Author Topic: Our Shop  (Read 205 times)

Nexus

  • Oracle Forum Member
  • *
  • Posts: 1858
Our Shop
« on: March 20, 2021, 06:21:03 AM »
I say ours but really it's my fathers shop but I get reap the rewards of it all.

I was two years old when we moved here and my dad finally built a garage. We have been working out in the dirt and weather prior to this or sometimes my grandfathers garage.

Backyard before

2021-02-25_06-52-05 by Charles Marson, on Flickr

this is the old sauna I have been making all my rustic wood projects from. Keep a mental note as to the location of the red box on the right!!

2021-02-25_06-52-24 by Charles Marson, on Flickr

2021-03-20_08-03-12 by Charles Marson, on Flickr

We were able to get it up and sealed just before the snow came

2021-03-20_08-12-55 by Charles Marson, on Flickr

we wanted lots of lights because working in my grandfathers garage resembled the mine he worked at...dark!!

2021-03-20_08-05-43 by Charles Marson, on Flickr

House panel upgraded to 200 amp service...100 for the house and 100 for the garage

2021-03-20_08-06-21 by Charles Marson, on Flickr

This is pretty much where we're at with it now

2021-03-20_08-09-10 by Charles Marson, on Flickr

2021-03-20_08-09-39 by Charles Marson, on Flickr

2021-02-25_06-54-39 by Charles Marson, on Flickr

you can see the red box location has yet to change!

thanks for looking!
Charlie

79 Esprit but like many, it will be a T/A clone
(20 years and counting but still have her)
http://transamcountry.com/community/index.php?topic=79648.0

jonathonar89

  • Oracle Forum Member
  • *
  • Posts: 2311
Re: Our Shop
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2021, 07:14:46 AM »
Man, all you guys are showing me up with these shops.  My two car garage doesn’t even fit two cars normally  :lol:

Good stuff!  Get some bird work done!

Nexus

  • Oracle Forum Member
  • *
  • Posts: 1858
Re: Our Shop
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2021, 07:57:11 AM »
At least you have a spot that isn't in the dirt!!
Charlie

79 Esprit but like many, it will be a T/A clone
(20 years and counting but still have her)
http://transamcountry.com/community/index.php?topic=79648.0

roadking77

  • Oracle Forum Member
  • *
  • Posts: 11181
Re: Our Shop
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2021, 08:16:26 AM »
Love it Charlie, cant go wrong with a building full of trans ams and motorcyles.
Finished!
77 T/A - I will Call this one DONE!
79 TATA 4sp-Next Project?
79 TATA - Lost to Fire!
86 Grand Prix - Sold
85 T/A - Sold
85 Fiero - Sold
82 Firebird - Sold
'38-CZ 250
'39-BSA Gold Star
'49-Triumph 350
'52-Ariel Red Hunter
'66-BSA Lightning
'01-HD RoadKing

Jack

  • Oracle Forum Member
  • *
  • Posts: 11354
  • 1971 Esprit TA Clone W72 1972 Formula 68 350 HO
Re: Our Shop
« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2021, 11:12:46 AM »
Man, all you guys are showing me up with these shops.  My two car garage doesn’t even fit two cars normally  :lol:

Good stuff!  Get some bird work done!

I'll be happy with a 2 car garage... all I have is a single car garage that barely fits.
Congrats Charlie, that looks great.




Regards, Jack


Nexus

  • Oracle Forum Member
  • *
  • Posts: 1858
Re: Our Shop
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2021, 05:21:44 PM »
Since all of the above, the bench was installed, complete with a custom bent steel bench top

2020-11-06_02-52-33 by Charles Marson, on Flickr

Safety kleen varsol wash basin put in

Solvent-PW-16-30 by Charles Marson, on Flickr

and a sandblasting cabinet

20200331_132104 by Charles Marson, on Flickr
Charlie

79 Esprit but like many, it will be a T/A clone
(20 years and counting but still have her)
http://transamcountry.com/community/index.php?topic=79648.0

roadking77

  • Oracle Forum Member
  • *
  • Posts: 11181
Re: Our Shop
« Reply #6 on: March 22, 2021, 07:49:51 AM »
I had a small blasting cabinet like that (broken record: lost in the fire), I really miss it. A couple of times I have been tempted to replace it, one of these days. A washer would be nice too.
Finished!
77 T/A - I will Call this one DONE!
79 TATA 4sp-Next Project?
79 TATA - Lost to Fire!
86 Grand Prix - Sold
85 T/A - Sold
85 Fiero - Sold
82 Firebird - Sold
'38-CZ 250
'39-BSA Gold Star
'49-Triumph 350
'52-Ariel Red Hunter
'66-BSA Lightning
'01-HD RoadKing

5th T/A

  • Active Forum Member
  • *
  • Posts: 259
Re: Our Shop
« Reply #7 on: March 22, 2021, 04:38:37 PM »
Charlie,

You are making me envious with all that square footage, tall ceilings and bright lights. Blasting cabinet, safety clean basin and heavy duty work bench are just icing on the cake. If I had a shop like yours I would have a twin post side by side lift. I can’t complain about what I have, but your shop is really nice!
1980 T/A 4.9 Non turbo

Gone but not forgotten;
1973 T/A 455
1975 T/A 400
1978 T/A W72
1982 T/A cross fire injected

Two wheel toys;
2014 Harley Ultra Classic Limited
2013 Honda CB1100
2010 Yamaha Vmax
1982 Yamaha Seca 750

Nexus

  • Oracle Forum Member
  • *
  • Posts: 1858
Re: Our Shop
« Reply #8 on: March 29, 2021, 05:54:19 PM »
Charlie,

 If I had a shop like yours I would have a twin post side by side lift. I can’t complain about what I have, but your shop is really nice!

The hoist will come after the 16x 32 addition being put on the  west side of the garage is completed. This will be divided up into 3 rooms, one of which will be a wood working shop, and one will house the compressor and cabinets to clean up some floor space.

I am very happy with the available space but my father used to work in aircraft hangers so it isn't big enough for him...lol
Charlie

79 Esprit but like many, it will be a T/A clone
(20 years and counting but still have her)
http://transamcountry.com/community/index.php?topic=79648.0

MNBob

  • Oracle Forum Member
  • *
  • Posts: 1849
Re: Our Shop
« Reply #9 on: April 11, 2021, 03:31:10 PM »
That really looks nice; it is a lot of space!  This should really help with your progress.
1979 TATA Extreme TKO .64
Hedman elite; Pypes 2.5; Borla XS; MSD 6A; Performer intake; open scoop; Sniper QJ;  110 Amp Alt; 4 core radiator/Mark VIII fan; RobbMc mini starter; subframe connectors; solid body mounts; fiberglass rear springs; poly sway bar and link bushings; 81 master; D52’s; Blazer disks; 225/60 & 235/60 17's TrueContact's; relays for PW, PDL, lights; keyless entry


 

You can help support TAC!