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EJAY

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My shop is on the first floor of a carriage house/barn in back of our house. It was built in 1880. The tools I have collected all my life and still use many of them from time to time.


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a1Jim

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#1 posted 113 days ago

Very cool shop with lots of cool tools,did anyone ever tell you that you look just John Wayne. LOL

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Scott Johnson

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#2 posted 113 days ago

Cool shop, love the old tool collection. Maybe you could answer a question on how you poated your shop to show a picture on the shop page.I uploaded my shop pictures a few days ago and it comes up on the shop page as np image available but when you open it they all show up? I uploaded from photo bucket.

-- Burning wood for heat is great-- such a fitting end for all of my mistakes.

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TobiasZA

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#3 posted 113 days ago

WOW! This is the coolest shop ever….history abounding. I can only dream…...

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steve_in_ohio

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#4 posted 113 days ago

wow, you have quite the collection

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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LeTurbo

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#5 posted 112 days ago

Ooooooooooooh! Aladin’s cave! What a fascinating place. I’d never get any work done. I hate to mention this, but I hope you’ve made a plan for all that to go to a worthwhile place when you’re gone? A museum or something? Other woodworkers?

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EJAY

14 posts in 1288 days


#6 posted 112 days ago

Scott, I just put the pics in the computer and clicked them on the page. If you see some of the projects I posted some of the pictures are sideways and up side down so posting these pictures correct was luck.

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EJAY

14 posts in 1288 days


#7 posted 112 days ago

A lifetime of collecting with a lot of stories. If you look to the right you can a shoe jack. That section is my Grandfather and Father’s section. They were shoemakers and their hand tools are there. Some of my grandfather’s tools he brought from Italy around 1913. some of the farm tools are from my other grandfather. He had a small shop where he made spray nozzles to water Roses and mushrooms. The spray had to be a soft stream of water so each hole had to be directed not to damage the peddles or mushroom. I have on of his nozzles that has 810 hand punched holes in it that he made when he was 78 years old.
One of the first planes I bought is a Stanley 45 I bought at a farmers market when I was 14 (1964) for $6.00.

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 112 days ago

What a wonderful collection you have! Anyone would love to visit your shop and I’ll bet that the building is wonderful, too. Thanks for posting.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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Scott Johnson

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#9 posted 112 days ago

Thank you.

-- Burning wood for heat is great-- such a fitting end for all of my mistakes.

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jim65

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#10 posted 104 days ago

Great shop, it doubles as a museum! there is history made there!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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JoeinGa

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#11 posted 103 days ago

All that neat stuff and John Wayne to boot! How cool is that? Loved it, thanks for sharing

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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dnick

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#12 posted 103 days ago

A really great shop. What a wonderful place to work.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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mjsb

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#13 posted 103 days ago

A busy place as noted by work going on, no OCD ere, just a person enjoying an art form.

-- Mike, Windermere FL

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Dave

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#14 posted 43 days ago

Now THAT is a cool shop! Just looking at these pics makes me want to go build something.

-- "I'm not afraid of heights. I'm afraid of widths." - Steven Wright

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