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Blog series by JuniorJoiner updated 796 days ago 3 parts 3177 reads 17 comments total

Part 1: New workshop 7,138 km away

979 days ago by JuniorJoiner | 8 comments »

We all dream of getting a new purpose built workshop. I finally had the opportunity.with my wife getting moved for her work. I got to leave my cramped workshop with no windows and minimum power behind, to move to a purpose built shop. There were quite a few issues with this move, first of course being the distance, 7,138 km. Logistically, if you forget it, it stays behind. Plus with a moving company, they do not move things like glue, finishes, or great piles of boards like I had. So that ...

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Part 2: slow insulation

949 days ago by JuniorJoiner | 4 comments »

well, i am definitely not off to the speedy start I envisioned when I started this workshop blog. There have been some roadblocks. Entirely to do with winter, and isolation. to start things off, I wanted to use roxul soundproof insulation for the shop. So, I went looking at the three local building supply stores. Turns out, everyone here still uses fiberglass batt insulation. So that was a special order. oh, and twice the price of what I was used to paying for I got it, installed it,...

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Part 3: Thats all for now

796 days ago by JuniorJoiner | 5 comments »

Moving my shop across country has had many unanticipated challenges. But mainly, I just do not have the energy or finances to complete the shop before i start using it. I expect even if I had the cash, my shop would always be a work in progress, and not having turned out any of my designs in a while has me feeling low. So, I am going ahead with projects as-is, and will make do as i find issues. I am currently completing a set of small tables I have had drawings of for awhile. So this is wh...

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