Creating the Shop

Got the keys to the new shop space on July 5th.  Swept it out, looked around, started moving stuff in.


I called around to find some Colorado beatle kill pine for the build.  Lumberyards that carry dimensional beatle-kill lumber generally get it from Canada.  Apparently nobody is milling Colorado lumber in the quantity the big guys need.

But I found a few Sawyers that produce it in the quantity I need.  Olde Tyme Lumber in Boulder CO, Mountain Heart in Elizabeth, CO. and United Wood Products in Longmont CO. I’ve bought wood from United in the past, and they were cheaper, so I ordered 120 rough cut 2×4’s to start the build.  I think I’ll need more eventually, and some plywood, and some 2×10 for the joists and …


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