Just a quick update on the floor progress. I've got a whole TWO sections down! Only about 30 to go. The good news is that it's now actually a floor that can hold things. I can start moving stuff off of the concrete floor so I have more room to work. The process continues. The vision is clear...ish.
I am an engineer. Sort of. I went to an excellent engineering school (University of Virginia) and I majored in Civil Engineering. I understand the concept of a free body diagram and how horizontal and vertical forces interact to make a structure sound. I took a whole mess of classes on this stuff...back in the 1990s. Then I graduated, went off to do some other stuff including being a C-130 pilot and filled my brain with tons of other technical stuff that had zero to do w
Apologies in advance for the long post, but if you're interested in this subject or if you plan on doing something like this yourself, I think it's worth the read. I'm back inside the shop out of the heat. The mini-split system hasn't been installed yet, but all of the insulation that I added to the shop is really keeping it nice and cool inside. I keep talking about the vision I have for the shop, so perhaps I should share some of that vision. This is my current design pla