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by mtngun
Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Shop Construction Blog
Topic: Woodshed and Alaskan Mill
Replies: 31
Views: 25197

Re: Woodshed and Alaskan Mill

Five years have passed and the interior of the barn is still not complete. Several wind braces are lacking (temporary braces made from scrap lumber have held the building up all these years :lol: ). Laying out the tenon in 6" x 8" douglas fir. https://imgur.com/0ALmgBl.jpg Finished tenon. ...
by mtngun
Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Shop Construction Blog
Topic: lighting
Replies: 0
Views: 39

lighting

I try to standardize on construction materials, including lighting. Storebought lighting fixtures can be spendy so homemade fixtures get the job done. Homemade wooden boxes. Plastic diffuser from Home Depot. https://imgur.com/3miaVYn.jpg Let there be light. :idea: https://imgur.com/iOknSXZ.jpg
by mtngun
Sun Jul 29, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Shop Construction Blog
Topic: Closet doors
Replies: 0
Views: 84

Closet doors

Homemade closet doors, mounted on a standard bypass track. Nothing fancy. https://imgur.com/vnn0nEj.jpg Homemade closet door (minus a few pieces of trim when this photo was taken), on a barn door track. I prefer the look of the barn door hardware, but the track does require some empty wall space. In...
by mtngun
Sun Jul 29, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Shop Construction Blog
Topic: Bathroom construction
Replies: 1
Views: 110

Re: Bathroom construction

Mirror and lights added.
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by mtngun
Sat Jun 30, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Shop Construction Blog
Topic: Bathroom construction
Replies: 1
Views: 110

Bathroom construction

This had been bare studs and bare subfloor for far too long. Tile floor and homemade vanity. Still gotta construct the upper half of the vanity area. https://imgur.com/OHA6GdP.jpg Homemade douglas fir trim wrapping the shower stall. https://imgur.com/CkE7HMd.jpg The big stuff is done in the bathroom...
by mtngun
Fri May 11, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: revolvers
Topic: Bradshaw-Martin SWC for Ruger 357 Maxi
Replies: 1
Views: 309

Re: Bradshaw-Martin SWC for Ruger 357 Maxi

5 shots at 100 yards from a 10 1/2" Ruger Maxi. Shot by Lee with iron sights. Approximately 3" group. Load was 17.0 IMR4227, velocity 1409 fps. I have to admit that I did not expect the long, unsupported nose to shoot well, but this is very good. 8-) http://www.singleactions.com/images/194...
by mtngun
Fri May 11, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: revolvers
Topic: Bradshaw-Martin SWC for Ruger 357 Maxi
Replies: 1
Views: 309

Bradshaw-Martin SWC for Ruger 357 Maxi

This bullet was designed by legendary IHMSA shooter David Bradshaw and his friend Lee Martin. It was designed specifically for moderate loads in the Ruger 357 maximum. David and Lee have tested this bullet out to 200 yards with good results, as discussed at SingleActions.com . At this point I'm not ...
by mtngun
Wed May 09, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: Shop Construction Blog
Topic: Tile floor for living room & kitchen
Replies: 2
Views: 386

Re: Tile floor for living room & kitchen

Day 6: the tile is finished. After 12 years, I finally have a floor, just like a real house. Yea! :) There's still some detail work to do in the living room -- lighting, trim, a little sheetrock and paint here and there. But I gotta go back to making a living for a while so I can get some rest. :D h...
by mtngun
Sat May 05, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Shop Construction Blog
Topic: Tile floor for living room & kitchen
Replies: 2
Views: 386

Re: Tile floor for living room & kitchen

After a long day of tiling.
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by mtngun
Fri May 04, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Shop Construction Blog
Topic: Tile floor for living room & kitchen
Replies: 2
Views: 386

Tile floor for living room & kitchen

1/4" durock on thinset grout in preparation for tile.

Due to space limitations I can only work on about half the room at a time. Once that half is tiled then I'll shuffle the appliances and furniture around so that I can work on the other half.
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