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    Project Bunker

    Hi all. I got started on my dugout/bunker. It will be a display room that will be next to and leading into the trench entrance. I will invest no money in the project like when I did the trench. The walls are being made from pallates. This is where i'm at so far after day one. The first picture shows the cleared area of basement where it will go. The second picture shows the pallate walls roughed into place. The 3rd picture shows a picture inside the bunker leading into the trench display. I think (not sure yet), the outside walls will be covered with sandbags and inside with some sort of covering and shelves. If you notice the ledge on upper side of basement walls. This is the product of a house built in 1890, then the basement was dug and poured in 1948. Will update this thread as progress continues, and for gods sake, i'm no carpenter...Dano
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    Looks good, Ben

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    Sure you will be a great carpenter by the time you finish!!
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    Day 2

    Here is outside of bunker after day 2, still a long way to go but taking shape, and all green, recycled materials without a thin dime invested, i'm so cheap i straighten and reuse nails. I think she's pretty well roughed in now ..Dano
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    Last edited by dano1917; 9th August 2009 at 06:37 AM.

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    Well, started throwing some cheesy shelving into bunker and displaying some junk to see how it's gonna go. Now it is my every intention to cover bunker front with corrugated tin, but I absolutely refuse to buy it, and hope I can find someone junking out a shed or something along those lines. Just have to see how that goes...Dano
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    Project Bunker

    That should keep you going for a while, hope that her in doors is good with the Corned beef & don't mind the odd rat, I've attached a couple of postcards from the time, that you could put on the walls ect. I do have many more but mainly of burn't or bombed out French towns but can always scan them to you if needed.

    The best of luck John
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    Excellent idea, and great cost savings concept, can't wait to see more pictures along the way!

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    Looks good Dano.... keep it up

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    project bunker

    Was unable to scavenge corrugated tin, so I painted wood and leave it at that until some wavy tin comes along (again I go for freebies only on building materials. So here is where I am now...Dano
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    Yo Dano, good job mate but i hope that acrow isn't holding the house up lol

 

 
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