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My shop is 20×20. I’m in the middle of a transition over to flat work from mostly turning. My next major tool purchase will be a 15” planer. My website will be completley redone soon to reflect the changeover. I haven’t touched the site in quite while.


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#1 posted 12-15-2010 04:30 AM

If anybody’s on the fence about … whether to go to Sean’s home page … and look at his shop … do it.

Very cool blog about the construction, Shean, and an awfully beautiful shop, too !!!

It’d be great if you’d post some of those pictures here. I’m sure others would enjoy the tour, too !

-- -- Neil

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#2 posted 12-15-2010 04:57 AM

Thanks Neil. Pics now posted.


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#3 posted 12-15-2010 05:02 AM

Yep, great shop, most happy that you will get to enjoy that for a long time.
I designed and started a 16×20 10 years ago but many obstacles arose, now satisfied with having 1/2 of the 2-car garage to work it.
Thanks for the tour!

-- Smitty

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#4 posted 12-15-2010 05:59 AM

Sean, you certainly have put together a pretty nice shop. It looks to be well organized and you have a nice collection of tools to play with. I would enjoy working in there.

Thanks for the tour. It was fun to visit your shop.

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

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#5 posted 12-15-2010 06:25 AM

Nice, I REALLY like that router table!

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#6 posted 12-15-2010 06:44 AM

I’ve never seen one of those (router tables).

Googled it.

Here ya’ be:

It IS a beauty !!

-- -- Neil

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#7 posted 12-15-2010 03:48 PM

KY, you really do have a very nice shop. It’s very clean and well organized and has lots of nice tools and equipment.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#8 posted 12-15-2010 03:55 PM

It sure is fun building a shop but as soon as I get something done, I figure a better way to do it so I’m always changing something around. The router table is better than I was expecting. Very solid and it has a great dust collection setup the way it’s built. It gets 99% of the chips and wood dust. When I can save up enough, I’d love to get a router lift. Thanks all. Sean


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#9 posted 12-16-2010 08:15 AM

Hey Sean,
Sweet dust system and real cool toys….great job.

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#10 posted 12-20-2010 04:59 AM

Sean: Thanks for sharing your shop with us, it is nice to look for new ideas, I see you are using PVC for the DC piping, have you had any problems with static electricity? Or have you don’t anything to ground it? A question on lathes, I see you use a Powermatic, is there any reason other then price you went with it over the OneWay? Anyway looks like a nice place to work. Steve in Oregon

-- Steve in Oregon,

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#11 posted 12-20-2010 05:12 AM

I’ve never had any problem with using PVC and I’ve never heard of anyone having problems. I have no grounding wire on it either. Even if I had the money for a Oneway, I would still go for the PM. Don’t get me wrong, Oneway is an excellent machine but with the cost savings, you can buy a LOT of accessories. Have a Merry Christmas Steve, Sean


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#12 posted 12-27-2010 08:13 PM

Wow, thats one clean shop….

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#13 posted 02-05-2011 02:54 PM

Love the router table set up. Very nice.

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#14 posted 02-05-2011 04:40 PM

cool set up.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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