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CharlieM1958

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Half the garage is mine, half belongs to the wife. But she does let me keep some lumber on her side, as long as I only make sawdust on MY side. I have some tarps sealed with duct tape dividing the two sides. (Can a woodworker use duct tape without shame? <g>)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"


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cajunpen

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#1 posted 2385 days ago

Looks like a very functional shop. I’m in the process of building mobile carts for some of my equipment so that I can store it out of the way when not using. You should make the wife move the washer and dryer to her side :-))

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Douglas Bordner

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#2 posted 2385 days ago

Podna,, you get some serious box work done in that small space. Your stock just keeps rising in my estimation.
Looks like you and Bill must be neighbors. Two more reasons to revisit N’awlins.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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GaryK

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#3 posted 2385 days ago

Nice looking shop. I really like your cabinet with the bit.

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

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 2385 days ago

Actually, Bill, the washer and dryer are on her side. I posted that to show the closet I built to store some of my junk in. I also keep some longer lenghts of lumber on top of it.

Doug, I’m sure I speak for Bill too when I say we’d love to treat you to a New Orleans meal and a shop visit the next time you get down here.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Sgt_Lobo

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#5 posted 2385 days ago

Nice job with a small amount of space. I have a single car garage, so I know how hard it can be shuffling stuff around. I’m still working on making all of my tools mobile…

-- Sgt_Lobo -- Aurora, CO

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mrtrim

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#6 posted 2385 days ago

ok charlie, i knew that was a photoshop spindle sander you showed !! it aint there now BUSTED !!LOL
nice shop and very nice home as well

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mrtrim

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#7 posted 2385 days ago

by the way since when do lumberjock let thier wife have a side in the shop ?? you need to give her a good listening to ! lol

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CharlieM1958

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#8 posted 2385 days ago

lol mrtrim! After “listening” for the 874th time about my damned sawdust all over her washer and dryer (did I mention I do most of the laundry?), I broke down and divided the shop in half.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Karson

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#9 posted 2384 days ago

#1 The ladder should be on her side. #2 Is the tennis racker hers or yours.

Great shop Charlie. Nice and clean and keeping the dust off your side seems to be working. How about her side. Is it as clean?

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#10 posted 2384 days ago

Home sweet home!

Nice Charlie.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#11 posted 2384 days ago

Peace be with you.

I could use a little more space. I have to much junk.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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CharlieM1958

15667 posts in 2821 days


#12 posted 2384 days ago

Karson, dividing the space has been a marriage saver. <g> I still store a lot of stuff on her side, but I only make sawdust on MY side.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Jimthecarver

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#13 posted 2384 days ago

Nice shop Charlie! I think the car should go…..lol we LJ’s need all the space we can get. My shop is approx. 25’X30 and I find myself needing more room. Verdict is in, car is out….by the way Good luck with that.

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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grovemadman

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#14 posted 2372 days ago

Build her a jewelry box, a really nice one. Put a few things inside of course. I bet the car moves then…
Nice little shop, you made great use of the available space.

-- --Chuck

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CharlieM1958

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#15 posted 2372 days ago

I’m not sure how the disinformation about the car got started, but there is NO car in the garage at all. Her side is hers because she hates sawdust on the washer and dryer. My sons ping-pong table is over there as well. He is 21, in grad school, and wants to be a high school teacher, so I might never get him or his stuff out of the house.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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