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Are you able to put down bricks or cobblestones? Or Pre-cast concrete pavers? Ideally you want a hard surface that won't be muddy in the rain, and will allow rainwater to drain off. It should therefore stand slightly higher than the nearest drain. Bicycles aren't heavy, but you still want a flat base layer of compacted sand to support the pavers/bricks, ...


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2-part epoxies mixed in the correct proportion are what is used on the interior of food cans, and in factory tanks which handle food grade materials. They cure quickly, because they don't need to interact with air or moisture to cure, which means they aren't curing slowly while air moves through the layer. Epoxies cure by interaction with each other, not ...


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In parts -- The smell from any paint or varnish is a result of outgassing. Leave the doors open and that should disappear in a week or less. If it doesn't, or the paint remains "tacky" then strip and redo with fresh paint. Unless you are storing foodstuffs unbagged, there's no direct contact between food and the drawers, so it's a nonissue. If you are ...


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