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TAG UR IT 05-13-2013 12:24 AM

Tag's Little Garage Renovation
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Let me start by saying that I know this isn't some gigantor super duper bad ass man cave garage with lifts and every tool known to man. But, it's just a small renovation that's been a long time coming for me.

Walls were dirty w/ holes in the drywall. Ceiling was never painted. Dim overhead lights couldn't light up the garage at all and made it impossible to see anything when working on the car at night. Shelves were tiny, warping, and couldn't hold as much as I wanted. Lawn mower and other garden crap was getting in the way and had to be taken out. Just lots of little things that were annoying which could have been better.

So we got to work.

Painted the garage (to match the car).

Removed the dual overhead lights and put in 3 light sets....4 lights per set at 5k lumes each light tube. 60k lumens in all...brighter than anything I've ever had and holy CRAP is it perfect for working on the car at night.

Took down all the wooden shelves that I fabricated which held all they could. I replaced them with new metal shelves and now have more space than I need.

I put up some pictures, the litho...and have more that I'm putting together.

Pretty much the only thing I have left is to paint the garage floor with the Rustoleum sealant stuff. I'll get to acid washing and painting soon. But here's what we've gotten done so far.

2010 SSRS 05-13-2013 12:33 AM

great job, your garage looks awesome

CHMSC 05-13-2013 12:35 AM

Awesome job!

JimE 05-13-2013 02:39 AM

Craftsman shopping spree?

It's always nice to get organized. The hard part is keeping it that way.

Bonemaro 05-13-2013 03:06 AM

Well done !

Scott@Bjorn3D 05-13-2013 05:15 AM


You guys did a great job!!!

buelldude 05-13-2013 05:22 AM

great job!

Jekyll-N-Hyde 05-13-2013 11:47 AM

Great job Doug !!!!!!

That blue on the ceiling made me lmao the wife probably agreed to help just to move you out there lol

Great place you have to work and detail :nod: how much wattage are you pushing through lights ? hahahahahaha

Dznts 05-13-2013 01:56 PM

looks great!

JusticePete 05-13-2013 02:27 PM


mikeyg36 05-13-2013 04:11 PM

Great work!

Redemption 05-13-2013 06:48 PM

Needs more tools!!!! ;-)

Nice job. I will finally have a few weekends to get mine in order again.

spike III 05-13-2013 08:36 PM

Great job Tag,Just finished finshed mine up this weekend. Great pics of the garage,good choice of colors. My best part of the whole project is the whole family got involved in it. Family doing & spending time together is priceless.

mlee 05-13-2013 08:43 PM

Oh man... I hope my wife doesn't see this thread.

Great Job!!!

I got one of those Craftsman brake stools for Christmas and love it.

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