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Workshop by Stacey posted 02-16-2008 05:21 AM 1194 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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Stacey

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I am in the process of building a new shop, it’s 18’ x 32’ with a loft. It’s closed in and I’ve got about half the siding up. I just stained and sealed the concrete slab a few days ago and once dry, I started moving my equipment in. No electricity yet other than extension cords but I’m hopefully going to get to start wiring it this weekend. Here is a older picture before the roof and siding went up. I’ll hopefully get some more taken soon.

I’ll list some of my tools and will add more as they come to mind.

10” contractor’s table saw
12” compound miter saw
13” benchtop planer
12” bench drill press
16” lathe
1.5 HP dust collector
1 3/4 HP router
Compressor and finish nailer
Slow speed bench grinder
Various handheld power tools (drills, saws, etc.)
Razee Jointer Plane and Coffin Smoothing Plane
Jack Plane
Handmade scrub plane
Bench chisels
Various pigsticker chisels
9” dovetail saw
14” Tenon saw that has been refurbed
Various measuring and marking tools

I think I may try to start a blog chronicling the progress of my shop. Unfortunately, I can see it being a long process. But at least it is happening.

Best,

Stacey

-- S. Box --- "But a Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty, once lost, is lost forever." - John Adams


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conwaydog

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#1 posted 02-16-2008 05:56 AM

Be sure to put a nice coat of wax on the floor, it makes for a easy cleanup. Be sure to add some elec. drops from the ceiling and air if possible. good luck w/ the project.

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GaryK

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#2 posted 02-16-2008 05:54 PM

Looking forward to seeing the pictures.

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

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 02-17-2008 05:34 AM

I am looking forward to seeing the pictures as well.

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

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Jeff

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#4 posted 02-17-2008 05:59 AM

Count me jealous. Nice big space.

-- I think, therefore I am confused.

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#5 posted 02-18-2008 09:51 AM

Doh! The house wrap doesn’t work with the text upside down. :)

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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mrtrim

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#6 posted 02-18-2008 12:34 PM

looks like a nice birthplace of future projects

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Blake

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#7 posted 02-20-2008 12:47 AM

This is looking like an amazing woodshop! Can’t wait to see the updated photos. Happy woodworking!

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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Timthemailman

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#8 posted 02-26-2012 05:35 PM

Nice looking workspace, almost as big as my house. would love to see more pictures. Take care and have fun.

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