building Man Cave One in Scottsdale AZ

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by walkingbear, May 5, 2012.

  1. walkingbear

    walkingbear Long timer

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    Nothing is happening.. because LOWE's dropped the ball.
    Windows won't get here until Sept. I told them they need to make
    it right with a $500 gift certificate.

    Painter is coming on Thurs to give me an est. Concrete now has all the plans and will get a bid out next week.

    Looks like the build is coming out to $100 sq ft. Hate cost over runs.
  2. azcagiva

    azcagiva new orange flavor

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    So, housewarming party Octoberish????

    -John
  3. walkingbear

    walkingbear Long timer

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    Well, open garage .. will invite all who wants to travel. Working on finishing. Might have to do the TECH day in 2013. Running out of time this year.
  4. C-Stain

    C-Stain Accredited Nincompoop

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    Walkingbear...

    I'm sure you're my long lost Father. Can I come home now? :rofl

    I promise I'll keep the Garage clean this time so you don't have to send me to Canada. I promise I'll be good....
  5. walkingbear

    walkingbear Long timer

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    You must be the holy ghost .. sent to me from my father ..
    You can stay for 3 days.. just like everyone else.
  6. azcycle

    azcycle Chihuahua Wrangler

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    A tech day I might actually be able to attend! Been lurking ... great thread, gorgeous man cave.


    Wait, that didn't sound right.
  7. C-Stain

    C-Stain Accredited Nincompoop

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    :lol3

    Well played! It was worth a try. Living the build and can't wait to see the end result!
  8. walkingbear

    walkingbear Long timer

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    Clean floors.. muddiers are coming today to mud and tape.

    Painter is not far behind.[​IMG]
  9. walkingbear

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    Met with the floor guy today. He has done most of the costco, home depot.

    $1.50 square foot for the Home Depot polishing on the floor
  10. Jman

    Jman a.k.a. FUglyK

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    Loving watching the progress.
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    Yeah, but it's been 5 days without an update! :cry
  12. walkingbear

    walkingbear Long timer

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    We left town for a few days. Things are just backed logged. Waiting for windows to arrive

    I have being debating on the size of the driveway in front. 26 x30 feet or go longer .. say 26 x50. Now much difference in price since we are paving down to the concrete pad. We can park a lot of bikes on that size pad.

    Here is what I need to concrete:
    8x8 pad for the hvac compressor
    10x12 pad under the deck to part the atv
    5 steps from the concrete pad to the back gate
    26x30 pad in front. est. cost $3500

    to make it 26x50 would cost another $300

    Floors are being prep and they will start Monday.

    That is all for now.. from Huntington Beach CA ....
  13. mcma111

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    Go big. That will be some of the best $300.00 you'll ever spend. Consider the cost of doing it later.
  14. walkingbear

    walkingbear Long timer

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    Came home and found that .. all the dry wall has been done.

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  15. advNZer?

    advNZer? Long timer

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    is there going to be a ceiling to the u/s of the trusses in the garage?.The foil doent look "finished"
  16. walkingbear

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    The foil serve two purposes:

    1) it reflects an amazing amount of light

    2) keeps the industrial look and access

    Why pay the extra cost of dry walling?
  17. advNZer?

    advNZer? Long timer

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    only you can answer that question.Good answers though
  18. Bruincounselor

    Bruincounselor North Plains Drifter

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    In some locations I believe it would be required for flame resistance. You might be able to use metal for the same reasons too; I've seen that done with with roofing material; it looks sharp and cleans up with a pressure washer.
  19. walkingbear

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    If you every go to Chopite their ceilings are cover with cloth. It was an option I choose to go with the foil for light refraction since it's in the garage.
  20. walkingbear

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    Clearing out the garage for the floor guys. There was a pallet on the floor.
    Went to pick it up .. got a flash of something gray moving. Man..if it was a rattler.. I would have been bit.

    Just a nice bull snake. Took it for a tour of the property. Knock on the my sons window and he laughed. My sitter is really scare and I was going to walk in to show my wife (would have killed me) and son and decide it was best to leave it outdoors.

    If you live in states with snakes and you leave the door open.. watch what you pick up.