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My tools are in boxes when i get them unpacked i will up load pictures

three month later i have a working shop with a lot more work to do. my shop is 11 feet wide and 35 feet long i have two two 9×9 ft doors thar open up tp the out side.
i will up date these later

-- OC down in Costa Rica. come down and see me some time. I'll keep the light on for you

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#1 posted 05-24-2009 12:03 AM

Occie, I am looking forward to seeing pictures of your shop when you get things together.

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

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#2 posted 05-24-2009 04:03 AM

Welcome to Ljs up date us when you get unpacked.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#3 posted 05-24-2009 04:06 AM

Can’t wait to see your shop. I envy your job to unpack everything. I hate moving. Keep us posted on your shop and projects.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#4 posted 06-20-2009 03:36 PM

Hi there Occie,

Thanks for taking me aboard as friend.
Costa Rica must have some exotic wood.
Anxious to see your workshop and your submitted projects.

God bless you.


-- Anforte NJ

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#5 posted 07-10-2009 02:47 PM

Welcome to LJ. I hope you were kidding about the 14 daughters. I have one son and I feel overwhelmed. Best of luck with the wood work. I am just starting out myself. For a number of years I made simple projects but started to get frustrated that I wasnt really improving. I have now started classes. I go to the Brisbane School of Woodworking for a day every three weeks. I would go more often, but life gets in the way of a good time. And I avoid the conversation about how much it is costing me, I SWMBO found out. Deary, deary, deary me it is toooo much to think about. But I enjoy it, and occasionally something useful comes out of the shed. I keep telling her, you enjoy having a husband that can make, fix, repair, mend and alter just about anything. This didnt just happen, it is based on years of experience which I am still working on.

Cannot wait to see the sights of Costa Rica, the products of your workshop.
Let the wood chips fly.


-- I would rather have the most memories, than the most money.

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#6 posted 07-10-2009 03:18 PM

occie :

i know costa rica is gorgeous ,
and the freedom is exiting ,
by now you must have at least looked at
the boxes of tools ?
if you want , i will try and come
and help set them up ?

-- 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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