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  1. Insulation
    Greetings! I'm new here so first let me say hello to everyone! I'm planning to finish the inside of a 900 sq ft workshop (30 ft x 30 ft) that comes with a house I'm purchasing and I'm trying to decide the best way to insulate it; I wonder if anyone here can offer some advice. This space will...
  2. Electrical
    In our town a permit is required for just about everything new electrical. I'm also aware of my limited knowledge. So I'd like to hire a contractor to pull the permit and do the following. To save on cost, I can help (pull wires, dig trench, add insulation, and general grunt work. First...
  3. Building & Construction
    Here's my first problem (lol, first...more to come). I'm building a shop for woodworking and such, plus I have a grand daughter. I want to build this shop with a play area in the attic for when she's old enough to enjoy it. She's just turning into a toddler now, so plenty of time. Here's my...
  4. Electrical
    Hello All, I have a quick question, after 6 months of building my "storage barn" is now complete and I am ready to get power to it. 275' run from main panel (in home which is main structure on property) to the barn. My plan is as follows: Main Panel in basement of home; install 100amp 2P...
  5. Flooring
    Hey, I am fixing up an old shop this up-coming year. It has a fairly large 60'x32 concrete floor. The shop is very old and near the doors the floor has cracked a lot and near the back door it is probably about an inch lower than the rest of the floor. It is generally in bad shape and I would...
  6. General DIY Discussions
    I get a call about every 7-18 months from a client or friend of a client wondering what to do with their Husbands shop tools when they pass away. This is always a sad call and one I have struggled with to answer in the past. Our shop programs in our schools are disappearing. I would think that...
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