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Workshop by John posted 01-07-2008 03:53 AM 1994 reads 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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Two garage workshop. Cars are in the driveway now. :( I need a dedicated shop. Wired the whole thing for 220. Bench is made from SYP so I can cheaply figure out what works before I build one from maple. The jointer and planer cutter heads were replaced with Bird Shelix heads. I absolutely love the way they cut. No tearout on curly maple or boards run against the grain. Lie-Nielsen block, low angle jack, 4 1/2 smoother, socket chisels and a scraper plane that I still haven’t figured out how to use. A Lee Valley shoulder plane that I love.

-- Brain the size of a planet and they have me parking cars.


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Karson

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#1 posted 01-07-2008 04:11 AM

Great shop. looks good.

Nice storage for the wood.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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rikkor

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#2 posted 01-07-2008 04:13 AM

I like Grizzly tools, too. Looks like a nice lumber pile.

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John

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#3 posted 01-07-2008 12:50 PM

Thanks Guys,

Purchased 200 bdft of oak and almost got a bed frame, blanket chest and night stand out of it. The restoration project awarded me some 30 yr old air dried 15”x1”x12’ walnut. My friends dad worked building roads and kept some logs they had to clear. I like the grizzly stuff as well but it has not been without its headaches. The jointer gib adjustment stripped out and I wound up with a twisted in feed out feed that I had to shim. That took awhile. The band saw guide bearings have crapped out several times and last time I used it sounded like another one went. Maybe thats right on par, I don’t know any different.

-- Brain the size of a planet and they have me parking cars.

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 03-18-2008 11:13 PM

Hi John

Thanks for sharing photos of your shop. I am sorry I missed this when it was initially posted. You have a nice Grizzley shop but what isn’t that Jet drill press kind of lonesome among all those Grizzley tools? :)

You have a nice shop and it is one in which I would enjoy working.

By the way I am surprised that you were able to commandeer the entire garage. I can tell you without a doubt if I tried that with my wife’s truck I would be out in the weather before it would.

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

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Beginningwoodworker

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#5 posted 03-23-2009 04:02 AM

John thats a nice shop.

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