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Workshop by RickL posted 10-02-2007 01:18 AM 2019 reads 5 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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


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#1 posted 10-02-2007 03:23 AM

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 10-11-2007 04:14 PM

Nice place. Great projects.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#3 posted 10-12-2007 02:11 PM

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 10-12-2007 04:51 PM

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 03-28-2008 04:52 AM

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 03-31-2008 12:05 PM

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 04-05-2008 06:01 PM

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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#8 posted 04-06-2008 05:22 PM

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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#9 posted 11-19-2009 01:10 AM

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

-- Harold

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#10 posted 01-09-2010 06:31 PM

Rick thats a nice workshop.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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RickL

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#11 posted 01-10-2010 02:25 AM

Thanks CJ

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

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#12 posted 07-02-2010 01:58 PM

Nice shop.

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#13 posted 07-02-2010 03:50 PM

jUST FOUND THIS GREAT LOOKING SHOP

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#14 posted 08-04-2011 01:36 AM

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 08-04-2011 01:45 AM

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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