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Re: DEPOT

Postby bobhenry » Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:17 am

Well I hate to admit it but I actually couldn't find a good almost free source for plywood so I had to bit the bullet and spend $120.00 for 6 sheets of 3/8 a/b interior for the ceiling. I need to get it installed before the remaining drywall is put in place to allow the drywall to help support the ceiling. I also picked up another 2 gallons of polar seal.Total out the door was $160.00 +/-
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I love the polar seal it is like putting on a rubber wet suit for the siding. I want to coat the zip panel with it to help seal the joints and waterproof the entire surface, I will give the joints extra attention and may even go back with silicone if the polar seal doesn't fill in as well as expected. The weather is 70's- mid 80's today and the humidity is down so it should be a good afternoon to get 'er done.
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Re: DEPOT

Postby bobhenry » Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:36 am

3 gal of fence post sealer $30.00
5# box of 2” construction screws $24.00
Hangers and plates $20.00
Insulation $25.00
4x4’s and more hangers $30.00
Trailer load of free plywood $ 0
Two 4x10 sheets of cement board $ 0
Discounted lumber guess $50.00
to be determined
Carriage bolts $ 7.00
found steel roofing (update) $30.00 Gave our driver $20.00 and the company $10.00 for the "scrap" steel.
UPDATED 11/6
Borax for insect barrier $7.00
aerosol foam and a large paint brush $14.00
more fasteners and simpson hangers
and a gallon of Polar seal roof coat $63.00
UPDATED 11/11
outside help $45.00
ST $345.00
update 11/20
outside help $50.00
2x8's and construction fastners $73.00
outside help $55.00
12/4 outside help $50.00
12/15 outside help 25.00
12/20 one fancy door canopy $35.00
new sub total $633.00
I just learned the discounted lumber just became an xmas present
lumber above -$50.00
car siding $160.00
Updated 1/30
Electrical and roofing underlayment etc. $193.00
updated 2/13
4 salesman's sample windows $80.00
2/18 outside help for covering the roof $50.00
2/25 outside help for gables $60.00
3/26 outside help $60.00
4/1 & 4/2 outside help $95.00
4/9 outside help $50.00
4/14-4/16 outside help $100.00
4/15 3" construction screws $7.50
4/19 almost new Larson storm door and a small wooden ladder for the sleeping shelf $70.00
4/22 electrical and fastners and poly paint $87.00
4/23 outside help $85.00
4/23 100' of 12-2 w ground 2 boxes and a pair of crimpers $61.00
5/13 new in the package lockset with dead bolt $10.00
7/8 6 sheets of 3/8 a/b plywood and 2 gallons of polar seal $160.00

new subtotal $1911.50
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Re: DEPOT

Postby bobhenry » Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:37 pm

Well the 14th I coated the exposed zip panel with the white elastopolymer paint ( Polar Seal) It sealed a lot of the seams and will give a good grab for the paint tinted drywall topping. It will be sealed with another coat of the polar seal tinted. I am looking for a stucco effect. It was hot but Sunday was hotter and muggier. Sunday I insulated the cavities on the shelf bed side and started lining the water tank area with more scrap zip panel. I realized 1/2 of the two sleeping area windows would be below the mattress level so I moved them up the 8" I had left to move them. The insulation was 9 to 1pm and I took a cool down break until 4pm them gave it two more hours to move the two windows. Things sure slow down when it's hot!

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Re: DEPOT

Postby bobhenry » Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:16 am

Monday my last play day before work interrupts again. Woke up early (6:30) and gathered the trash scraps of foam from the insulation effort. Got three huge bags and stuffed it in with the land lady's trash in the dump toter. I beat the trash guys by about 12 minutes :D

It is now 7:40 and it is like walking into a hot steam towel outside and a misty rain has started. I would be miffed but the garden needs any moisture it can get so I hope it pours down. My achey old body needs a goof of day anyway. Will probably go shopping for paint ,topping compound, and a couple weatherproof exterior outlets for the Depot. The chickens need feed and the tiny house builder is out of beer. :beer:

Weather breaks tomorrow for 3 days , the same 3 days I will be in an air conditioned office counting boards. :x

I wish the good days were my work days. Next weekend is forecasted for 3 of my 4 free days with rain. :oops:

It is impossible to believe but in 60 some days it will be a year since the Depot was started :frightened:
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Re: DEPOT

Postby bobhenry » Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:49 pm

SCORE !!!!

Was at rural king to get the chickens some feed and a whole section of specialty electrical boves were marked for clearance Weatherproop surface mounted aluminum electrical box with weather tight plugs in a bronze finish for $1.45 and the water seal cover for 91 cents. Less than $5.00 and I have my two outside outlets for the depot.

But wait it gets better............ :D

Went looking for a dark grey paint to blend into drywall compound to make the grey stucco effect for the Depot siding. A gallon of exterior paint runs from 26 to 48 dollars a gallon :shock:

I was trotting down the paint isle at Ace (is the place) and spied several cans on the floor. Asked my buddy at Ace what was up and he's told me it was the mismatch pile. I asked how much of a bargain it was. He wasn't sure but take them to the cashier and she will get a price. Long story short $5.00 a gallon and $2.00 for a quart. :twisted:

So about $40.00 bucks worth of paint for $7.00 God I love a bargain.
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Re: DEPOT

Postby bobhenry » Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:52 pm

3 gal of fence post sealer $30.00
5# box of 2” construction screws $24.00
Hangers and plates $20.00
Insulation $25.00
4x4’s and more hangers $30.00
Trailer load of free plywood $ 0
Two 4x10 sheets of cement board $ 0
Discounted lumber guess $50.00
to be determined
Carriage bolts $ 7.00
found steel roofing (update) $30.00 Gave our driver $20.00 and the company $10.00 for the "scrap" steel.
UPDATED 11/6
Borax for insect barrier $7.00
aerosol foam and a large paint brush $14.00
more fasteners and simpson hangers
and a gallon of Polar seal roof coat $63.00
UPDATED 11/11
outside help $45.00
ST $345.00
update 11/20
outside help $50.00
2x8's and construction fastners $73.00
outside help $55.00
12/4 outside help $50.00
12/15 outside help 25.00
12/20 one fancy door canopy $35.00
new sub total $633.00
I just learned the discounted lumber just became an xmas present
lumber above -$50.00
car siding $160.00
Updated 1/30
Electrical and roofing underlayment etc. $193.00
updated 2/13
4 salesman's sample windows $80.00
2/18 outside help for covering the roof $50.00
2/25 outside help for gables $60.00
3/26 outside help $60.00
4/1 & 4/2 outside help $95.00
4/9 outside help $50.00
4/14-4/16 outside help $100.00
4/15 3" construction screws $7.50
4/19 almost new Larson storm door and a small wooden ladder for the sleeping shelf $70.00
4/22 electrical and fastners and poly paint $87.00
4/23 outside help $85.00
4/23 100' of 12-2 w ground 2 boxes and a pair of crimpers $61.00
5/13 new in the package lockset with dead bolt $10.00
7/8 6 sheets of 3/8 a/b plywood and 2 gallons of polar seal $160.00
7/16 2 weatherproof outlet boxes $5.00 and a gallon and a quart of paint for $7.00 and $10.00 of drywall compound.
7/22 $70.00 for 2 helpers
new subtotal $ 2003.50
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Re: DEPOT

Postby bobhenry » Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:10 pm

Braved the heat and installed one of the two exterior weatherproof outlets. Damn near melted into a puddle !
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Re: DEPOT

Postby ParTaxer » Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:45 am

Hey Bob! Are you going to bring this project under 2,000?

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Re: DEPOT

Postby bobhenry » Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:59 am

If you look close and do the math my helper is about $700.00 of the reported cost. If I take him out of the picture I will come in well under $2,000 in materials. This is a bit slanted though because I had had the trailer almost 10 years and I think I paid $350.00 for it back then. There are a few other items that I purchased back when, but most of the build is found and free materials.

A great example is , last night I met Jeffy II in Lebanon and he gave me 125 feet of 8 gage 4 wire S O cord. (Think monster extension cord). I priced it on line today at $ 2.25 a foot the math is up town of $280.00. I had to force him to take $20.00 for gas money. It is rated as fully submersible so it will get buried for the main line to the depot from the breaker box in the little tractor barn.

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Re: DEPOT

Postby bobhenry » Tue Jul 24, 2018 7:32 am

Dodging rain I set up a 10 x 10 pop up canopy on the "platform" ( the patio trailer) to be able to run the power tools in the rain. I solicited a second helper and the three of us installed the 3/8 AB plywood on the ceiling of the depot. Right now it looks like 6 sheets of plywood screwed to the ceiling. But with the truss coverings and the trough lighting I think it will be quite sharp. Leaning towards translucent white stain to allow the pretty grain to telegraph thru. The $70.00 labor cost just shoved me over 2K out of pocket in this build. :D
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Re: DEPOT

Postby bobhenry » Sun Jul 29, 2018 1:19 am

Well 3/4 of the metal roof is on ! It needs some loving and some trim and such but I remind myself it was absolutely free. I love free ! :D
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