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Workshop by Matthew posted 02-24-2012 09:21 PM 1114 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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Rockland, MA 02370
United States

I have had the “junkroom” as my wife has called for 7 years, and finally made the decision to set it up so all my tools are easily usable. My father-n-law gave me a lathe so I could start making pens and such. I cleared the area first and then went at it….I always use wood that is at hand, and never throw any scrap away. You can see the evidence in my homemade shelving unit, made from a bathroom vanity from over 8 yrs ago. So excited to get hings all set up and to get going on the lathe. You can see that I built somewhat of a box around the lathe, hoping it acts like a chip and dust catch.

-- Save every piece of scrap, the best things come from what others cast aside --

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#1 posted 02-24-2012 09:23 PM

A great looking shop Matthew and some good tools too.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-24-2012 10:07 PM

Looks like a great place to lose yourself in & get creative!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#3 posted 02-24-2012 10:11 PM

Nicely organized, looks very functional

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 02-27-2012 07:08 AM

I like that lathe and you are looking organized…................

-- mike...............

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