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RickL

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-- Rick, Union,KY firstlightwoodworking.blogspot.com


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#1 posted 2488 days ago

Great shop. Love the bench and tool cabinets.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 2479 days ago

Nice place. Great projects.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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RickL

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#3 posted 2478 days ago

Thanks guys, finally have mooved everything in so now I can do some actual woodworking and I’m looking forward to it. Thanks again for the comments

-- Rick, Union,KY firstlightwoodworking.blogspot.com

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#4 posted 2478 days ago

I see you have found a way to keep your workbench cleaned off. Make it your out-feed table.

Nice shop and be careful that it doesn’t become a mother-in-law quarters.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#5 posted 2310 days ago

Hi Rick,

Your shop pictures were posted before I came on board but I am glad that the post came up on my review list. It looks like you have a nice shop and I really like the table saw and workbench combination. This is a better set-up than the PM2000. :) I don’t see how you keep the bench so clean. The only time mine is this clean is when my wife starts yelling at me to clean up the clutter. It seems that every hand tool I own migrates to my assembly bench when I start a project.

You have a nice shop and a nice collection of tools. I would enjoy working in there.

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

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RickL

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#6 posted 2307 days ago

Scott, thanks for the nice comments. When I first started working wood, I was in a garage that I had to clean and move tools after each use so I go in the habit of keeping this clean and I could find what I needed the next time I worked. I guess the habit remained over the years. Mind you, those pictures were taken before a piece of wood was cut, but overall I try to keep it straight. A lot safer too when you don’t worry about tripping over things. Thanks again

-- Rick, Union,KY firstlightwoodworking.blogspot.com

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bobdurnell

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#7 posted 2302 days ago

RickL, another outstanding shop. I spotted you on Roll of the Dice so I thought I’d check out your shop. Man it’s cool. Like your jointer, “got one just like it”, I take a quote from the flm Terminal Velocity where Charlie Sheen steals the yellow Corvette from the car wash. Sorry for the interjection, back to your shop. I think you’ll be making all kinds of dust there.

-- bobdurnell, Santa Ana California.

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bobdurnell

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#8 posted 2301 days ago

RickL, please don’t get me wrong I used the term of dust as the highest level of accomplishment.

-- bobdurnell, Santa Ana California.

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hjt

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#9 posted 1710 days ago

nice shop- bright, cheery, and CLEAN!!!

-- Harold

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Beginningwoodworker

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#10 posted 1658 days ago

Rick thats a nice workshop.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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RickL

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#11 posted 1657 days ago

Thanks CJ

-- Rick, Union,KY firstlightwoodworking.blogspot.com

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oldoak

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#12 posted 1484 days ago

Nice shop.

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a1Jim

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#13 posted 1484 days ago

jUST FOUND THIS GREAT LOOKING SHOP

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Jim Jakosh

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#14 posted 1087 days ago

That is a great shop and you have one sturdy workbench to make it stand out!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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RickL

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#15 posted 1087 days ago

Thanks Jim. I built the bench a couple of years ahead
of the shop while working in the garage. It took 4 of us to move
it! I built it from a set of plans in Fine Woodworking, I added the cabinets below off my design.

-- Rick, Union,KY firstlightwoodworking.blogspot.com

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