Remodeling the workshop

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mgalusha

Re: Remodeling the workshop
« Reply #20 on: 29 May 2013, 02:08 am »
Gotta love it when karma pays a visit.  :thumb:

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Re: Remodeling the workshop
« Reply #21 on: 29 May 2013, 01:50 pm »
Amen to that Mike!  :D

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Re: Remodeling the workshop
« Reply #22 on: 2 Jun 2013, 07:55 pm »
Time to remove seven steel c-channel beams from the ceiling. The only capable enough tool I own is an angle grinder, which, is a mess to say the least.
A plasma cutter would be perfect right about now.

The camera (operator) isn't quite sure how to handle the image being photographed. But these are honest to God sparks and each and every one of them hurt.
I'm soaking my long sleeve shirt and gloves in water to help things out. I need leather welders coverings.

One beam down.....six more to go.
Break time. I need to get a cool drink, take the batteries out of the smoker detector and open some windows.  :roll:
I've got a fire extinguisher and the garden sprayer full of water.... just in case.
The cardboard "shield" I fabricated doesn't seem to be where I need it, when I need it.


mcgsxr

Re: Remodeling the workshop
« Reply #23 on: 2 Jun 2013, 07:58 pm »
Eeesh that is a lot of sparks!

A sawzall with metal blade could not do it with less drama Bob?

How thick ARE those beams?

Don_S

Re: Remodeling the workshop
« Reply #24 on: 2 Jun 2013, 08:06 pm »
Where's the fun in that.?  :jester:


A sawzall with metal blade could not do it with less drama Bob?



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Re: Remodeling the workshop
« Reply #25 on: 2 Jun 2013, 09:03 pm »
Yea Mark, c'mon......  :lol:
I've got a sawzall, but only coarse wood blades.
I've all but burnt through the grinder blade and need a new one, so I think I'll take your advise and try a metal blade for the sawzall.
Good idea, I'm embarrassed to have not thought about using that tool.  :duh:

After cutting a few beams, it seems fate had chosen THIS to be a good time to quit for the day.   :oops:
While cutting a beam, the blade had settled in to a nice smooth slice when I apparently allowed the "ease" of that particular cut to let me allow my grip to relax.
That's when the blade bound up, the grinder jumped out of my hands, flipped around, and the blade went across my chest.

Yea....I think it's time for a beer and listen to some tunes. Tomorrow when the hardware stores are open, I'll get a blade for the sawzall.

Just wait til wifey gets home.
I am glad this wasn't several inches higher. Right across the face. No. Just....no.


mgalusha

Re: Remodeling the workshop
« Reply #26 on: 3 Jun 2013, 01:37 am »
Yeouch, that can't feel good. Glad it's not any deeper.

WGH

Re: Remodeling the workshop
« Reply #27 on: 3 Jun 2013, 01:58 am »
That scratch looks like the start of a new topic: Home Improvement Scars

Welcome to the club.

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Re: Remodeling the workshop
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Re: Remodeling the workshop
« Reply #29 on: 3 Jun 2013, 11:53 am »
Thanks guys.
Yes indeed Bill, I've got the day off and will be purchasing a couple of blades for my reciprocating saw today.
Hopefully that'll be less painful.  :lol:

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Re: Remodeling the workshop
« Reply #30 on: 3 Jun 2013, 12:08 pm »
Hope it works for you Bob - sharp side out, remember!  :lol:

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Re: Remodeling the workshop
« Reply #31 on: 3 Jun 2013, 12:22 pm »
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Re: Remodeling the workshop
« Reply #32 on: 3 Jun 2013, 12:43 pm »
Bob, what goes on in the workshop STAYS in the workshop!!!! :nono:   What were you trying to do, DIY open heart surgery?  Wardrobe "malfunction?"

And posting a photo like that makes us wonder if you aren't in Congress.   :icon_twisted:  Wasn't that guy's name Weiner?  :lol:



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Re: Remodeling the workshop
« Reply #33 on: 3 Jun 2013, 12:50 pm »
It's been too long since we had a boob shot on Audio Circle. We were overdue.

Bob

p.s. And "yes"....the guys name is "Weiner". I think he should run for 2016 and have that other guy named "Holder" to be his running mate.
Then would could vote for "Weiner/Holder"  :icon_twisted:

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Re: Remodeling the workshop
« Reply #34 on: 3 Jun 2013, 01:09 pm »
Bob, SURELY you could have found a better boob shot, but one could argue that ANY photo of you is a uh, never mind.................. :lol: