12 years ago
We just moved from Midland, Michigan to Georgetown, Texas. I had a
lot of stuff in the basement in Midland which had to come out.
I'm a long way from having a shop set back up, but at least the number
of boxes in the new house is down significantly. Later this week,
I'll get a storage unit and move a bunch of stuff out of the garage
until we build a place for my son and shop behind the house. That'll
get me room to maneuver.
Below are links to a few photos I took of getting my stuff out of the
basement in Michigan. It was way too exciting, especially when I
pulled the TM mill base up. The cast iron pan makes it very top
heavy, so it would have flipped backwards except for the winch cable.
My brother flew up to help. At first I screwed a block to the ramp
for the winch cable to ride on. It shattered as soon as the ferrule
on the hook hit it. We changed it to a cheap pulley with bushing
pillow blocks. That worked o.k.
The loads we pulled were lathe, lathe cabinet (pictured), mill column,
mill cabinet, and Jet 16-1/2 drill press. No damage was inflicted to
house walls or floor, only the occasional small cut or banged knuckle
I'm glad that's over.