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John, this will be great!!! Happy building!
It looks like it will be a very snug and cozy work area. Happy building, John!Kathryn
In this garden a man is about to conquer another slice of happiness ... What a beautiful Workshop !!!
You're right Rita, I will enjoy this
Wow! this is going to be great, John. I look forward to seeing photos of the finished work shop!!!
Thank you Hilda
Put Sprocket A into Gap B and insert Widget C . . . where's Widget C ? Whose moved Widget C ? Pat !!! Where did you put Widget C . . ?
Hey! You're talking to a shipwright here ...my type built the Titanic! :)
Did the Titanic have a "Widget C", though ???
Love the drawings. Is it somewhere in the region of a 12ft x10ft building?Trying to figure out if you are going to use the base which is already there or tear it out and pour a foundation? I rather like the gentle curve and that led me to noticing there is also a slope to be addressed. This is a pleasure for you to do - right?With your heart enjoying a little roguish moment here and there, I know you will make sure you are careful. We don't want anything to happen to our wonderful artist friend!
Its ended up 15ft x 12ft, Julie so you weren't far out - a good eye!The paving slabs are on a concrete base so there will be no need for foundation. The slope is an optical illusion caused by my inept photography :) This is pleasure indeed: working with wood (and metal) surpasses all else in the pleasure-stakes.The heart has to learn to live with me, Julie, no concessions ... I live the way I always have, but I work shorter hours these days. Thank you for your kind thoughts though.