Well it looks like it worked out well in the end. I have a gun room and shop in the basement. My wife doesn't care about it but but often complains about how much time I spend down there. Sometimes you just can't win!
P.S. I hope you had the good sense to build it with screws instead of nails just in case!
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Good luck in the construction!
I personally like the build it in the garage idea best. That way you can put two doors between you and the wife!
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Nice story, hope you don't have to abandon it anytime soon.