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#495078 - 08/20/18 11:59 AM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: Brettski]
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Progress....one nail at a time (and 2 ibuprofen at a time)
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#495088 - 08/20/18 03:26 PM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: Brettski]
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Looking good!

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#495104 - 08/20/18 07:54 PM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: Brettski]
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You and Dski could have taken care of Les Nessman in no time at all.
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#495117 - 08/21/18 08:38 AM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: Brettski]
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Nice and Fast work !!! They make big bottles of Ibuprofen.
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#495219 - 08/23/18 10:34 AM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: Brettski]
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Dang thread has been going since 2009. That's a lot of nail driving.
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#495426 - 08/27/18 10:58 AM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: Brettski]
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Dang thread has been going since 2009. That's a lot of nail driving.

Thank God for Porter Cable
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Speaking of nails, walls are pretty much done. Shifting focus to prepping for truss install.


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#495442 - 08/27/18 01:18 PM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: Brettski]
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With a roof that is usable now ! What are the door plans ?
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#495490 - 08/28/18 09:20 AM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: Brettski]
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We are keeping the door and window thing as simple as possible. The immediate goal is to be dried in + metal roof. That's why we opted to pay the premium for the factory painted LP Smartside siding panels. As you note, Ewest....add a roof and it is usable. Dski and I know now from experience what we are capable of in production as a 2-horse construction crew. The garage-apt histrionics bear out our production progress potential; slow and methodical. We are willing to pay an up-charge on certain aspects of this project in order to maintain a leg up.
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In answer to your query, there will be one 36" metal service door and one 12' wide x 9' high overhead door. As you can plainly note by the pics, the windows are pre-framed. Once we can shrug off rain and snow, we will scrape the bottom of the piggy bank and start installing windows.
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#495495 - 08/28/18 11:01 AM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: Brettski]
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That 12' wide door is a very good idea ! Incredible job and well done.
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#495859 - 09/04/18 01:28 PM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: Brettski]
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TRUSS TIME
We rented the telehandler (aka; shooting boom). Wow; what a cool toy...I want one! We asked one of my best pals and his wife to help us set (also helps that they are BIG time into fishing...wink!) It took 2 long days in the heat and humidity, but we got 'er dun.





We pre-paneled and finished most all the heavy lifting work on the gable end trusses. All the additional weight concerned me for the truss integrity during the lift, at the lift points. We added some 3/4" plywood gusset bolsters with a buncha screws. It worked. (big monkey off'a my shoulders)




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#495860 - 09/04/18 01:31 PM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: Brettski]
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which gets us to just about here...
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#495864 - 09/04/18 02:07 PM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: Brettski]
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Roofing time! The same type metal again?
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#495868 - 09/04/18 03:21 PM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: Theo Gallus]
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Roofing time!

As rewarding as that prospect of progress sounds, my battle-weary aches and pains are screaming for a break. My Dad always told me to be done with my building projects by the time I hit 60; my mind will say "yes" and my body will say "no". I get it, now. In anticipation of a full-on body revolt, I have already exercised due diligence and explored the option of hiring a 3rd party for any and/or all of the roofing facets. These pro-active planning processes also take into consideration the possibility of a full-on wife revolt.
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Yes; standing seam metal roof supported by 5/8" CDX plywood decking.
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#495869 - 09/04/18 03:24 PM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: Brettski]
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I should add that I got a visit from the field tech salesman that rep's the company from which I purchased the roof trusses. He came out to see how things are progressing. He stood there and complimented us on the quality of the work, then looks at Dski and says "so, what are you gonna put in here?" She pointed at me.
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#495932 - 09/05/18 03:44 PM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: Brettski]
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That is some outstanding and quick work !!

Doubt you will do well in there eating wood and concrete.

Do you have attic plans?


Edited by ewest (09/05/18 03:45 PM)
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#495957 - 09/06/18 09:42 AM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: Brettski]
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The gambrel trusses were designed for a 16' x 48' bonus room at the second level, but the live load is a little short of suitable for an actual living space. It IS ideal for storage. This was the plan. Once we have the structure under roof, we can start thinking about cutting a truss or two, framing proper support and a stairway. I am also thinking about foregoing the stairs and using a lift elevator.
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#496518 - 09/18/18 11:18 AM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: Brettski]
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70 sheets of 5/8" CDX plywood....killing me, but the show must go on.
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#496530 - 09/18/18 04:39 PM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: Brettski]
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No help !!! shocked

Ouch !!!. cry

Well done. grin


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#496533 - 09/18/18 05:24 PM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: ewest]
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Originally Posted By: ewest
No help !!! shocked

Ouch !!!. cry

Well done. grin

Au contraire mon frère! Dski has been a machine; a dynamo. I do the heavy lifting of sheets to the roof, but she is staging them and working off the ladders nearly as much as I am.
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#496635 - 09/20/18 12:59 PM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: Brettski]
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You have a beautiful spot for sure.
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#496789 - 09/24/18 09:13 AM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: RStringer]
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You have a beautiful spot for sure.

Thanks for the props, RStringer. Been a labor of love, sprinkled with insanity.
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#496791 - 09/24/18 09:16 AM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: Brettski]
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1/2 dried in
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#496797 - 09/24/18 11:17 AM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: Brettski]
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1/2 dried in

So, the roof is up to (insert geographic region to be disparaged here) standards!
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#496806 - 09/24/18 02:57 PM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: Brettski]
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OK....call it a loafing shed
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#496836 - 09/25/18 11:40 AM Re: Building a garage-apartment with a pond view [Re: Brettski]
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ETA fully dried in? Getting close?
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