Elite Finish - New workshop

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Elite Finish - New workshop

Postby hamish_023 » Sat Jan 05, 2013 9:42 pm

Sorry for the lack of posts over the past few weeks. I have been in Hibernation working on cars and then renovating my workshop between them.

I moved into an old 120m2 (10x12) storage unit that was in a prime location (9 Oaklands Road, Somerton Park) but needed a big make over.

Heres the inside before (No water taps, horrible lighting and not much but awesome insulation, heaps of room and plenty of potential)



Got a tap installed for sexy washing

After acid washing and sugar washing the floors and walls

Never do I want to paint besa bricks again. after three coats and 70L later it looked good though

Sealing the floors:

1st of 3 coats of floor paint

Almost done

Moving in

First customer!



More pictures to come all fitted out.

I still need to install 3 LED flood lights and get the chill out area sorted as well as the kitchen. Then onto the outside!
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Re: Elite Finish - New workshop

Postby Kekotic » Sat Jan 05, 2013 9:50 pm

Awesome Hamish!!!! :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
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Re: Elite Finish - New workshop

Postby ditts » Sat Jan 05, 2013 9:52 pm

looks awesome hamish congratulations
lots of hard work I but one of my Favourite Quotes " “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” -Thomas Edison

Good luck for 2013 and beyond
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Re: Elite Finish - New workshop

Postby zch91 » Sat Jan 05, 2013 9:56 pm

NICE! Wish I lived in SA!!
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Re: Elite Finish - New workshop

Postby bigBADbenny » Sat Jan 05, 2013 11:08 pm

That's an elite finish!!!
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Re: Elite Finish - New workshop

Postby Dropz » Sun Jan 06, 2013 12:43 am

Great work Hamish, the shop looks awesome.

Good luck with your future endeavors.
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Elite Finish - New workshop

Postby HoFF » Sun Jan 06, 2013 6:39 am

Well done Hamish
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Re: Elite Finish - New workshop

Postby bass_straitener » Sun Jan 06, 2013 7:06 am

Congrats Hamish on the opening of the shop.

Looks great.

Best of luck and success in all endeavors. :D
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Re: Elite Finish - New workshop

Postby eckymosis » Sun Jan 06, 2013 10:23 am

Congrats Hamish - Awesome stuff!

Amazing to see how a little side hobby has turned into something so successful for you.

No doubt you'll continue to develop a solid reputation for one of the best detailers going around.

Good luck with it mate!
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Re: Elite Finish - New workshop

Postby jacks-GTB » Sun Jan 06, 2013 1:30 pm


Congrats :D
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Re: Elite Finish - New workshop

Postby bates91 » Sun Jan 06, 2013 2:17 pm

nice mate, all the best and I'm sure you'll have great success!
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Re: Elite Finish - New workshop

Postby subyroo » Sun Jan 06, 2013 3:34 pm

zch91 wrote:NICE! Wish I lived in SA!!

You and I both. :(

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Re: Elite Finish - New workshop

Postby dr20t » Sun Jan 06, 2013 7:02 pm

Congrats on the shop mate

Good to see a forum member venturing out and putting their fantastic skills to good use

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Re: Elite Finish - New workshop

Postby libsti » Sun Jan 06, 2013 7:05 pm

great looking workshop, good luck going forward

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Re: Elite Finish - New workshop

Postby champ » Sun Jan 06, 2013 8:04 pm

So wanting to drive over now to get the special elite treatment, but knowing that the drive back will dirty the car even more :roll:

Job well done!
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