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Offline DaveH

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Another (not as good as Ross's) log store
« on: September 07, 2013, 12:44:11 PM »
Hi,
This is my log store, no where near as good or as well made as Ross's. No proper joints just sawed, slapped on and screwed  :)

This is what it should look like, or in my case this is the starting point.
It measures 2m long, 2m high and 1m deep.

Note to Ross - notice the sides, stops the logs from falling out  :lol:
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DaveH
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Re: Another (not as good as Ross's) log store
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2013, 12:49:34 PM »
So after a bit of sawing and 72 screws later the base.

Looks a bit like a 'pallet'  :scratch:   but it still resembles the sketch  :)

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Re: Another (not as good as Ross's) log store
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2013, 06:50:44 AM »
Done the two sides.
Given the base and the two sides a couple of coats of wood preservative.
Just to say the two sides are shown upside down.
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Re: Another (not as good as Ross's) log store
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2013, 06:55:13 AM »
Fixed the sides on and the steel bracing at the back. (Still looks like the sketch  :) )
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Re: Another (not as good as Ross's) log store
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2013, 08:48:23 AM »
Looking good to me so far.  nothing wrong with practical, I tend to like that style myself.  I think yours will probably work better than mine :thumbup:

it occurred to me, too late that my back braces should have been as big as yours.  maybe you should have showed me yours first :bow:

What did you design it on?

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Re: Another (not as good as Ross's) log store
« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2013, 09:15:05 AM »
Hi Ross,
I "stole" the designs off the web  :thumbup:
http://www.5mretail.com/detail/935/small-log-store/
And a few others
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Re: Another (not as good as Ross's) log store
« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2013, 09:23:42 AM »
I'm a bit of a cheap skate - the wood I used was 'packing case wood' ......... cheap.
25mm thick x 114 wide although it varied quite a bit  :( anything from 20 to 30 thick  :scratch:
Cost about 40 squids and the wood preservative cost about the same.
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Re: Another (not as good as Ross's) log store
« Reply #7 on: September 08, 2013, 09:26:52 AM »
Here it is finished with the roof.
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Re: Another (not as good as Ross's) log store
« Reply #8 on: September 08, 2013, 09:29:56 AM »
Just have to put the logs in and cut some up.
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Re: Another (not as good as Ross's) log store
« Reply #9 on: September 08, 2013, 11:57:05 AM »
Dat looks sunnnyyy!

Actually, it was pretty sunny here too. Barbequed some ribs, zuchini, chilies, bell-peppers and some other vegetables. Went down pretty fast. Maybe I should have been building the log store as well. There are some extra trees I have to cut in the winter.

Pekka


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Re: Another (not as good as Ross's) log store
« Reply #10 on: September 08, 2013, 12:53:10 PM »
Oh dear, now I feel hungry  :lol:
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Re: Another (not as good as Ross's) log store
« Reply #11 on: September 08, 2013, 01:00:55 PM »
Dave

Looks like a job well done. I'm getting hungry as well so I'm going to go find me some food.  :D :D

Cheers  :beer:

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Re: Another (not as good as Ross's) log store
« Reply #12 on: September 09, 2013, 07:13:12 AM »
Thanks Don  :thumbup:
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