Sand Blasting And Painting Stairs For Shipping Container Home

The first photo is actually the last I took the day after, its the stairs after they have been sand blasted and painted. The others are the process at different stages. I had taken the stairs out of the apartment yesterday to get them ready for sand blasting and painting. The sandblaster hadn’t been used in over a year which resulted in it and the compressor having to be cleaned down before I could use them. By the time I had finished that it was already lunchtime and very hot, when I finally did start blasting the rain rolled in to ruin the day. It did only last twenty minutes but it then took another hour for the stairs to dry before I could give them another blast. I had tried to video what I see when sand blasting but it didn’t turn out very well so I just took the photos you see below instead. I did manage to get the stairs painted though but expect they will need touching up by the time they are dropped back into place.

I was hoping to get the wall behind the stairs covered in metal sheeting today but the best I could manage was pre drilling the holes in the sheets, This helps in getting the holes all straight and uniform.

 

stairs reinstalled and painted

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Container home using “Containix units” – Bonaire

Modular home - Bonaire 

Similar to a shipping container home but in a modular slot wall type system the Containix units make a nice finish to the home. Eric Criens sent me an email of his home off the coast of Venuezela this morning and I wanted to share the photos as it covers a lot of different stages of construction with shipping containers or modular type homes.

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Quite a lot of useful information in the photos and from an installation already complete. I would like to thank Eric for sending over his project photos and if anyone else wants to send theirs in as well they are welcome to do so.