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What about making workshop using steel buildings?

Postby tracybaker » Thu Sep 28, 2017 8:05 am

Hey all

From my childhood, I love welding and always dreamt to be a welder. I use to do small types of welding in my teen years and am planning to enter into the professional scenario. I want to start a small workshop attached to my home. For the time being, I want to start it as a small venture. I will have some welders working in my welding workshop.

Now, the issue is related to the building of the workshop. I will not have much balance after buying the welding tools and setting up initial facilities. I don't want to build the workshop in a grand way. And am thinking of cost-effective plans.

Last day, I came across steel buildings. I don't know whether it is of low cost. What about using steel for building my workshop? Is it a convenient solution?

I stay in Toronto. Many companies in Ontario provide steel buildings which are premanufactured. Is it a brilliant plan? Does anyone have their workshops built with steel? I want to know the pros and cons and if they are affordable. Expecting your responses.

Thank you.
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Re: What about making workshop using steel buildings?

Postby ldbtx » Fri Sep 29, 2017 4:23 pm

As far as I'm concerned, steel is the perfect material for a welding shop. Sturdy, fireproof, and easy to modify as far as partitions and such. It's what I plan to use when I build my "retirement" shop.
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