Let's See Your Garages! - Page 3 - CorvetteForum - Chevrolet Corvette Forum Discussion


C3 General
General C3 Corvette Discussion not covered in Tech
Sponsored by:
Sponsored by:

Let's See Your Garages!

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-13-2017, 02:32 AM   #41
centuryoldracer
CF Senior Member
 
Member Since: Apr 2015
Posts: 3,244
Thanked 50 Times in 46 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Norcoastal View Post
This is going to sound like a stupid question, but what do you do with the sink?

Maybe fill it with ice and put beer in it
I use mine to wash my hands
centuryoldracer is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to centuryoldracer For This Useful Post:
68/BB (09-13-2017)
Old 09-13-2017, 02:37 AM   #42
centuryoldracer
CF Senior Member
 
Member Since: Apr 2015
Posts: 3,244
Thanked 50 Times in 46 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by 7t2vette View Post
Here is a recent partial shot of my garage:



Did you make your hood? That whole setup is really cool, and functional.
centuryoldracer is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to centuryoldracer For This Useful Post:
7t2vette (10-24-2017)
Old 09-13-2017, 10:13 AM   #43
racerx1
CF Senior Member
 
Member Since: Sep 2012
Location: NY
Posts: 103
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Default

I decided to treat myself to a new detached garage. Took me two years to complete (working on weekends and using vacation days). During HS and college, I worked as a framer on a pole barn crew, so I decided to dust off my tool belt. My friend, a builder also helped me out......my wife was not up for helping me set the LVL beams on the posts.
Attached Images
  

Last edited by racerx1; 09-13-2017 at 10:21 AM.
racerx1 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to racerx1 For This Useful Post:
oyealiz (10-25-2017)
Old 09-13-2017, 01:54 PM   #44
7t2vette
The ORIGINAL and bestest
Support Corvetteforum!
Toronto Events Coordinator
 
7t2vette's Avatar
 
Member Since: Oct 2000
Location: Toronto Ontario
Posts: 9,675
Thanked 74 Times in 58 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by centuryoldracer View Post
Did you make your hood? That whole setup is really cool, and functional.
The L-88 hood and air box came from Ecklers, and the carb base is a custom spun aluminum piece.

7t2vette is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2017, 02:41 PM   #45
Dodosmike
CF Senior Member
 
Dodosmike's Avatar
 
Member Since: Apr 2008
Location: Powassan ON
Posts: 4,255
Thanked 48 Times in 47 Posts
Default

24x30 2.5 car. LPG heat. New floor this past spring.






14x22 "storage shed". Keep the "off season" toys in there. No heat or power.
Dodosmike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2017, 07:08 PM   #46
JBrooke825
CF Senior Member
 
JBrooke825's Avatar
 
Member Since: Nov 2002
Location: Blue Bell PA
Posts: 843
Thanked 11 Times in 10 Posts
Default

Here it is
Attached Images
  
JBrooke825 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2017, 07:48 PM   #47
Norcoastal
CF Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Norcoastal's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jul 2017
Posts: 225
Thanked 15 Times in 14 Posts
Default

I decided to move my tools and benches back in that garage and not paint the walls and ceiling. My wife just told me that now it the time to do it and don't be lazy.

She's right, I was being lazy. While it's empty I'm going to finish it and I'll be much happier down the road.

Drylok here I come!

I like some of the red accents in the pictures. I may put some sort of red stripe or something to compliment my craftsman cabinets and benches.
Norcoastal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2017, 08:17 PM   #48
rcread
CF Senior Member
 
rcread's Avatar
 
Member Since: Aug 2004
Location: Kenmore WA
Posts: 10,356
Thanked 66 Times in 58 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by RMVette View Post
Is that a '74 TR6? I always wanted one of those!
It's a '75, but same thing. It's a fun little car.
rcread is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2017, 09:34 PM   #49
centuryoldracer
CF Senior Member
 
Member Since: Apr 2015
Posts: 3,244
Thanked 50 Times in 46 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by 7t2vette View Post
The L-88 hood and air box came from Ecklers, and the carb base is a custom spun aluminum piece.

Very nice, I like it!
centuryoldracer is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to centuryoldracer For This Useful Post:
7t2vette (10-24-2017)
Old 09-14-2017, 07:37 AM   #50
ZZZZZZ
CF Member
C3 of Month Finalist 2016
 
Member Since: Jul 2014
Posts: 88
Thanks: 0
Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts
Default

my little garage
Attached Images
 
ZZZZZZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2017, 12:53 PM   #51
centuryoldracer
CF Senior Member
 
Member Since: Apr 2015
Posts: 3,244
Thanked 50 Times in 46 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by centuryoldracer View Post
I use mine to wash my hands
here is a section of mine that we just added on.
Im too embarrassed to show the main shop because it is always such a messAll framed in with electrical done

Here it is insulated with the lights up
centuryoldracer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2017, 01:38 PM   #52
Tim 1973
CF Senior Member
 
Tim 1973's Avatar
 
Member Since: Oct 2013
Location: Killeen Texas
Posts: 1,144
Thanked 55 Times in 53 Posts
Default

Old Racer, don't be embarrassed... Mine is always like that.... My shop is to work in but its also my getaway.








Tim 1973 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2017, 01:50 PM   #53
RMVette
CF Senior Member
 
RMVette's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 2001
Location: Matthews NC
Posts: 6,327
Thanked 55 Times in 47 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by rcread View Post
It's a '75, but same thing. It's a fun little car.
I was close!
RMVette is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2017, 04:42 PM   #54
centuryoldracer
CF Senior Member
 
Member Since: Apr 2015
Posts: 3,244
Thanked 50 Times in 46 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tim 1973 View Post
Old Racer, don't be embarrassed... Mine is always like that.... My shop is to work in but its also my getaway.








I did the same thing with my compressor because I can't stand the noise. This picture gives some scale to the shop, the boom on the tractor is 12' tall, and the 67 and 68 Camaros
The 67 progressing
67 engine ready
In the car
My compressor shed is just a scrap of roof metal Lol
centuryoldracer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2017, 06:39 PM   #55
The Phantom
CF Senior Member
 
The Phantom's Avatar
 
Member Since: Nov 2012
Posts: 804
Thanks: 0
Thanked 48 Times in 46 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by 7t2vette View Post
Here is a recent partial shot of my garage:



Bruce you garage is as clean as your car, very nice.

Dave
The Phantom is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to The Phantom For This Useful Post:
7t2vette (10-24-2017)
Old 09-14-2017, 06:55 PM   #56
centuryoldracer
CF Senior Member
 
Member Since: Apr 2015
Posts: 3,244
Thanked 50 Times in 46 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by The Phantom View Post
Bruce you garage is as clean as your car, very nice.

Dave
I was thinking the same thing,
look how organized everything is.
centuryoldracer is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to centuryoldracer For This Useful Post:
7t2vette (10-24-2017)
Old 09-14-2017, 06:56 PM   #57
centuryoldracer
CF Senior Member
 
Member Since: Apr 2015
Posts: 3,244
Thanked 50 Times in 46 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ZZZZZZ View Post
my little garage
That's a sweet car!! You got any other pictures?
centuryoldracer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2017, 09:50 PM   #58
procketus
CF Senior Member
C4 of the Month Finalist 2017
 
procketus's Avatar
 
Member Since: Sep 2009
Location: hickory NC
Posts: 911
Thanks: 0
Thanked 11 Times in 11 Posts
Default

Name:  IMG_1409.JPG
Views: 516
Size:  3.53 MB
The day they finished putting it up..24x26 with 9 foot walls.



Name:  IMG_1414.JPG
Views: 509
Size:  2.12 MB
Both in their new home.

Name:  IMG_1415.JPG
Views: 519
Size:  2.00 MB
Start of my wall of shame.
procketus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2017, 09:58 PM   #59
Norcoastal
CF Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Norcoastal's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jul 2017
Posts: 225
Thanked 15 Times in 14 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by centuryoldracer View Post
I did the same thing with my compressor because I can't stand the noise. This picture gives some scale to the shop, the boom on the tractor is 12' tall, and the 67 and 68 Camaros
The 67 progressing
67 engine ready
In the car
My compressor shed is just a scrap of roof metal Lol
Love the Camaro's!
Norcoastal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2017, 10:25 PM   #60
centuryoldracer
CF Senior Member
 
Member Since: Apr 2015
Posts: 3,244
Thanked 50 Times in 46 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Norcoastal View Post
Love the Camaro's!
Thanks! They might get finished some day if I ever had time to work on them. Here is the current one that's finished.67 convertible
67 with a big mo mo in it.
centuryoldracer is offline   Reply With Quote
Go Back   CorvetteForum - Chevrolet Corvette Forum Discussion >
Reload this Page
  • Let's See Your Garages!
  •  
     
    Reply

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Full repaint - my method E.Murray Paint/Body 17 11-17-2017 01:50 PM
    Somewhat OT- garage wall ChattanoogaJSB C1 & C2 Corvettes 5 08-10-2017 03:50 AM
    Sectioning off the 3rd garage bay MHE-Plex C7 General Discussion 38 06-19-2017 04:04 PM
    What have you done with your garage? Hameister C6 Corvette General Discussion 916 02-10-2016 09:17 PM
    Corvette garage…DONE! Bluestripe67 C1 & C2 Corvettes 14 12-24-2015 03:59 PM


    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Click for Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is On
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off

    Forum Jump

    Sponsored Ads
    Vendor Directory

    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:47 AM.


    We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
     
    • Ask a Question
      Get answers from community experts
    Question Title:
    Description:
    Your question will be posted in: