Shop Move - Do You Think This Will Void My Warranty?

Stacy E. Apelt - Bladesmith

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Today we moved the wood shop most of the way to its new foundation.
After jacking it up, I placed 2X6 planks under it and then 2" roller pipes. After pulling/pushing it out of its old position, I jacked it up again, and placed pairs of 2X6 planks under it with 1.25" rollers between the planks. I then pushed it down the lot. Next weekend, I will jack it up, turn the boards and rollers the other way, and push it onto the new support beams. The vehicle is a 4cyl. Voyager.
 

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:D :D :D :D :D I LOVE IT!!!! well done Stacy, the egyptians built the pyramids in much the same way.
 
Stacy,

I love your can do attitude and done with a smile as well.

Made my day, Fred
 
Today we finished the move. After reversing the boards and placing the rollers in place we pushed it back an inch or two at a time, using a pinch bar. Amazing what a little leverage will accomplish. She slipped right onto the new support beams and sits pretty. We were really happy to have it go so well....planning is everything.
 

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And here it is without all the runner boards. Just some trim and a bit of paint will finish the move.
 

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Really cool Stacy.it's amazing what you can do if you set your mind to it.
Stan
 
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