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-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton


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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 06-27-2014 03:09 PM

Excellent sir. I hope my new shop will be that clean and organized.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 06-27-2014 03:15 PM

Nice shop Gene. :-)
Lots of space.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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#3 posted 06-27-2014 03:18 PM

That is a real nice shop, Gene.

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#4 posted 06-27-2014 03:20 PM

Nice shop Gene. Whatcha building over in that corner? The peg board swing out cases are nifty.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#5 posted 06-27-2014 03:31 PM

Nice shop Gene, love the way you got it set up

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#6 posted 06-27-2014 03:32 PM

Wooeee! That’s a lot of storage drawers and cool looking swingy peg board! Some day my shop will be that clean and organized!

-- God bless, Candy

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#7 posted 06-27-2014 03:44 PM

Gene—Looks like lots of room from here! And well organized. Is that chest of drawers a shop-built unit, or a repurposed piece of bedroom or office furniture?

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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#8 posted 06-27-2014 04:26 PM

Nice Gene. Sure got a lot of storage drawers

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#9 posted 06-27-2014 04:33 PM

Great shop space, Gene. I like the cabinets within the cabinets. I also like the Shopsmith (at least I think it is a Shopsmith).

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#10 posted 06-27-2014 05:08 PM

Thanks guys and Candy.
Bill, these pics are a bit old. That was an oak gun cabinet for my son.
Don, that “Chest” was built in place. The top is leftover bamboo flooring.
Gary, that’s where I keep my hats…the ones I have left.
Chris, You nailed it. That’s one of the Shopsmiths. That one has the Jointech mod with the router table on the end.
Those peg board cabinets were built from plans from Wood Magazine.
As I said, the pics are over a year old. Gone is the Delta planer in favor of the De Walt. Got another Shopsmith and I use it’s drill press function so, the Bench top DP next to the SCMS is gone, too.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#11 posted 06-27-2014 05:35 PM

I’ve heard that those Shopsmiths have a really good reputation for their drill press function . Nice shop
Gene , looks good .

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#12 posted 06-27-2014 05:54 PM

Color me green with envy of your storage, and the rest of the shop. I hope you guys won’t hold it against me if I don’t hold my breath waiting for Candy to be organized.

-- Still trying to master kindling making

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#13 posted 06-27-2014 08:26 PM

As nice as your shop space WAS….
We need current images, to see the alterations/additions/deletions and the MESS!!!

-- 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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#14 posted 06-27-2014 08:31 PM

Hey Gene…..great place to escape….you got some cool tools and storage. Enjoy it…..

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#15 posted 06-27-2014 09:37 PM

A nice refuge indeed. I am too new at wood working and too old in age to ever get to where I would have all that space and all those tools at hand but I can still dream! LOL

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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