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Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-27-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,498
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: tunnel under sidewalk ideals

2" conduit installed 42" below grade

10' of Sidewalk + 18" of field stone foundation / basement wall (I was able to utilize the existing hole in the foundation from the current well line, saved me...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-26-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,498
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: tunnel under sidewalk ideals

Well the hydro system I rigged up worked AWESOME, just one problem, after two attempts to hit the hole in the basement wall I gave up. Yes 10' sidewalk with 18" thick field stone foundation wall...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-20-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,498
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: tunnel under sidewalk ideals

I like the looks of the Borzit tool, I will call the local rental place today to see if they have one. If not I will go the simple drive pipe with flush water route. Being down 3' I am not...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-11-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,498
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: tunnel under sidewalk ideals

I do have a couple pieces of 1 1/4" galvanized drive pipe for a well point if needed I will use it to create the hole with a hose & some fittings.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-11-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,498
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: tunnel under sidewalk ideals

Running a 1" water line & power to well so it has to be 3'+ down, no way to get around going through the foundation.

Since I know where the hole is in the basement and can not "steer" the pipe it...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-11-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,498
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: tunnel under sidewalk ideals

I know this is an old thread but i have a similar project.

New well was drilled last Friday, new supply line & electrical to go in the week of the 11th.

I have a 10' wide sidewalk that is tight...
Forum: Garage Gallery 06-28-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,148
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: 40X64X14 Pole barn build

Nice building, I assume by the perlins that your roll up doors are on the eave edge? (you mentioned gable end for doors)

Nice set up, plan a very similar build here someday.

Where you building...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 06-17-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 20,645
Views: 3,402,325
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: What did you do "IN" your garage today?

Well since my garage isn't big enough for a vehicle to get inside, I pulled the tools out and changed a buddy's rear wheel hub for him.

Still dreaming / designing / saving for my garage & separate...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 06-17-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,008
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: How do you rotate tires???

I always do front to back & back to front, no crossing.

Keeps it easy to remember and my Camaro has directionals so everything gets the same rotation.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 06-13-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 871
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Installation / Erection Costs

Thanks for the feedback, yes it is for the building/erection of the shell only.

No concrete, no site work, no electrical.

I am comparing to a build my father had done (yes 12 years ago) but it...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 06-10-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 871
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Installation / Erection Costs

I have recently been shopping for a 36x60x14 pole building with 3 12x12 overhead doors along the 60' eave side and one 36" man door. No windows 1' overhangs traditional pole barn construction.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 06-02-2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,158
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Zero turn mower for 5 acres?

When we moved to our current house on 6.9 acres (mow around 3.5) I purchased a used Hustler from a dealer. I couldn't swing a new one and it has served me very well, now 8 years later and I have...
Forum: Garage Gallery 05-25-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,215
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: 30x48x12 Michigan Carr Garage

Nice build, I like the steel

I am south of you in Morenci, but lived in Manchester for awhile years back.
Forum: Garage Gallery 05-20-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,947
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Old Barn to Become my Shop


We bought an 1880's farm house also but all the buildings were torn down before our purchase. My father says it was a blessing, I wish I had a barn to rework / utilize.

Forum: General Garage Discussion 05-20-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,450
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Advice: Outdoor storage on shoe string budget

I have a jig that bends top rails for galvanized chain link into 12' hoops.

Have built a "green house" with them covered in proper plastic.
Building a Turkey enclosure now with corrugated steel...
Forum: Garage Gallery 05-18-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,998
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: 40x60x15 in Navasota TX

We are on 6.7 acres and my shop (when built) will be as far from the house as possible utilizing a second driveway. Don't want to "clutter" the wife's space.

Dreaming someday I will have my own...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 05-18-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,543
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Air Compressor Wall Outlet

You need a couple of these: http://www.mscdirect.com/browse/tnpla/83294678?src=pla&cid=PLA-Google-PLA+-+Test&CS_003=7867724&CS_010=83294678&mkwid=[*GCLIP*]&prcid=[*GCLSRC]

Use a metal ice maker...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 05-13-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,232
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Best way to remove black mold, etc. from concrete driveways?

Around our pool I use a pressure washer and bleach on the concrete. Isn't a permanent fix but works.

I do this every other year.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 05-13-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,785
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Judging a garage by it's exterior.

Nothing sounds sweeter than a handfull of radials coming through the clouds!!!

Have a step Father In Law that volunteers on a B17 & B25 as the load master out of CAF Mesa beautiful machinery.
Forum: Garage Gallery 05-06-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,564
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Newly built 50x96x16 blank slate

Sorry to say it but what is that thorn doing in there with all that great GM muscle?? ;)

Nice building!!
Forum: Garage Gallery 05-03-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,573
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: My 40x40x10 Shop Build

Who made the trusses? Have a weblink to them?

I am looking at doing a similar 40' build (but longer) with similar metal trusses and I like the boxed design of these.
Forum: Garage Gallery 05-03-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: New 40x60x14 Metal Building Project

The size of my current design thoughts for my build.

Hope to make it a reality some day.

Good luck on the build!
Forum: Garage Gallery 04-11-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 26,896
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: 40x60x16 Build - Started 4/23/15

Nice build, I have an Aunt & Uncle that just closed on a property on Bird lake last Friday.

Looking forward to have some family with water frontage!
Forum: General Garage Discussion 04-01-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,384
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: Garage door header question ?

I have a very similar design in mind for my build (someday)

I will be going with a truss system that utilizes metal trusses with clear span from post to post. Upto 16' on center. This way the...
Forum: Heating and A/C 03-30-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By NWOhioChevyGuy
Re: How to install baffles in pole shed?

Make some out of some simple blocking (2x's) and thin cheap sheet goods (something on sale or salvaged)

Once the ceiling is up you will not see it and it will hold the insulation back just fine,...
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