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Right now my shop is half of our two car garage, I keep hopeing I can talk the wife into letting me have her half two with no luck. Hey at least it is better than the shop at our first house ( I didn’t have one).

-- Glenn, New Mexico


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GaryK

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#1 posted 2269 days ago

That’s about as much room I had in my first shop. Looking good!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 2269 days ago

Glenn,

You have a nice looking shop. You would be surprised at what can be done in small shops. I used to work with a fellow woodworker whose shop was 10×10. Yet he produced some nice pieces of furniture in his shop. You have a nice set of tools to play with as well.

Good luck on getting the other half of the garage. I am glad I put a third garage in the basement. I converted the garage into my shop once the boys had their own places. I can guarantee you that I would be out in the weather before my wife’s truck would be if I had to use her side of the upper garage for a shop.

Thanks for the tour. I really enjoyed visiting your shop.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Kipster

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#3 posted 2269 days ago

Nothing wrong with that space. You will make penty of projects in there. Welcome to LJ’s
Thanks for the post.

-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison

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Grumpy

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#4 posted 2268 days ago

Thats how I started off Glen, but with a lot less gear. Neat looking shop. I converted our 2 car garage into a living room, I thought it a waste of space for something that already has a roof but our climate is fairly moderate (except for the heat-LOL).

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#5 posted 2060 days ago

Glenn thats a nice shop.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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8iowa

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#6 posted 2060 days ago

Glen:
Nice work. For the past 27 years I’ve also had to work in 1/2 of a two car garage, first in Fort Myers and now in Gainesville FL. I may try to cheat a little bit on the “1/2” but my wife definitely claims her space. It’s surprising what you can do in 250 sq ft. Wood storage has always been my major problem.

-- "Heaven is North of the Bridge"

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