2009 - Volume #33, Issue #3, Page #38[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Swinging "Partition Door" Closes Off Room Inside Shop
The door measures 20 ft. wide by 15 ft. high and hinges on three large steel pins. When closed it forms a 20-ft. wide by 30-ft. long room, with an overhead door at the opposite end.
For access into the area when it's closed off, Musser built a "walk-through" door made up of 6-in. wide strips of hanging and overlapping carpet.
"The partition creates a small space where I can work on machinery. It's like having a shed inside a shed," says Musser. "I got the reefer siding free from a friend who does demolition work at a truck salvage yard, so it didn't cost much to build.
"I use four 500-watt spotlights and a small propane heater to heat the area. The partition folds back against one of the building's walls when not in use."
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Mark Musser, 2361 E. 1950 Ave., Beecher City, Ill. 62414 (ph 618 487-5837).
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