Author Topic: My Dads new shop  (Read 1378 times)

PJB

Re: My Dads new shop
« Reply #30 on: April 22, 2020, 01:10:40 PM »
Congrats Jake
Now not complaining per say but damn Iím sooo jealous.  Getting to build a shop from scratch is a dream.     
And Three phase too
1991 Bridgeport Series I 2J-VS  9"x48"
1979 Clausing Colchester Bantam Mk2 11"x30"
1972 Harig Super 612
2015 Tormach PCNC-1100 Mill

"I wants what you gots!"

Jake Parker

Re: My Dads new shop
« Reply #31 on: April 26, 2020, 02:03:41 PM »
I could not wait, I got the 4 post lift off the trailer, and in its permanent spot.
The 2 post is going to get unloaded in a bit.

On a different note-

Can anyone give me some insight to the "Quicrete" brand ancor epoxy?

The lifts are somewhat balanced, I just need anchors to hold them steady.

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Carpenter84

Re: My Dads new shop
« Reply #32 on: April 26, 2020, 02:55:50 PM »
Don't use it. Its the worst brand. I don't know why but every tube (dozens) I've ever used was nearly impossible to squeeze from the tube. Actually broke two caulking guns over the past few years. Try a different brand of concrete anchor epoxy.
Shawn

First 9x42 column mill,
Enterprise 10x28 lathe,
Ko Lee 6x12 surface grinder,
Airco dip/stick 160 welder,
Fully stocked wood shop.

Jake Parker

Re: My Dads new shop
« Reply #33 on: April 26, 2020, 03:34:13 PM »
Any suggestions?

Carpenter84

Re: My Dads new shop
« Reply #34 on: April 26, 2020, 03:40:06 PM »
Sakrete or Sika or any other brand I'm sure is fine.
Shawn

First 9x42 column mill,
Enterprise 10x28 lathe,
Ko Lee 6x12 surface grinder,
Airco dip/stick 160 welder,
Fully stocked wood shop.

woodchucker

Re: My Dads new shop
« Reply #35 on: April 26, 2020, 06:14:37 PM »
Jake, doesn't that make it harder for you to put the building and roof up?  Or you going to use it as scaffolding while building?

Jeff
Clausing 8520   SB Model 9a - power hacksaw, Milwaukee band saw in a table.  Delta Rockwell Surface Grinder (not online yet .. being rebuilt where am I going to stick this)
For pics: https://imgur.com/user/woodchucker/posts

grumpygator

Re: My Dads new shop
« Reply #36 on: April 26, 2020, 07:12:06 PM »
Depending on the manufacture specs I have always found that "Redheads" anchors meet or exceded epoxy. But I would not set the in new uncured concrete. Wait at least 28 days.
  Don't go cheap go for the name brand. This part of the world with all the storms we get it's the go-to fix for both tension and shear.
   Just saying.
    **G**/size]

Jake Parker

Re: My Dads new shop
« Reply #37 on: April 26, 2020, 07:49:58 PM »
Woodchucker, yes, its going to make it a pita to get the roof up. The only reason for standing the lifts up now is, we have paying jobs waiting on them.
Since my heart attack in February, and my company not letting me come back to work for 2 months, I had to spend the roof and wall money for life expenses. So the shop will self evolve as work comes in.
I have an 8'x12' portable building that we will put at the left rear corner of the slab to house toolboxes and the jacks (transmission, floor, and air) along with all the other nitt picking things.
Temporarily we will run some wire and conduit from the machine shop for power (to po-co needs a building to hook the weather head to).

Gator, the only reason Im considering epoxy is the need to have it up right now. The 4 post can stand alone without anchors, but if you are pulling a truck up on it, sometime it wants to scoot across the floor. The 2 post lift has MASSIVE foot pads, and just needs to be held in place as well. If it was a cured pad, believe me, it would already have mechanical fasteners in it.


« Last Edit: April 26, 2020, 09:38:05 PM by Jake Parker »

Jake Parker

Re: My Dads new shop
« Reply #38 on: April 26, 2020, 07:51:04 PM »
Correction to my last post - my EX-company.

Carpenter84

Re: My Dads new shop
« Reply #39 on: April 26, 2020, 08:20:53 PM »
Sounds like a bit of discrimination going on there.........
Shawn

First 9x42 column mill,
Enterprise 10x28 lathe,
Ko Lee 6x12 surface grinder,
Airco dip/stick 160 welder,
Fully stocked wood shop.

woodchucker

Re: My Dads new shop
« Reply #40 on: April 26, 2020, 09:34:12 PM »
Correction to my last post - my EX-company.


i didn't think they could lay you off while on medical leave.
I guess each state is different.
Jeff
Clausing 8520   SB Model 9a - power hacksaw, Milwaukee band saw in a table.  Delta Rockwell Surface Grinder (not online yet .. being rebuilt where am I going to stick this)
For pics: https://imgur.com/user/woodchucker/posts

Jake Parker

Re: My Dads new shop
« Reply #41 on: April 26, 2020, 09:36:51 PM »
Shawn, the 2 months off with short term disability pay is a safety policy that was put in place years ago by the company.
The decision to not go back when the short term benefits ended was 100% mine.
I have been working toward being self-employed for over 2 years now, and opportunity was about to beat the door down.



BTW I revised my previous post.
« Last Edit: April 27, 2020, 07:01:40 AM by Jake Parker »

Carpenter84

Re: My Dads new shop
« Reply #42 on: April 26, 2020, 10:01:37 PM »
Ahh, thatís a much better story
Shawn

First 9x42 column mill,
Enterprise 10x28 lathe,
Ko Lee 6x12 surface grinder,
Airco dip/stick 160 welder,
Fully stocked wood shop.

RayH

Re: My Dads new shop
« Reply #43 on: April 27, 2020, 03:14:52 AM »
Jake,
In my experience, at construction sites, you can put up a temporary pole and load center w/meter socket and the Po-Co will hook it up.
There might have been a time (duration) limit, IIRC.
You seem to have your project well figured out but I was wondering why running temp power from your existing shop, rather than a temp pole, is a better idea.

PS: I'd put the temp pole where the service conductors would reach the permanent weather head location also.
Ray

Jake Parker

Re: My Dads new shop
« Reply #44 on: April 27, 2020, 08:26:19 PM »
The only reason for swinging it from the machine shop is convenience.
I got the building moved and mostly leveled.
I will use my middle buster in the morning and rip a ditch about 20 inches deep, roll in 6 pieces of conduit and have wire pulled and hooked up by tomorrow evening.

When I called about hooking up the machine shop 3 or 4 years ago, it took near 4 weeks to get the job done.

Friday, I will probably get the uprights, so I can stand them  up.