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67-LS1
03-21-2020, 07:38 AM
183169183170I donít have room in my garage at home so I bought a 1500 sq ft warehouse in a small commercial complex about 10 miles away. Itís now my shop/man cave.

Alwhite00
03-21-2020, 08:08 AM
Very, very nice. I’m jealous.

Just 1 More
03-21-2020, 02:48 PM
Very, very nice. I’m jealous.

Ditto

Kenova
03-23-2020, 12:18 PM
DUDE! You're living the dream!:drool:

Ken

WOLF1732
03-23-2020, 02:40 PM
Where is the kegerator? and the lazy boy chairs and the flat screen????

yellow1098Greg
04-26-2020, 07:25 PM
Love it ....what does a 1500 sq ft Wearhouse cost?

Motown 454
07-25-2020, 12:06 PM
Sweet Shop!

dhutton
07-26-2020, 06:22 AM
You must be single.....

Don

JustJohn
07-26-2020, 01:58 PM
Married means you get to build it in the back yard...


You must be single.....

Don

dhutton
07-26-2020, 03:46 PM
Married means you get to build it in the back yard...
Agreed!

Don

tm5nardo
09-20-2020, 11:17 PM
Really cool. That's a huge shop.

mbuenavides
09-22-2020, 07:32 PM
That is such a good place to do all car modifications that you want.

Bobbywracing
09-25-2020, 07:53 PM
Super badass

Bobbywracing
09-25-2020, 07:56 PM
Howís the 66 chevelle project going?

67-LS1
12-17-2020, 10:02 PM
I am married and the idea of getting a shop elsewhere was my wifeís. The last time I did a project in our garage at home it sucked. Between her car which she NEVER leaves outside overnight, bicycles, etc, it was tight.
The shop is 1500 sf on the ground and I added the 500 sf mezzanine for storage, card games, etc.
Its been especially nice during Covid because i can go there and get out of my wifeís hair for the day. Important when your retired.

mc84_zz4
03-22-2021, 01:56 PM
That's an ultimate man cave!

^^ x2!

Twentyover
03-24-2021, 10:38 AM
Curious about the utility of an offsite shop. how often do you end up there? How late do you stay? How often do you work late and crash there rather than going home? I assume it's in an industrial park?

Don't mean to be (too) intrusive, but I've wondered about shops like this and how oone might work for me, vs building a separate outbuilding. Of course, many are landlocked or ordinance prevented

BonzoHansen
03-24-2021, 02:53 PM
Cool. I've thought about doing something like this. We keep kicking around the idea of moving and if I could pull that off it would sure open up housing options

jimco84x
03-26-2021, 09:50 AM
Curious about the utility of an offsite shop. how often do you end up there? How late do you stay? How often do you work late and crash there rather than going home? I assume it's in an industrial park?

Don't mean to be (too) intrusive, but I've wondered about shops like this and how oone might work for me, vs building a separate outbuilding. Of course, many are landlocked or ordinance prevented

I've done both, and there are advantages to both. I now have the best of both worlds. small-ish 600 ft shop in my backyard. This leaves the attached garage for regular/wife garage duty and I have a good place to work, hangout, BBQ, or whatever in...and It's only 100 feet from my back door. Of course, I had to move out of the city to do it. I've got about $20k in the garage and did a refi to cover it. My payment went up much less than my industrial space rent was, and I own it.
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Jaden Young
03-29-2021, 06:32 PM
Wow, this car looks amazing. You did a job well done modifying it, I really like the accessories that you have on it.

67-LS1
03-29-2021, 07:29 PM
Curious about the utility of an offsite shop. how often do you end up there? How late do you stay? How often do you work late and crash there rather than going home? I assume it's in an industrial park?

Don't mean to be (too) intrusive, but I've wondered about shops like this and how oone might work for me, vs building a separate outbuilding. Of course, many are landlocked or ordinance prevented




Iím retired now so I go there 3-5 days a week. Itís nice because I donít ďhave toĒ go. I usually get there around 10-11 on the days I do go. I could stay as late as I wanted but usually head home after the afternoon commute dies down.

I have hosted card games with buddies but most of them are still working and donít like to come out and play on ďschool nightsĒ. There would be no reason to spend the night as home is just 10 miles/15 minutes away. Plus it has no heat. Half of the loft space is my daughters storage area while her, her husband and son are in France for two years so it looks more ďstorage caveĒ than man cave at the moment.

It is in a small industrial park. There are 28 units but some have been combined into larger units so there are only 15 owners. Iím the only non-business in the park and I just got on the board.