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I have a three car tandem garage. My shop resides in the tandem, which is about 11’ x 24’. Its elevated on a plywood flloor to minimize joint pain and heat loss. Previous shop was 21’x21’, and I thought this was going to be an impossible transition; although I wish I was back in the larger/square space, this actually isn’t working out so bad.

-- Its a HOBBY...I already have a job.


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a1Jim

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#1 posted 02-12-2010 01:13 AM

thats a great looking shop with cool tools

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sphere

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#2 posted 02-12-2010 01:18 AM

I’d kill for that dust collection set up.

Nice space for chillin out ya have there.

-- Spheramid Enterprises Architectural Wood Works

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dustynut

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#3 posted 02-12-2010 01:43 AM

Nice shop! you look organized and I too would love to have that dust collection system.

-- If woodworking is a drug - I'm addicted.

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 02-12-2010 02:25 AM

What a nice shop!! Your shop looks to be well organized and I really like the plywood floor. You are right in that it is much easier to work on as opposed to concrete. It does look like you have a lot going on in there but you appear to have utilzied the available space well.

You have a nice set of tools to play with and I agree with the other comments about the dust collector. That is a nice set-up that you have.

Thanks for the pictures. I enjoyed touring your shop.

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

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cstrang

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#5 posted 02-12-2010 03:19 AM

Nice shop, I wish I had a floor like that, concrete isn’t very forgiving. Thanks for the tour.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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asmitty

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#6 posted 02-12-2010 03:59 AM

nice shop. looks like you have a pretty good setup in there. I am pretty impressed with how you got that mongo dust collector packed into that small space.

Out of curiosity did you put everything on a raised floor because of a central drain in your garage bay? in my garage, the 3rd bay has a drain in the center of the floor and everything falls to that drain. So I don’t have a flat floor.

nice shop

-- even a mosquito doesn't get a slap on the back until he starts to work...

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RajinCajun

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#7 posted 02-12-2010 04:12 AM

asmitty:
there’s no drain. The floor is 2×4’s with foam insulation between, covered with 3/4 plywood. I did it to cushion the place, and to keep the chill away. It works great on both counts.
(go Saints ;-) )

-- Its a HOBBY...I already have a job.

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Splinterman

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#8 posted 02-12-2010 11:58 AM

Hey Rajin,
Now that is a sweet set-up with lots of cool toys to play with…great dust sytem…well done.

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Robsshop

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#9 posted 04-13-2010 03:50 AM

Very nice set-up and clean. I am sure it has something to do with that large yellow beast in the middle there! Very jealous.

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans repurposed wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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Roger

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#10 posted 06-08-2012 02:33 AM

Gr8 shop, well equipped. I think the gorilla needs it’s own room

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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