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Old 10-24-2014, 06:22 PM
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No. That is 5000 sf of foam 2 inches thick.

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Old 10-28-2014, 08:38 PM
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All of the foam, wire mesh, and 5 mil black plastic is in.

The concrete is scheduled to be poured on Thursday.


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Old 10-30-2014, 10:35 PM
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105 yards of concrete, sealing and then cutting.

Now time for the building


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Old 10-31-2014, 12:20 AM
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Awesome! Do you keep it wet for a few days while it cures?
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Old 10-31-2014, 08:25 AM
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That's a LOT of concrete. Looks great!
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Old 10-31-2014, 10:05 AM
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Good stuff,that's hard work..over here we put Damp proofing under insulation,is it norm to put it over insu over there?just curious
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Old 10-31-2014, 11:44 AM
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Bandit- The temp here is 45, so the concrete cures slowly. No need to cover it.

350 Vortec- I have seen it done both ways . I did the plastic on top to hold the foam down so it did not blow away.


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Old 01-17-2015, 04:26 PM
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Finally- The walls are up. Waiting on the trusses.



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Old 02-06-2015, 09:33 PM
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The trusses showed up finally. Only got two up, but it is a start.


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Old 02-07-2015, 01:02 PM
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I was able to install the overhead beam that will carry the roof load over the new flame table space.

I am also planning a jib crane on the top of the columns.


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Old 02-09-2015, 06:42 PM
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And then there were 6!

Half way there for the trusses.


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Old 04-09-2015, 11:35 PM
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After a long winter, and slow going, have more progress pictures.

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http://i1113.photobucket.com/albums/...6EE0D7C7_1.jpg

http://i1113.photobucket.com/albums/...A3BE3BF2_1.jpg

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Old 04-10-2015, 03:20 AM
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Is there a reason timber is used vs steel? Here all similar buildings are steel.

Looks massive!
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Old 04-10-2015, 08:39 PM
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One more side down.

Bru21--

The reason this one is wood is cost.

We had a large tobacco barn when we bought the farm. A few years later, a tornado destroyed it.

The insurance would only pay to replace the same style. Since they were paying, I did not care.
Now thing have changed. If I had to do it over, it would have been steel.

Since the new shop is attached to the old shop, it did not make sense to overbuild it by going metal.

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Old 04-10-2015, 10:29 PM
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Oh man I would love to have a shop like this. Minus all the dandelions of course
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Old 04-11-2015, 11:37 PM
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And then there were three!

Three sides done. Now the roof. Bad weather Monday and Tuesday. It might have to wait a day or two.

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Old 04-22-2015, 11:16 PM
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Got half of the roof on. Hopefully no wind tomorrow and the rest of the roof will go on.
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Old 04-23-2015, 12:33 AM
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Why not use a WRM - weather resistant membrane? Tyvak or Typar or equivalent. I do that to prevent moisture condensation soaking fiberglass insulation. Or are you spray foaming? Or you don't have the humidity to worry about it?
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Old 04-23-2015, 12:38 AM
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I am going to use closed cell spray foam. I am going to do the roof first, then the sides.


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Old 04-23-2015, 08:01 PM
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Looking awesome!
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