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well folks, I’ve had one of those major life events this summer, I moved from Central NY to the beautiful Shenandoah Valley.
Above is what I hope will soon be my new workshop. A one stall carport/garage, with a lanai section to one side. I’m going to close in the one stall, leaving the lanai (porch) section open. that will leave me with 11×20’ of workspace, with a concrete floor etc… (it was a garage after all)... a mere 5’ from the back of the new house.

that’s the shop side

and
and the lanai section.

I also have a small shed which is where the yard tools and some lumber will be stored.

more pics and a build thread when I get that round tuit.

below is my old shop which is still at the NY house.

Here are a couple of views of my nearly completed workshop. It’s gambrell roof mini barn, 10’ side walls 12’ x 20’ set on blocks over gravel. I’ve done nearly all of the build, with the help of a couple of great friends, as well as my stepsons. I did farm out the roof after several abortive attempts to do the high work. In the end, I hired two of my neighbors to install it. I’ll also be hiring an electrician to run at least a sub-panel, and possibly a separate service to it, depending on which is cheaper. 3/4 view of the shop.
rear of the shop, recently completed sheathing.

Here’s an interior shot, mid construction. I’ll update this a lot in the next couple of weeks, as I’m about to move my gear into the shop.
view of the shop

latest mess


For a much more complete view, check out my blog at www.nedswoodshop.blogspot.com

-- Ned - 2B1ASK1 http://nedswoodshop.blogspot.com


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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 2160 days ago

This is looking pretty good so far. Keep us posted on your progress.

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

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NedB

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#2 posted 2160 days ago

will do, It’s almost to the move in state, I’ve got to hang the 2nd Main door, and then I can start moving gear up from my storage unit.

-- Ned - 2B1ASK1 http://nedswoodshop.blogspot.com

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brunob

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#3 posted 2159 days ago

Looks great. Similar to mine. I bought mine already put together. Did the wiring and heating myself and finished off the inside.

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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Dadoo

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#4 posted 2159 days ago

It’s gonna make for a nice shop Ned! By the way, we’re about 30 miles from ya! Howdy neighbor! Great fishing there in Oneida Lake too!

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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Beginningwoodworker

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#5 posted 2155 days ago

Nice shop, Ned.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#6 posted 2103 days ago

It’s a good little place to get things done! My shop is 14’wide x 18’ deep x 10’ high not coounting my office and restroom, which adds another 5’ x 14’ When I don’t have to live here any longer I will have much more room for storage and I can take down my climbing wallso I have more room. Currently I am losing 560sq.ft. of workable space. I also have the ability to work outside in my driveway which gives me double the space. on sunny days. In California that is a lot of days when it is dry and warm enough to work.
Nice place though and the feeling of building it yourself is always a plus!!!

-- --Chuck

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#7 posted 1632 days ago

What does it look like now?

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 1632 days ago

Looks like a good space and some of good tools.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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patron

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#9 posted 1632 days ago

nice little lodge , brother !

enjoy .

-- 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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NedB

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#10 posted 1604 days ago

Unfortunately, it looks just about like that still… funding has dried up, so for the winter at least it is closed and waiting for the money tree to sprout.

-- Ned - 2B1ASK1 http://nedswoodshop.blogspot.com

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NedB

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#11 posted 1051 days ago

New digs, see the description at the top…

-- Ned - 2B1ASK1 http://nedswoodshop.blogspot.com

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