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Old 09-08-2009, 09:49 PM   #1
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I have been threatening this for years, but now it is coming together.

I have framed in a 80" x 90" cold room. Two of the wall are 2x4 against subgrade exterior walls and 2x6 against insulated above grade walls. The other 2 walls are 2 x 6. The ceiling is 2x6 against 2x12 existing insulated ceiling, and the floor is half 2x4 and half 2x6 on existing slab.

I have it all framed and I am ready to put in the window unit AC. I have build a recessed area for my draftbox/Irish Coffin. The interior ceiling height will be just under 8', with an exterior height of 9'.

I will post photos as they become available.

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Old 09-08-2009, 09:57 PM   #2
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I have been threatening this for years, but now it is coming together.

I have framed in a 80" x 90" cold room. Two of the wall are 2x4 against subgrade exterior walls and 2x6 against insulated above grade walls. The other 2 walls are 2 x 6. The ceiling is 2x6 against 2x12 existing insulated ceiling, and the floor is half 2x4 and half 2x6 on existing slab.

I have it all framed and I am ready to put in the window unit AC. I have build a recessed area for my draftbox/Irish Coffin. The interior ceiling height will be just under 8', with an exterior height of 9'.

I will post photos as they become available.
I was sitting too far from the monitor and thought I read 80' x 90' at first and was like, man Brewpaster does not mess around, still this is going to be awesome and can't wait to see the pics
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Old 09-09-2009, 01:31 AM   #3
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I'm sure it will be amazing like most of your other builds

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Old 09-09-2009, 01:38 AM   #4
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We demand lots of pictures!

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What are you using for insulation?

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Old 09-09-2009, 03:40 PM   #6
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OK, here are the first round of pictures. You are looking at the northwest corner of the garage/brewery. You can see the block on the back wall, which is the portion of the wall that is below grade. The place is a mess, but what can I say, it is a work in process.

Framed room with opening for Irish Coffin niche:


Framed draft box niche with bar surface. Note the space below the framing which allows access to the inside of the Irish Coffin:


The mess that is my brewery:


Irish Coffin temporarily in place:


I will be using standard insulation with craft paper backing. R-19 and R-12. Sheet-rock exterior and foam board interior. More to come.

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Old 09-09-2009, 03:42 PM   #7
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this is going to look great finished, can't wait to see it.

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For a few extra bucks you can get R-23 and R-13 batts. They are made with smaller diameter fibers.

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Nice!
Looks like a solid old delta table saw there too!
I love all the random stainless goodies in there.

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That is a SWEET setup man. I can't wait to see more progress!

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