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NicoJose

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Studio 10.10 @ BEYOND A Private Residence in San Isidro, Lipa City, Batangas, Philippines

BEYOND is a 2.5 hectare property that serves as a (1)Bed & Breakfast Artist’s / Furniture Designer’s Retreat/ (2)Rentable Space for Events, (4) A Private Showroom for Artworks, (5) Company Garage for my dad’s Heavy & Construction Equipment, and (6) My Workshop with rentable spaces for guest artists & woodworkers.

My workshop, Studio 10.10, is a 80729ft² warehouse facility. It is complete with two classrooms, one and a half bathroom, 3rd floor jamming area, 40foot long catwalk for visitors, a painting / finishing area, kiln drying area, and a personal drafting room, which is also my bedroom… Yes, I live in my workshop and work there from 7am to 9pm.

The different brands of machines in my workshop are a collection my tools and my dad’s tools over the last 22 years. My dad is a machinist & a mechanical engineer and he has made some of the tool we both still use today.

Here are some tools in my workshop:

2 Jigsaws / 3 Drill Press / 9” Bandsaw / 14’’ Bandsaw / 17’’ Grizzly Bandsaw / Jet Dust Collector / 4 Table Saws / 2 Jointers / Jet Drum Sander / 12.5’’ Portable Thickness Planer / 15’’ Grizzly Thickness Planner / 2 Hand Planers / Wheel Sander / 3 Circular Saw / 4 Corded & 5 Cordless Drills / 2 Miter Saws / 80 Different Pieces of Carving Chisels / 3 Grinders / Automatic Sharpening System / 2 Hand & 2 Stationary Belt Sanders / 3 Routers / Power Feeder / 40’’ Wood Turning Lathe / 2 Spiral Saws / 2 Disk Sanders / 3 Nailers / Scroll Saw / 3 Compressors / 2 Reciprocating Saw / 20’’ Chain Saw / 24’’ Chain Saw / 36’’ Chain Saw

Besides my art & carpentry, I’m also the general manager for my family’s construction company and I will use my studio to prefab housing projects.

If you or a friend would like to take a vacation in the Philippines and would like to do woodworking at the same time in Studio 10.10, let me know and I can give you rates for my guesthouses, my facility and usage of tropical wood. In the future, I plan to put up a museum which includes a space for featuring works of woodworker from all over.

Also, if you like golf, Studio10.10 is next to a 27 hole golf course.

SAFETY FIRST EVERYONE!

-- Nico Jose; Designer/Maker &Artist www.s10-10.com


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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 1219 days ago

Nico, let me welcome you to LJs. It is good to have you on board as a member of the group.

How about posting some pictures of your shop when you get a chance. Tours of other shops are always interesting to see.

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

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Woodwrecker

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#2 posted 1218 days ago

Wow, you need a map to find your way around in that shop!
You are a lucky guy.

-- Having fun...Eric

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 1218 days ago

I have to repeat Eric’s Wow! That is a stunning shop that you have. I would love living in there as well. You have a wonderful shop space and an enviable collection of tools.

Thanks for the pictures. I enjoyed touring your shop and, if I ever get over there, you can be sure I will look in on you. This would make an ideal vacation (my wife may have different ideas, though). :)

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

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mbfunke

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#4 posted 1218 days ago

It is sometimes said that no shop is too big…I’m beginning to wonder. Eighty thousand square feet is maybe too big. You must get a workout just moving from machine to machine. I will say that your collection of wood is impressive and I love your furniture laminations. Really nice stuff.

-- Mike Funke

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Boneski

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#5 posted 1218 days ago

Awesome workshop setup.
Thanks for sharing!

-- Blinded by brilliance

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#6 posted 1218 days ago

Hey Nico,
Your one lucky man….great shop and complex…well done.

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NicoJose

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#7 posted 1216 days ago

Here are some of the woodworking machines I grew up with that my dad built 12-15 years ago.


-- Nico Jose; Designer/Maker &Artist www.s10-10.com

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BritBoxmaker

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#8 posted 1211 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s. Nice space to work in. You must enjoy it.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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mmh

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#9 posted 817 days ago

What a unique and wonderful environment your studio offers to artists and craftsmen alike! A very tempting excuse to visit the beautiful Phillipines!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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