The Basement Shop

  • The basement workshop before we bought the place
  • The basement workshop will be cleaned up a bit... but will likely remain a workshop.
  • Took out the basement shop cabinets, found this. Cool.
  • Cleaned out and ready for some foundation repair
  • Fun times with foundation repair
  • Plates
  • Busted up concrete floor.
  • Takin concrete out the side of the house
  • There's 5+ guys goin to town on this foundation now
  • Braced wall
  • Got this sump pump now
  • Braced basement wall
  • Sump
  • Vapor barrier up
  • Oops
  • Framin
  • Framin in this shop
  • Wirin and insulatin this here shop
  • How to hang cabinets by yourself
  • Hangin these cabinets
  • Sunday fun day
  • Making some progress on the basement shop 7 comments
  • Got some air filtration!
  • Finished framing and insulating the shop
  • More peg board
  • Big tools on wheels
  • Cabinets, miter station, standing bench, pegboard
  • Cabinets, benchtops, and pegboard
  • Added some CRI 90 under cabinet lights to the shop. No more shadows on the work bench!
  • Built a new bench top tool shelf for the shop
  • Resurfaced the assembly table and added more scrap wood storage
  • Resurfaced benchtops. Beter miter station
  • Miter station, resurfaced benchtops, finally mounted my vise.
  • Shop is feelin pretty nice right about now.

Documenting the progress of repairing and rebuilding the shop in my basement.

Photos taken from October, 2015 to March, 2021 in Des Moines and Bloomfield Township, Iowa

Album added 6 years ago (Dec 7, 2015).