1. ClubCivic is now on Instagram! Follow us at clubcivicdotcom. Want your photos features? Tag or DM us, use #clubcivicdotcom, or email us your photos to photos@clubcivic.com

My project

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by ImportFan1, May 16, 2010.

  1. ImportFan1

    ImportFan1 Super Moderator Staff Member Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member 10+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2003
    Messages:
    11,151
    Location:
    Cincinnati, OH
    So an update on this thing. Finally got off my ass and started to demo my basement for renovation.

    When I bought it.
    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    Fixed a crack in the foundation.
    [​IMG]

    Everything moved upstairs.
    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    Demo time!
    I'm no electrician but I don't think this would pass inspection...
    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    Who needs a dumpster to do a renovation...
    [​IMG]
     
  2. HeX

    HeX Authoritah, respected. Staff Member Registered VIP 5+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2011
    Messages:
    3,389
    Location:
    Space Coast, Florida
    Nonsense. Thats a construction grade ice-cream stick.
     
    ImportFan1 likes this.
  3. ImportFan1

    ImportFan1 Super Moderator Staff Member Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member 10+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2003
    Messages:
    11,151
    Location:
    Cincinnati, OH
    Time to start tearing down walls...
    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  4. HeX

    HeX Authoritah, respected. Staff Member Registered VIP 5+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2011
    Messages:
    3,389
    Location:
    Space Coast, Florida
  5. ImportFan1

    ImportFan1 Super Moderator Staff Member Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member 10+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2003
    Messages:
    11,151
    Location:
    Cincinnati, OH
    That wall is coming out and 2 smaller closets are going in with a built-in entertainment center in the middle most likely. Drywall floor to ceiling, new carpet, and recessed pot lights.
     
  6. buzzbombtom

    buzzbombtom captin sleep0 Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member 10+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2003
    Messages:
    6,497
    Location:
    Nor Cal
    Floor to ceiling drywall or wall to wall carpet... never understood these statements, in the most literal sense.
     
  7. ImportFan1

    ImportFan1 Super Moderator Staff Member Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member 10+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2003
    Messages:
    11,151
    Location:
    Cincinnati, OH
    Both. I am removing the cedar paneling on the walls and replacing it with drywall. The carpet will all get replaced.
     
  8. @Spooled@

    @Spooled@ Built, Bored, Boosted Registered VIP

    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2013
    Messages:
    468
    Location:
    Florida/China
    Nice work, also as far as snap in floating floor.......as I said in another thread. f**k that stupid gay s**t f**k whore queer smashed thumb mother fuckin s**t suck f**k faggotry s**t flooring. But it looks good when new and done. Whore to fix and replace.
     
  9. ImportFan1

    ImportFan1 Super Moderator Staff Member Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member 10+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2003
    Messages:
    11,151
    Location:
    Cincinnati, OH
    Some basement Reno pics.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
    ctag and oddeb707 like this.
  10. oddeb707

    oddeb707 R.I.P Stephen Jackson Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Jul 21, 2007
    Messages:
    7,050
    Location:
    nor*cal
    Maybe the best build on this site...
     
    pmac193 likes this.
  11. boofoo

    boofoo Respected Registered VIP

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2016
    Messages:
    1,002
    Location:
    United States
    Are you doing the work or are you paying a contractor?

    If you, what kinds of woodworking tools are you using?
     
  12. ImportFan1

    ImportFan1 Super Moderator Staff Member Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member 10+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2003
    Messages:
    11,151
    Location:
    Cincinnati, OH
    Dad and myself are doing it ourselves. For the most part we have been using basic tools. Table saw, drills (wood and concrete bits), wood glue, T-Square, screw gun. Nothing too fancy or expensive.
     
  13. boofoo

    boofoo Respected Registered VIP

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2016
    Messages:
    1,002
    Location:
    United States
    Looks great.

    Did you need to buy the tools or you already had them?

    Learning as you go and do you guys have past experience in home renovation work?
     
  14. ImportFan1

    ImportFan1 Super Moderator Staff Member Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member 10+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2003
    Messages:
    11,151
    Location:
    Cincinnati, OH
    I've had some and my dad had the rest. He's be doing stuff like this longer than I've been alive. If he asked me if I had something and I didn't I would go out and get it. Hacksaw, large c-clamps, cold chisel, and mabe a few other things is all I bought but not really necessary.

    I think the only things he brought that I didn't have were a chalk line and wood plane for a trouble issue with the existing studs.
     
  15. pmac193

    pmac193 Thundermuff Registered VIP 5+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2007
    Messages:
    2,519
    Location:
    Ohio
  16. boofoo

    boofoo Respected Registered VIP

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2016
    Messages:
    1,002
    Location:
    United States
    Sounds like a great way to do some productive father/son bonding.

    I love home DIY projects.
     


Loading...

Share This Page