Monkeys' Room Construction Progress

October 2004

The first steel wall and door

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steel wall for monkey room
The first part of the steel wall between the living room and the monkeys' room
steel wall for monkey room
the door added (the hinge system is my own design)
steel wall for monkey room
this door swings both ways
steel wall for monkey room
it swings back and forth
steel wall for monkey room
looking from the living room into the monkeys' room
steel wall for monkey room steel wall for monkey room  
door hinge
Close up of door hinge
door hinge parts
Parts to make each door hinge
2 chain link frame hinges (3/8" x 5/8") with carriage bolt and nut for each hinge
1 5/8" carriage bolt (4" long)
2 5/8" nuts & 1 5/8" lock washer
5 5/8" washers
 
  Milo
Milo says
"So when is this room going to be done?"
Milo
"How much longer? Haven't we waited long enough?"
 
The actual room separation panels in progress
  welding a steel panel
My neighbor, Danny, welding a steel panel
painted panels
3 sections, welded, painted, and ready for installation
 
wall mural
Wall Mural
Piece by piece the first section is assembled
wall section
Waiting to be brought inside
wall section
The first piece goes up
and fits!!!
wall section
 
wall section
Next, the door
wall section
Two side sections also fit perfectly!!! PHEW
wall section wall section




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