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Forum: Garage Gallery 07-29-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 34,948
Posted By smedly
Re: What happens when you don't have a plan.

http://i977.photobucket.com/albums/ae253/smedlywhiplash/garage/222deeb016112ccab21e9088d4b937c8_zpsfyrotaka.jpg

View out back where the future shed and garbage can deck will go. (More planning...
Forum: Garage Gallery 07-29-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 34,948
Posted By smedly
Re: What happens when you don't have a plan.

http://i977.photobucket.com/albums/ae253/smedlywhiplash/garage/a4f8206901d8daca6f9f89a1cf223012_zpsbvfjtrw0.jpg

Finally got some lighting in. Costco LEDs, and I changed the other cfls to 100 watt...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-29-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 15,975
Views: 2,290,727
Posted By smedly
Re: What did you do "IN" your garage today?

Finally got my Costco lights mounted.
http://i977.photobucket.com/albums/ae253/smedlywhiplash/garage/f2a876e62afb78b48b35cd6706ad688b_zpsd6v7xb0y.jpg


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Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-20-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,245
Posted By smedly
Re: Garage Door sensor blinded by sunlight

http://i977.photobucket.com/albums/ae253/smedlywhiplash/garage/garage2/finally640x427_zpsa587ba40.jpg
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 07-18-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,390
Posted By smedly
Re: Converting round ceiling box to outlet???

I imagine I'm good with the GFI since the lights and opener outlets in the ceiling are on the same circuit. The adaptor plate and cover just look a bit jank.

and I'm a bit disappointed in the...
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 07-16-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,390
Posted By smedly
Re: Converting round ceiling box to outlet???

Funny, I just ran into this exact problem and then came inside and googled "convert around ceiling box to outlet" and here I am. When I was at Home Depot and pick up Somehing like this.
...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-12-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 15,975
Views: 2,290,727
Posted By smedly
Re: What did you do "IN" your garage today?

Got both cars inside for the first time since we moved in (over a month ago). Storms are coming in.....
Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-02-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,961
Posted By smedly
Re: Shelves for Garage--Help!

Mine are only 17" deep. Same teardrop style as normal depth pallet racking and same 4" tall beams so I still call it pallet racking- though yeah, I guess that may be wrong. Must have been used at...
Forum: Garage Gallery 06-27-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 34,948
Posted By smedly
Re: What happens when you don't have a plan.

Oh yes. Tried real hard to convince the builder to finish the garage for me, but they would not budge. Pulte- love the house and the build process has been great, but basically if it's not on the...
Forum: Garage Gallery 06-26-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 34,948
Posted By smedly
Re: What happens when you don't have a plan.

And just for sh*ts and giggles-

http://i977.photobucket.com/albums/ae253/smedlywhiplash/garage/IMG_1803_zpsv8tay5pf.jpg


HF roller cabinet-made in USA- hardly. (I'm a follower of the...
Forum: Garage Gallery 06-26-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 34,948
Posted By smedly
Re: What happens when you don't have a plan.

Getting there- just will take some time.

http://i977.photobucket.com/albums/ae253/smedlywhiplash/garage/IMG_1804_zpsqnm3kg1i.jpg

I did hook the beer sign up to the switched outlet on my...
Forum: Garage Gallery 06-26-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 34,948
Posted By smedly
Re: What happens when you don't have a plan.

Next thing to do was set up the workbench area. Re-using my file cabinets, lower frame and worktop- and adding the flip door uppers....
Forum: Garage Gallery 06-26-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 34,948
Posted By smedly
Re: What happens when you don't have a plan.

First thing needed was to create floor space. Only way to do that was go up. Scored a pile of pallet racking from the in-laws [B]for free[/B. ] Did I mention I'm a cheap bastard? A sort of...
Forum: Garage Gallery 06-23-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 34,948
Posted By smedly
Re: What happens when you don't have a plan.

Then of course a few weeks of this.

http://i977.photobucket.com/albums/ae253/smedlywhiplash/garage/IMG_1726_zpsvklnbf9x.jpg

When you pack up all your stuff for staging your house over a few...
Forum: Garage Gallery 06-23-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 34,948
Posted By smedly
Re: What happens when you don't have a plan.

So 5 weeks of temporary housing with my stuff scattered to the winds, and now-
Blank Slate
...
Forum: Garage Gallery 06-23-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 34,948
Posted By smedly
Re: What happens when you don't have a plan.

So before I moved out, I acquired 7 of these office flip door cabinets with lights for free. I jumped on the deal as I would have hardly anything for my new garage when I moved in. Just needed to...
Forum: Garage Gallery 05-17-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 34,948
Posted By smedly
Re: What happens when you don't have a plan.

http://i977.photobucket.com/albums/ae253/smedlywhiplash/047ecf149342eca9cd38c43358417956_zpsefmznf9n.jpg

Getting things ready-ugh.
Forum: Garage Gallery 05-17-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 34,948
Posted By smedly
Re: What happens when you don't have a plan.

http://i977.photobucket.com/albums/ae253/smedlywhiplash/garage/d0579194860bd678df49bd4e806dc6df_zps4wqgt62q.jpg

Woah. It looks pretty big like this. Hope the new owners use it.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 05-02-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 888
Views: 191,618
Posted By smedly
Re: Industrial Metal Desks

Woah! Matching green steelcase desk and credenza in MN.

http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/dak/fuo/4990966087.html

My wife would kill me.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 04-27-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,178
Posted By smedly
Re: Bicycle parking?

I'm considering these. http://t.harborfreight.com/bicycle-lift-95803.html?utm_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2F
Price has gone down since I last looked at them.
My new house has 12' cieling...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 04-19-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,727
Posted By smedly
Re: Sometimes, I'm not so smart. Today is one of those times.

A tree that size is worth moving unless you live in a heavily wooded area.
I feel your pain with clay. My last house had lots of it, and I did lots of landscaping. got really tired of taking 5...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 03-26-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,077
Posted By smedly
Re: White oak finish - make it look old/beat up

Not sure exactly what you are looking for, but this was a new pine panel.

Beat with chain, wire brush and awl
Stood on board when it was on gravel, then some rebar
Painted it black
Sanded and...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 03-15-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,321
Posted By smedly
Re: Anyone ever use office cabinets for garage storage?

Wanted this
http://i977.photobucket.com/albums/ae253/smedlywhiplash/garage/f58876415361004a12690be6b63453bf_zps4be0cdd4.jpg

Did not want to spend that much.

Got two of these for $120. Ugly,...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 03-14-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 15,975
Views: 2,290,727
Posted By smedly
Re: What did you do "IN" your garage today?

Started emptying it. Getting ready to move. I hate this part.
Forum: Garage Gallery 03-07-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 51,736
Posted By smedly
Re: My garage, repurposed!

Subscribed. Office supplies are great for garages. And I thought I was getting good at craigslist hunting. I have much to learn.
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