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Future home of Thompson Boat Restorations

Post by Thommyboy » Fri Dec 23, 2011 5:48 am

Here is the future home of Thompson Boat Restorations, i.e. my shop and storage shed.

Andreas

As of noon 22 December 2011:

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Post by parroteyes » Fri Dec 23, 2011 6:48 am

That's a shed in the same sense that Elizabeth and Phillip have a summer cottage.

NICE!
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Post by Chad Durren » Fri Dec 23, 2011 8:53 am

NICE. A little Christmas present for yourself.

Are you going to install a hoist/trolley set-up with I-beams?
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Post by Mark Christensen » Sat Dec 24, 2011 12:00 am

suppper jealous.
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Post by Bill Basler » Sat Dec 24, 2011 9:23 am

Nice Andreas. I am going to come for a visit! That is going to be so nice. I predict in 5 years you are saying you built it too small.
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Post by steve bunda » Sun Dec 25, 2011 10:35 am

Very Nice Andreas, are you planning to heat all or some of the building? steve

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Post by JohnKadimik » Sun Dec 25, 2011 10:44 am

I want that!!

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Post by Thommyboy » Thu Dec 29, 2011 8:14 am

Done on 27 Dec 2011. At least all the contractor's stuff is completed. I have TONS of things to do over the next many months.

And it is already to small. I knew that going in. It is the biggest footprint I can build per local zoning regulations. I will not be able to fit all my boats into it.

Everyone is welcome to come for a visit. 20.2 miles due west of downtown Minneapolis.

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Post by Thommyboy » Thu Dec 29, 2011 8:15 am

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Post by Thommyboy » Mon Jan 02, 2012 6:37 pm

Got bottom buttoned up on three sides on Saturday. Will wait till frost is out of the ground to do the north side.
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Post by oldwoodboats » Tue Jan 03, 2012 9:54 am

Great project Andreas

But what is all that white stuff? None of that in Southern New Hampshire yet.

And did I miss your answer about heat? Humidity?

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Post by Thommyboy » Tue Jan 03, 2012 1:40 pm

Little bit of snow here. Last year at this time we were burried.

A portion of the length will eventually be partitioned off, wired, insulated, sheathed and heated.

Not sure yet of the heat source. A wood stove for certain but I must have supplemental heat.

The "finishing" is a long way off. I am broke. I will be able to purchase a couple of boards each pay period. So this could take years to complete!

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Post by Thommyboy » Mon Jan 09, 2012 4:59 pm

Final inspection by the building official today and it passed! Woot woot!

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Post by boat_art » Sun Apr 08, 2012 8:06 am

Sweet Andreas! Just be sure you have plenty of running water to control humidity! I need to come see your shop soon!
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Post by Thommyboy » Sat Sep 22, 2012 6:32 pm

Nice pic of boat house taken 22 Sept 2012 from a boom truck while cutting trees. Still not finished inside.
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Post by mfine » Sun Sep 23, 2012 8:19 am

Nice, you must have some tall trees. Work has started on my building project, can't wait to have her up.

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