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this is my little shop in my grandparents garage. it started out as a apartment for me and my now ex girlfriend so i decided to make it a wood shop. its about 12×20 and needs many more tools and clamps to go with it.

-- 20 year old new woodworker. advice and tools much appreciated.

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#1 posted 1879 days ago

sounds good look forward to photos

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 1879 days ago

You have certainly got some work to do! Getting organized and setting up can be quite motivating.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#3 posted 1879 days ago

yea i do have some work cut out for me. am awaiting my new bc50 fence that is arriving monday for my delta contractor saw so i can build a nice bench and cabinets with drawers. but i have manged to put up some shelves. they are all made from cutoff recycled lumber from the local stair company across from where i work.

-- 20 year old new woodworker. advice and tools much appreciated.

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#4 posted 1879 days ago

well you got some decent space ,
now to set it up .
many here would love to have that much
sq. footage .
do the best you can ,

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#5 posted 1879 days ago

Jimmy, I can see a lot of potential in your shop. You have a nice space in which to work. A former co-worker of mine managed to produce some nice furniture in his shop which was 10×10 and he managed to squeeze a table saw, jointer and planer in there. But, of course, the key to his shop was organizing it to free up as much work space as possible. You are on the right track to work on some shop cabinetry and a bench. These will provide you with needed storage and dedicated work areas. And it looks as if you have most of the necessary tools to work with as well.

Thanks for the pictures. I enjoyed visiting your shop.

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

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Mark Shymanski

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#6 posted 1853 days ago

Thanks for the tour of your shop.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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