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I have a small barn out back behind my house that the previous owners used as a man cave. Not finished inside, except for lights and electrical outlets, so I immediately made it my workshop. Which is good, because the height of my basement is about 6 1/2’, so that wasn’t going to be a good solution! I’ve been so busy making things around the house or for other people that I haven’t had a chance to finish the workshop itself, though I did recently add a couple of small windows and an in-wall heater so I can work in there in the winter.

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#1 posted 12-29-2013 08:04 PM

great looking shop you have dana.

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#2 posted 12-29-2013 09:28 PM

That is one sweet looking building. Big windows would be a great feature to have in a shop. Thanks for posting pictures of your shop.

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#3 posted 12-29-2013 09:32 PM

They’re good and bad. It’s nice to have a lot of light when I’m doing finishing work, so I can see a good reflection off the piece to see if there are any spots I might have missed. On the downside, it faces south so the summer sun really heats the place up!

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#4 posted 12-30-2013 10:09 PM

Nice little building to work in!

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#5 posted 12-30-2013 10:35 PM

That’s a great shop building, lots of potential!

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