Adding on, finally.

Got a project that you are working on that is not a tractor? Maybe a barn to hold your tractors or just fun stuff like woodworking, glass, tools, sheds, gardens, custom implements, etc., this is the place to talk about it.

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Adding on, finally.

Postby Rodney51Cub » Sat Jun 16, 2012 12:17 pm

After several years of not having enough room in the barn I am starting the addition. It is 11' 6" wide by 32' long. After doing some leveling I may close in the far end but for now it is a drive through.
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The barn is 30' by 32' so this will help storage problems and have more room for projects. I can build off the other side if more tractors decide to take up residence. I am a long way from being a carpenter but I figured the barn tin would hide any miss measurements.
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Re: Adding on, finally.

Postby Clint Carter » Sat Jun 16, 2012 1:08 pm

Looking good so far, I am out of room to and need to be doing the same. Keep up the good work and keep the pics coming.
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Re: Adding on, finally.

Postby Rodney51Cub » Thu Jun 28, 2012 10:09 am

Got the addition framed in last weekend. I've either been to busy at work or it has been to hot to work on it but I am making progress. Hope to have the roof on this weekend.
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Re: Adding on, finally.

Postby Rodney51Cub » Sun Jul 01, 2012 2:22 pm

Got the roof on and screwed down before it got to hot today. It is 105 again today. Will be next weekend before the side goes on. Someone (me with CRS) forgot to order the bottom trim for the side wall when I ordered the rest of the tin. I will not get it till next friday. Now I can work on the storm shelter my wife wants.
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My wife took this picture from the back door of the house because she knows I do not like my picture taken.
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Re: Adding on, finally.

Postby Rudi » Sun Jul 01, 2012 6:36 pm

Looking good so far. Going to be a very nice addition. As far as forgetting ... that goes with the territory... sorta creeps up on you. Oh yeah, your grandkids will love the pics of grampy someday :D I know I sure wish I pics of my grandfathers... only have 1 or 2 of my mom's dad and 1 of my dad's father ... very short supply.
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Re: Adding on, finally.

Postby Rodney51Cub » Sat Jul 07, 2012 5:09 pm

Bottom trim did not come in when the lumber yard said it would. I improvised and put up the side tin. The trim is suppose to be here monday afternoon. Another 100 plus degree today so I started before 6:00 a.m. and will go out again late if it cools off enough. If not, it will be another early morning.
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Re: Adding on, finally.

Postby Rodney51Cub » Fri Jul 13, 2012 7:29 pm

All that is left is back filling on the low end and adding a light or two. I figured I could put 5 cubs under there before I have to build on the other side. The better half was not to fond of that idea though. :lol: I don't need 5 cubs but I did not need the John Deere either. Maybe I'll look for a "H" or and old Case to work on after the JD is done.
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Re: Adding on, finally.

Postby Winfield Dave » Fri Jul 13, 2012 7:54 pm

Rodney51Cub wrote:I figured I could put 5 cubs under there before I have to build on the other side.
Rodney51Cub wrote:It is 11' 6" wide by 32' long.
Hmmmm....average Cub is 4-1/2ft wide by 8ft long...sounds like 2 abreast and 4 deep gets ya 8 Cubs in there...at least 7 for sure. :D

This comes from someone who has packed them in even tighter than that. :roll:
(I'm sure Barnyard will be along shortly to share with us how he parks 127 Cubs in one Big Ole Barn.) :lol:
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Re: Adding on, finally.

Postby Scrivet » Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:04 pm

Rodney51Cub wrote:..................... to work on after the JD is done.

:lol: :lol: :lol: Now that's funny, DONE working on a John Deere. :lol: :lol: :lol: There's no such thing, they're always broke. :D

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Re: Adding on, finally.

Postby Rodney51Cub » Sat Jul 14, 2012 11:18 am

Winfield Dave wrote:Hmmmm....average Cub is 4-1/2ft wide by 8ft long...sounds like 2 abreast and 4 deep gets ya 8 Cubs in there...at least 7 for sure. :D

This comes from someone who has packed them in even tighter than that. :roll:
(I'm sure Barnyard will be along shortly to share with us how he parks 127 Cubs in one Big Ole Barn.) :lol:


Got to allow room for implements and 2 riding mowers.

Scrivet wrote:
Rodney51Cub wrote:..................... to work on after the JD is done.

:lol: :lol: :lol: Now that's funny, DONE working on a John Deere. :lol: :lol: :lol: There's no such thing, they're always broke. :D


I don't farm and only own 7 acres but do have a garden and do alot of mowing. The John Deere will be for tractor shows and parades. It won't have the chance to break down to often. :lol: :lol:


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