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      03-28-2013, 12:50 AM   #1
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Talking Any of you into your garage this much?

Ran into this the other day, I think it would be pretty sweet to have a garage like some of these folks, Is it silly to have a "dream garage"? lol

Check this out: http://ourhome-story.co.uk/?p=53
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      03-28-2013, 01:08 AM   #2
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I wish I had a garage like any of those. With a garage like that, What do you need a house for?
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      03-28-2013, 02:12 AM   #3
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gotta be able to earn some big bucks to own something like that.
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I wish I had a garage like any of those. With a garage like that, What do you need a house for?
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Jay Leno?
His garage is king! That man has it all!

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gotta be able to earn some big bucks to own something like that.
Unfortunately lol
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      03-28-2013, 11:18 AM   #6
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dang - i can't even motivate myself to lay down some of that epoxy stuff in my garage to make it look a little better.
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      03-28-2013, 04:58 PM   #7
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I'm not a huge fan of a garage being simply an over-decorated display case for a car. But that doesn't mean it's not a place that deserves some thought being put into its design and use. My little two-car will never make it into a luxury lifestyle magazine, but it's been worked out as a kind of 'multi-use tool' for the car and other stuff I do.

I did all the work myself, including setting the tile and digging the pit for the lift. The total budget, including the floor, cabinets, benches and lift was less than $3,500. Everything in the place is second-hand, re-purposed or home-made.







It's not any kind of lottery winner's dream, but I think it's a good example of throwing ingenuity and hard work at a problem instead of just money.

You can see the lift in operation in the video Petrolicious did.



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      03-28-2013, 05:54 PM   #8
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I'm not a huge fan of a garage being simply an over-decorated display case for a car. But that doesn't mean it's not a place that deserves some thought being put into its design and use. My little two-car will never make it into a luxury lifestyle magazine, but it's been worked out as a kind of 'multi-use tool' for the car and other stuff I do.

I did all the work myself, including setting the tile and digging the pit for the lift. The total budget, including the floor, cabinets, benches and lift was less than $3,500. Everything in the place is second-hand, re-purposed or home-made.

It's not any kind of lottery winner's dream, but I think it's a good example of throwing ingenuity and hard work at a problem instead of just money.

You can see the lift in operation in the video Petrolicious did.
Cool i have seen that video before nice car and garage.

The other garages are nice too but i bet very expensive.
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      03-28-2013, 10:45 PM   #9
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I'm not a huge fan of a garage being simply an over-decorated display case for a car. But that doesn't mean it's not a place that deserves some thought being put into its design and use. My little two-car will never make it into a luxury lifestyle magazine, but it's been worked out as a kind of 'multi-use tool' for the car and other stuff I do.

I did all the work myself, including setting the tile and digging the pit for the lift. The total budget, including the floor, cabinets, benches and lift was less than $3,500. Everything in the place is second-hand, re-purposed or home-made.
Very cool.
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      03-29-2013, 03:41 AM   #10
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I'm not a huge fan of a garage being simply an over-decorated display case for a car. But that doesn't mean it's not a place that deserves some thought being put into its design and use. My little two-car will never make it into a luxury lifestyle magazine, but it's been worked out as a kind of 'multi-use tool' for the car and other stuff I do.

I did all the work myself, including setting the tile and digging the pit for the lift. The total budget, including the floor, cabinets, benches and lift was less than $3,500. Everything in the place is second-hand, re-purposed or home-made
This world needs more men like you. Thanks for the great share and its the details, the planning, and the execution of this garage that makes it so special. Very inspiring man. No homo.
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      04-02-2013, 10:24 PM   #11
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I'm not a huge fan of a garage being simply an over-decorated display case for a car. But that doesn't mean it's not a place that deserves some thought being put into its design and use. My little two-car will never make it into a luxury lifestyle magazine, but it's been worked out as a kind of 'multi-use tool' for the car and other stuff I do.

I did all the work myself, including setting the tile and digging the pit for the lift. The total budget, including the floor, cabinets, benches and lift was less than $3,500. Everything in the place is second-hand, re-purposed or home-made.







It's not any kind of lottery winner's dream, but I think it's a good example of throwing ingenuity and hard work at a problem instead of just money.

You can see the lift in operation in the video Petrolicious did.



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Thats nice! I wish I had a nice one like that!
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that's pretty crazy. My garage has my car surrounded by construction material from my house renovations and tools.
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      04-03-2013, 01:38 PM   #13
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nice garage Jack, great example of making the best use with what you got
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that is a great garage Jack. That wilton vise can set you back 3,500 new or more.
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those are really nice, im not gunna have anything that fancy but im definitely gunna have a nice garage with a lift in it when i build my house.
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not a huge fan of big garages; just two car garage, and some storage shelves.
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I only have a 1-car garage. I can barely get in and out of my car! lol
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Great!!

Its really a crazy look!!
Awesome think, I would really appreciate your way of thinking to that extent!!
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lol im there with you
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Very nice. Did I see this on garagejournal a while back? I really like the lights under the garage door. Can you share some details about what you did there?
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Well it's not as pretty as Jack Olsen's but probably a bit more functional. This is my "flood mode" orientation when I pack all my vehicles in it if we get a threating rain and the river may flood out my car port. The side you can't see to the right of the lift is the woodshop side. My work bench is 3 feet deep by 12 feet wide. I do however have vice envy, Jack's got a nice Wilton; mine's a bit smaller - LOL.
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I'm not a huge fan of a garage being simply an over-decorated display case for a car. But that doesn't mean it's not a place that deserves some thought being put into its design and use. My little two-car will never make it into a luxury lifestyle magazine, but it's been worked out as a kind of 'multi-use tool' for the car and other stuff I do.

I did all the work myself, including setting the tile and digging the pit for the lift. The total budget, including the floor, cabinets, benches and lift was less than $3,500. Everything in the place is second-hand, re-purposed or home-made.
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