker and more solid parking / turning area then gravel...
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 06-07-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,282
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Re: Exhaust Fan wiring

This will decrease the life of the fan but you could increase and descrease the power sent to the fan to make it spin slower or faster, something like a dimmer switch but for a fan would work for this
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 01-30-2009, 08:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,399
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Re: Power brown outs ?

There is a unit that you can attach to your panel that does the surge protection for the entire house.

Here's two articles for you:...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 08-07-2008, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,698
Posted By Colin-Roberts
Re: Car port roof options?

steal with asphalt coating would a be a good choice.
unfortunately I don't know where your from. so i can't recommend a company.
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