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Finally a garage my Tesla can love!

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by kevincwelch, Jun 2, 2014.

  1. kevincwelch

    kevincwelch Active Member

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    Temporary cleanup:

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    Deconstruction:

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    Cabinets, tools and play things get moved in this week!
     
  2. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    Wow. Nice work. Looks amazing especially with the logo.
     
  3. NuclearPowered

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    You have a pic of the 3D "S" but not where it went...
     
  4. kevincwelch

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    I haven't hung the letters yet. Probably this week sometime. Need to decide how to do it: glue, 3M tape. Also, need to work on proper placement and spacing.
     
  5. kevincwelch

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    Thanks! I've been wanting to do this for a while. Now I can actually work on the cars and detail with appropriate lighting.
     
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    Great job! Only thing missing is a HPWC to finish it off :)
     
  7. gavine

    gavine Petrol Head turned EV Enthusiast

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    Looks like a Tesla showroom. You could sell Teslas out of that garage.
     
  8. jcaspar

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    Make sure you kick the other car out!
     
  9. jerjozwik

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    wow, i had dreams of doing that once... well i never did and now the garage is full of tools cars and car parts.
     
  10. CHGolferJim

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    Looks wonderful. Curious why you redid the floor?
     
  11. kevincwelch

    kevincwelch Active Member

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    #11 kevincwelch, Jun 3, 2014
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    Multiple cracks in the floor. It was separating and deforming the garage door!

    Here's a pic of some of the cracks and unevenness.

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  12. omarsultan

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    Nice job - gives me incentive to finish off my garage. :biggrin:

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  13. kevincwelch

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    Finishing touches...

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  14. Rheazombi

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    I have felt closet envy before, but this is the first time I have felt garage envy. Amazing! :love: (I don't even have a bloody driveway, so I'm pretty jealous right now...)
     
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    Amazing work. Reminds me what a drab, spider, beetle, etc. filled garage I have.
     
  16. dailydriver

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    Nice job Kevin! You did it right. I have a Gladiator tool cabinet and I just ordered a bunch of their stuff for a garage condo unit I am building out. How do you like the product?
     
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    Looks beautiful :)
    Hope you don't mind my stealing some ideas as we renovate/ update our new house.
     
  18. kevincwelch

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    Thanks!

    My initial reaction is very positive. They are all very solid. One of them came damaged when shipped, but the dent is concealed by hanging it. No big deal. I wish the larger cabinets had more magnets for closing, so I might add a couple magnetic strips.

    They feel sturdier than husky products, but time will tell. Excited about them.
     
  19. Rheazombi

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    Have you thought of updating the window? Seems a little out of place with the rest of the style of the garage now...
     
  20. kevincwelch

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    Yes. But, garage theft has been a fairly big issue in our area in the past, so I think I'm going to leave it. But, you're right, it's ugly.
     

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