Copyright (c) 2014 FineHomebuilding.com en-us Fine Homebuilding - "Patricks-barn" tag posts Fine Homebuilding - "Patricks-barn" tag posts http://www.finehomebuilding.com/tag/patricks-barn Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:18:19 -0500 Fine Homebuilding - "Patricks-barn" tag posts Fine Homebuilding - "Patricks-barn" tag posts http://www.finehomebuilding.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.finehomebuilding.com/tag/patricks-barn <![CDATA[Patrick's Barn: Blower-Door Testing]]> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 08:47:44 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/31750/patricks-barn-blower-door-testing http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/31750/patricks-barn-blower-door-testing Patrick's Barn: Blower-Door Testing Posted by patrick_mccombe
With training from FHB author Larry Armanda, I test the airtightness of our barn with a blower door. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Patrick's Barn: Drywall Is Done]]> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 13:33:52 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/30410/patricks-barn-drywall-is-done http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/30410/patricks-barn-drywall-is-done Patrick's Barn: Drywall Is Done Posted by patrick_mccombe
After more than 90 hours finishing drywall, I'm happy to be priming and painting. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Patrick's Barn: Budget and Costs]]> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 10:39:39 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/29590/patricks-barn-budget-and-costs http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/29590/patricks-barn-budget-and-costs Patrick's Barn: Budget and Costs Posted by patrick_mccombe
With the barn moving toward completion, it's time to open the books. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Patrick's Barn: Taping Drywall]]> Wed, 15 May 2013 10:23:18 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/29100/patricks-barn-taping-drywall http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/29100/patricks-barn-taping-drywall Patrick's Barn: Taping Drywall Posted by patrick_mccombe
A few tips from drywall pros have really improved my finishing. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Patrick's Barn: Drywall Is Hung]]> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 15:36:07 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/28710/patricks-barn-drywall-is-hung http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/28710/patricks-barn-drywall-is-hung Patrick's Barn: Drywall Is Hung Posted by patrick_mccombe
Seventy sheets later, the drywall is up and ready for finishing. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Patrick's Barn: Heat, Light, and Internet]]> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 16:11:42 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/28304/patricks-barn-heat-light-and-internet http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/28304/patricks-barn-heat-light-and-internet Patrick's Barn: Heat, Light, and Internet Posted by patrick_mccombe
Heat, light, and an internet connection make a barn a lot more liveable. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Patrick's Barn: Customizing a Drywall Lift]]> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 10:50:27 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/28083/patricks-barn-customizing-a-drywall-lift http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/28083/patricks-barn-customizing-a-drywall-lift Patrick's Barn: Customizing a Drywall Lift Posted by patrick_mccombe
A simple modification allows me to hang the lowest sheets on a sloped ceiling. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Patrick's Barn: That's definitely not OSHA approved]]> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 10:24:14 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/27297/patricks-barn-thats-definitely-not-osha-approved http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/27297/patricks-barn-thats-definitely-not-osha-approved Patrick's Barn: That's definitely not OSHA approved Posted by patrick_mccombe
My wife eloquently describes my rig for hanging drywall above the barn's stairs. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Patrick's Barn: Time for Drywall]]> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 14:16:12 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/27000/patricks-barn-time-for-drywall http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/27000/patricks-barn-time-for-drywall Patrick's Barn: Time for Drywall Posted by patrick_mccombe
With the rough electric finished, installing the drywall is next. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Patrick's Barn: Tying Up Loose Ends]]> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 10:17:11 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25128/patricks-barn-tying-up-loose-ends http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25128/patricks-barn-tying-up-loose-ends Patrick's Barn: Tying Up Loose Ends Posted by patrick_mccombe
We're just starting the rain garden, but at least the painting is done. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Patrick's Barn: Painting a Big Building--Fast]]> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 12:58:56 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25012/patricks-barn-painting-a-big-building-fast http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25012/patricks-barn-painting-a-big-building-fast Patrick's Barn: Painting a Big Building--Fast Posted by patrick_mccombe
Nothing improves the look of a building more than a fresh coat of paint. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Patrick's Barn: Two Big Doors Make a Big Difference]]> Fri, 13 Jul 2012 15:01:35 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/24358/patricks-barn-two-big-doors-make-a-big-difference http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/24358/patricks-barn-two-big-doors-make-a-big-difference Patrick's Barn: Two Big Doors Make a Big Difference Posted by patrick_mccombe
Two pairs of homemade doors make the front of our barn look a whole lot better. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Patrick's Barn: Building Basic Stairs ]]> Wed, 30 May 2012 09:25:36 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/23675/patricks-barn-building-basic-stairs http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/23675/patricks-barn-building-basic-stairs Patrick's Barn: Building Basic Stairs Posted by patrick_mccombe
Few things are as satisfying as building a set of utility stairs. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Patrick's Barn: Insulating With Garbage]]> Mon, 07 May 2012 13:39:36 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/23460/patricks-barn-insulating-with-garbage http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/23460/patricks-barn-insulating-with-garbage Patrick's Barn: Insulating With Garbage Posted by patrick_mccombe
Salvaged insulation is both our project's greatest attribute and its greatest headache. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Patrick's Barn: It's Not Just a Barn, It's a Hands-on Lifestyle]]> Tue, 20 Mar 2012 11:46:46 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/22344/patricks-barn-its-not-just-a-barn-its-a-hands-on-lifestyle http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/22344/patricks-barn-its-not-just-a-barn-its-a-hands-on-lifestyle Patrick's Barn: It's Not Just a Barn, It's a Hands-on Lifestyle Posted by patrick_mccombe
With spring upon us, a new garden takes priority. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Patrick's Barn: Wrapping Up the Exterior]]> Mon, 27 Feb 2012 10:40:14 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/22229/patricks-barn-wrapping-up-the-exterior http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/22229/patricks-barn-wrapping-up-the-exterior Patrick's Barn: Wrapping Up the Exterior Posted by patrick_mccombe
It took a little longer than expected, but the barn's shell is nearly finished. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Patrick's Barn: The Dirt-Cheap, High-R Building]]> Wed, 15 Feb 2012 11:11:58 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/22091/patricks-barn-the-dirt-cheap-high-r-building http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/22091/patricks-barn-the-dirt-cheap-high-r-building Patrick's Barn: The Dirt-Cheap, High-R Building Posted by patrick_mccombe
Salvaged polyiso and a prograde foam gun make a supercheap, energy-efficient wall. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Patrick's Barn: Learning to Love Vinyl Siding]]> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 15:53:17 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/21791/patricks-barn-learning-to-love-vinyl-siding http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/21791/patricks-barn-learning-to-love-vinyl-siding Patrick's Barn: Learning to Love Vinyl Siding Posted by patrick_mccombe
Encouraged by a super-tight budget, we decided to finish the exterior with vinyl. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Patrick's Barn: A Perfect Place for a Party]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2012 16:58:10 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/21640/patricks-barn-a-perfect-place-for-a-party http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/21640/patricks-barn-a-perfect-place-for-a-party Patrick's Barn: A Perfect Place for a Party Posted by patrick_mccombe
My son's sixth birthday party was the first use of our new space. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Patrick's Barn: Siding for the Holidays]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2012 16:19:58 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/21554/patricks-barn-siding-for-the-holidays http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/21554/patricks-barn-siding-for-the-holidays Patrick's Barn: Siding for the Holidays Posted by patrick_mccombe
With some extra days off, we put up a lot of siding. ]]>
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