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Offline jim

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the floor is dry!!!
« on: December 02, 2009, 09:48:36 AM »
had the great idea to paint the workshop floor at the weekend :doh:

its took untill today to dry :lol: :lol:

during my enforced absence from the shed i've spent a bit too much time on the interweb :scratch:

i've decided to venture into building an engine of sorts :scratch:

decided to have a go at the EZ one from the HMEM site.

we'll see what happens :dremel: :dremel: :dremel:
if i'd thought it through, i'd have never tried it

Offline Darren

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Re: the floor is dry!!!
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2009, 09:58:51 AM »
Ooh, wrong time of year for painting cold things ... glad it dried for you...

Now for some some projects  :thumbup:
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Re: the floor is dry!!!
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2009, 10:18:28 AM »
Jimmy,

I intended to paint my garage/ workshop floor, after I laid it, in 1972...... There`s always been too many things standing on it since then!  ::)

Good luck with the engine build!  :thumbup:

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Still modifying bits of metal... Occasionally, making an improvement!

Offline John Hill

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Re: the floor is dry!!!
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2009, 03:46:07 AM »
I told the builder in 1982 "Make sure the floor is smooth because I am going to paint it!"  He did that and maybe I will be able to paint it before we try to sell the house (after moving all the treasure out!) :lol:
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Re: the floor is dry!!!
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2009, 01:41:41 PM »
John

At least it wasn't all in vain. Being smooth made it easier to sweep. You did sweep it several times didn't you? :lol: :lol:

Cheers  :beer:

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Offline John Hill

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Re: the floor is dry!!!
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2009, 01:22:14 AM »
Um, yea, OK, I will sweep it before we move out! :D
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Re: the floor is dry!!!
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2009, 06:36:50 PM »
Painted is a pain is this weather. I`ve just had new facia boards put on the roof and they had to be painted. Then it rained about 30 minutes later!!!! They seem to have dried OK but I`ll inspect them in spring and maybe re-do them.

Glad your floor is now dry and you can get  :dremel: done.

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Re: the floor is dry!!!
« Reply #7 on: December 08, 2009, 05:54:04 PM »
At least you don't have the problem of your water dish for your grinder freezing solid...woke up to -33 degrees C this am :bang:(windchill -40C but I don't worry about that in the shop) ::)