My "Skunkworks" Facility

Discussion in 'Workshop Tips and Secrets / Tools' started by Captain_John, Jul 30, 2004.

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  1. Oct 31, 2004 #21

    Timberhawk

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    Level Floor

    Hi

    A couple of months ago Jman typed:
    "my dream shop would have some type of rubberized coating over a perfectly level concrete floor"

    I would suggest having a sloped floor (1% grade) with a drain. I grew up on a farm. Having a slope/drain makes cleaning easier (rinse with a garden hose), and adding a small sump to catch oil/fuel spills helps prevent envirnoment boo-boos.
     
  2. Nov 1, 2004 #22

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    Yah, slight grade is good. It is hard to be that accurate. I have one "pothole" by my door that collects water. I drilled a hole in the center of it and now I call it a drain!

    :gig: CJ
     
  3. Nov 15, 2004 #23

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    looks great!
     
  4. Nov 18, 2004 #24

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    Skunk Works/Satelitte Images

    I think the Terra Server is what I used to get nice Images from space for the North Atlantic. Don't know if this helps? Nice Shop. Funny I was just Painting my floor tonight. I also built mine from the concrete forms to the Fascia. No Electric service yet but planning on running Central A/C and Heat. 984Sq Ft total. No pictures yet and inside is bare. no Cabinets or Shelves. Don.
     
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    Captain, it's so new and clean and uncluttered.

    How can you find anything in there?

    Whatever I'm looking for is usually under something. So I usually start out by looking under something and, "Voila, there it is!"
     
  7. Mar 11, 2006 #27

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    Well, it has been a couplah years since then and despite the fact that it now contains airplane parts... it is still tidy!

    I like a clean environment.

    Where in New England are ya?

    :D CJ
     
  8. Aug 8, 2006 #28

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    How will you build underneath your house? Isn't that kinda "boat in basement" concept?
     

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