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Here is my shop !! It is 12×16 in size, such wish I had more room but who doesn’t. The main tool in my shop is the Shopsmith. I inherited it about 5 years ago from my father-in-law who was an amazing woodworker. In fact nearly everything in my shop I inherited. The Shopsmith is a 1963 model but still run just fine. Shopsmith makes quality tools. I have a Shopsmith jointer, belt sander and bandsaw. I also have a 15” planer.

-- William from the oldest town in Texas

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#1 posted 1520 days ago

Very nice. I love the concept behind the Shop Smith for sure… You are putting it to good use I would hope…

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#2 posted 1520 days ago

Nice shop.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#3 posted 1520 days ago

Nice space I also have a 12×16 and understand the challenges try some light paint it will make it feel bigger. The shopsmith is cool


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#4 posted 1520 days ago

Nice shop. Very well organized.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#5 posted 1520 days ago

Will, I have to agree that you have a pretty nice shop. You have done well with the space that you have available. It is pretty efficient and well organized.

Thanks for the tour.

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

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#6 posted 1516 days ago

Hey Bill,
Sweet lay-out and cool toys to play with…well done.

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#7 posted 1516 days ago

Thanks !!

-- William from the oldest town in Texas

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#8 posted 1516 days ago

Very nice shop to work in all day long.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#9 posted 1516 days ago

Will, I really like your shop. It is a good use of space. That Planer looks pretty heavy duty.

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#10 posted 1514 days ago

Thanks for the comments. Yes the planer is heavy duty. I could not function without it !!

-- William from the oldest town in Texas

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#11 posted 1513 days ago

Nice shop.
Thanks for sharing

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#12 posted 1513 days ago

A good shop with some good tools

-- Custom furniture

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#13 posted 1513 days ago

Nice shop Same size as mine

-- Proverbs Ch:3 vs 5,6,7 Trust in the lord with all thine heart and lean not unto your own understanding but in all your ways aknowledge him and he shall direct your path

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#14 posted 1464 days ago

Cousinwill, you have a very nice shop with a lot of nice tools and equipment and I have seen some of your work. It’s very good.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#15 posted 1370 days ago

Great looking space for making sawdust, looks like you have been making some, good job, Steve in Oregon

-- Steve in Oregon,

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