Check out my new shed

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Humin
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Re: Check out my new shed

Postby Humin » Wed Nov 21, 2012 9:54 pm

We're not into the artistic stages yet, snow, but...we have different opinions. He wants a porch and a white picket fence, rocking chair, the surreal angle. All I've been able to come up with is cover it in LEDs. I assure you all, when the fun part comes you will be the first to know. Also updating, the bottom is pretty fucked. We'll see just how badly soon.

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Re: Check out my new shed

Postby gyre » Sat Nov 24, 2012 11:18 am

If you want to glue or seal parts, schnee-morehead makes the stuff.

I've used their acrylic seam sealer on old wood and aluminum.
Acetone based acrylic.

Their polyurethane adhesive is recommended to me for steel and wood.
Plan on using that on trailers.

You can add braces to the inside to radically increase stiffness if done properly.

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Re: Check out my new shed

Postby Humin » Mon Nov 26, 2012 12:50 am

Wasn't going to update until we officially decided what to do, but we hit the bottom with a preassure sprayer and it went through it like tissue paper. Only the middle seems to be damaged, we washed the outer edges (of the bottom) without much incident. We are considering several options, including abandoning the project. Right now we're trying to see how much money/time would go into making a new floor.

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Re: Check out my new shed

Postby BoyScoutGirl » Wed Nov 28, 2012 12:02 am

Does it need a new floor if you're going to leave it in place on the truck? Just chink the bottom edges to the truck bed and I imagine you'd be good. Of course, there's the heat problem...
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Re: Check out my new shed

Postby Bob » Wed Nov 28, 2012 7:16 am

Take the floor out, plank the bottom edge, put it on wheels and you've got a chicken tractor when you get home.
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Re: Check out my new shed

Postby Humin » Sun Dec 30, 2012 1:21 am

Update if anyone still cares: we just put in the new floor, cedar, it should be ok if we leave it on the flatbed. We aren't out of the woodwork yet, though, there's still work to be done

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burner von braun
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Re: Check out my new shed

Postby burner von braun » Sun Dec 30, 2012 1:36 am

Updates are always welcome Humin! Good to hear you are still working on the shed.

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Re: Check out my new shed

Postby MacGlenver » Sun Dec 30, 2012 11:47 am

Yep yep! Keep the updates comin!
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Re: Check out my new shed

Postby Hoolie » Mon Dec 31, 2012 8:15 am

I love it!


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