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Blog series by Lboy updated 08-20-2008 11:57 PM 4 parts 3248 reads 10 comments total

Part 1: First Entry

08-21-2007 08:17 AM by Lboy | 1 comment »

After 10 years I am finally getting around to some needed shop upgrades. When we first moved into our home there was never a question about 1/2 of the 2-car garage becoming the “Woodshop”. I started diagraming my space (e.g. where tools would be placed, storage, etc…). Over the years I acquired a cabinet from an old school that is m main storage for power tools and supplies. I have insulated and sheet-rocked the entire exterior of the detached 2-car garage. and put up a ...

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Part 2: Will I ever get to cut wood again?

10-30-2007 07:20 AM by Lboy | 4 comments »

Well, it has been a while since I wrote the first entry. Not much has changed in the shop. Right after I built the wall and insulated it I discovered “dry rot” on the south side of my house. It was a mad dash to remove siding and bad sheeting and replace before going back to work as a school counselor. Needless to say, the house is buttoned up for winter but the shop is a shambles. I still need to sheetrock over the insulated wall and ceiling, then comes the mudding and tapin...

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Part 3: Couldn't take it

11-01-2007 07:39 PM by Lboy | 1 comment »

Okay, I couldn’t take it any more. I went out after that last entry and cleared the lathe off and started finishing some pens that I had prepared months ago. Boy, it was sure fun to just create sawdust. Here is how they turned out – http://lumberjocks.com/projects/3284.

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Part 4: Sheetrock.....

08-20-2008 11:57 PM by Lboy | 4 comments »

It has only taken a year to get the sheetrock up. Needed to finish some projects to make room. Now for the tape and mud. Then new storage cabinets…..will it never end. I will post pictures soon.

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