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Brendan Barry

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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #135 on: April 04, 2020, 06:39:25 PM »
West wall mostly framed in.



Boards for the siding were delivered from the local sawmill today.

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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #136 on: April 07, 2020, 07:55:05 PM »
Windows, doors, and roofing showed up this week.



Sheathing going on the east wall.







Window test fitted in the east wall.



Double door opening framed out.





Sheathing going on the front wall.



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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #137 on: April 07, 2020, 08:06:02 PM »
Better not leave that window open, it might get wet in there Thursday.

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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #138 on: April 07, 2020, 08:28:59 PM »
Oh man! That's really looking good, Brendan!

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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #139 on: April 08, 2020, 06:16:03 AM »
I see a box of screws on the wall already.. Freds nut and bolt emporium already starting? 😁
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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #140 on: April 08, 2020, 04:32:56 PM »
I see a box of screws on the wall already.. Freds nut and bolt emporium already starting? 😁

We all know the rules, Mike. You can't have a horizontal surface (wall "shelves" and new\rebuilt car "benches") without something on it.
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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #141 on: April 08, 2020, 05:28:32 PM »
The sheathing was finished on the bottom of the wall and scaffolding being set up for the top half.



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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #142 on: April 08, 2020, 07:10:04 PM »
Expert workmanship!

Question: Is there a plan to extend the middle track south from the barn?

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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #143 on: April 08, 2020, 07:22:01 PM »
Question: Is there a plan to extend the middle track south from the barn?

No.
Any further track expansion would cross over a septic tank, then end up colliding with the Percival House.
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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #144 on: April 08, 2020, 07:51:44 PM »
Question: Is there a plan to extend the middle track south from the barn?

No.
Any further track expansion would cross over a septic tank, then end up colliding with the Percival House.
The Percival House would then be the subject of this mid-50s song:
https://www.lyrics.com/lyric/2390684/Rusty+Draper/In+the+Middle+of+the+House

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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #145 on: April 08, 2020, 07:54:13 PM »
Sheathing looks great.  How soon would it be advisable to paint it for weather protection?

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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #146 on: April 08, 2020, 08:08:28 PM »
Sheathing looks great.  How soon would it be advisable to paint it for weather protection?

The sheathing is green right out of the sawwmill and needs a few months on the side of the building to dry out before paint.
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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #147 on: April 08, 2020, 09:02:27 PM »
Will there be batten strips added in the future?
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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #148 on: April 08, 2020, 09:41:57 PM »
Will there be batten strips added in the future?

Yes, once the sheathing has dried out. It will shrink when dry and it's best to delay batten installation until the sheathing is all set.

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Re: Car Barn Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #149 on: April 09, 2020, 05:53:58 PM »
Many thanks for all your efforts.
Pictures of progress and a better future are scarce right now. Seeing them helps a lot.
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