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Old 12-15-2014, 07:54 PM
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Well, I got the front wall almost finished today. I figured I ought to show you how I lifted the larger plywood sections up. so here is my redneck plywood hoist (unless it should be under tools). A C-clamp to grip the sheet of plywood, a length of rope, a pulley, an S hook, my 1000 lb come-along, the CM hoist as neither by themselves had enough travel and my 1983 Craftsman GTV16 with a sleeve hitch to anchor the stuff to. I ran the setup back about 30 feet so the pull wouldn't lift the tractor wheels.
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Ingenious! And safe. Good job.
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Almost there, looking good too. So when's the garage warming party?

When I was a kid we built a new chimney up the back of the house, and to get the lifts up my father put an pulley at the top of the staging, and a rope down to the Gibson garden tractor we had then. I'd tie onto a lift at the bottom, run the tractor out until he could grab it, then back for more. Sure beat carrying 110lb full lifts up the scaffolding.
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Somehow I'm reminded of the story I heard about a guy working on the roof of his house. The pitch was so steep that he couldn't stand, so he tied a rope to the rear bumper of his VW that was on the other side of the house, and ran the rope over the roof to where he was working, and tied the rope around his waist. It worked really well as he could pull on the rope to maintain his balance - until he heard the distinctive sound of an air-cooled opposed four crank to life as his wife took the Beetle to town.
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Finally got the wall closed in just before the nice present Gary and Bruno sent.
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Old 12-16-2014, 09:23 PM
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Looks good. Remind me what kind of siding you are using?
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Vinyl, and it will be as close a match to the house as we can find.
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Good. Vinyl will be easier to cut, install, etc.
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