A little history to start... My wife and I bought our first house 13 years ago. It didn't have a garage, but I was determined to build one. Well, that didn't happen but I still managed to build a '48 Chevy p/u outisde on a gravel parking pad. In Jan 2008 we sold that house and moved halfway across the country to a new place that had...GASP...a garage! However, as nice as it was to have a covered and secure spot to park the Essex, at 12'x20' there wasn't much room to actually do any work in it. Fast forward to June, 2010. I'd been saving my pennies for the last couple of years to rebuild the Essex but decided that what I needed was a better space to work in. With that in mind work commenced on my very first workshop. The concrete pad was done at the beginning of the month. It's not huge, but at 20'x22' it's considerably bigger than the current garage. That one will become a storage building for yard stuff and the odd car part. So, without further ado, here's what my 2 brothers and I accomplished in 20 hours this weekend... I'm the dork in the blue shirt. We would have had the man door installed at this point, but they sent me the wrong one. I can't wait to have the shop finished so we can start rebuilding the Essex.