Ruh's Workshop

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Workshop by Ruh posted 11-17-2013 06:14 PM 5050 reads 7 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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, KS
United States

It’s still a work-in-progress but I’m having a great time getting it set up. It’s 30×30, insulated and heated with a radiant floor system (propane). Big thanks to the Lumberjocks community for so many great ideas and resources.

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#1 posted 11-17-2013 08:56 PM

Very nice shop !!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#2 posted 11-18-2013 01:59 AM

wow!! is it normal for me to be drooling right now? very nice, indeed!

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#3 posted 11-18-2013 03:29 AM


-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#4 posted 11-21-2013 02:39 AM

Great shop yo got there!

-- Making dust and taking names!

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#5 posted 11-21-2013 03:55 AM

Appreciate the comments.

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#6 posted 11-26-2013 01:34 AM

Nice, my shop will never be that clean and organized.

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#7 posted 11-26-2013 01:38 AM

Ottacat, you should see it right now – not clean and less organized…

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#8 posted 11-26-2013 01:44 AM

Man, that’s way too big.
I be lost in there. ;^)

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#9 posted 11-28-2013 02:44 AM

Wow, very sharp looking shop. I’m curious how well your dust collection works. I would like to make more runs like yours but I don’t want to loose too much suction.

-- Take it apart to see how it works

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#10 posted 11-28-2013 02:35 PM

DeltaDaddy, the system works reasonably well. At the end of the longest runs it’s not as good as I’d hoped but works. I put in a 3 way T right at the collector with blast gates so I can shut off the two runs I’m not using but I mostly leave them all open because I don’t think it makes a material difference. I’m headed out now to make some sawdust!

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#11 posted 11-28-2013 07:18 PM

I like the idea of using metal siding for the ceiling. Any problems with that material?

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#12 posted 11-28-2013 10:51 PM

No, AlStatman, the ceiling is working great. I’ve secured a few things and sheet metals screws have worked perfectly or I’ve gone into the truss if it’s carrying any weight. The workshop is in the front part of a Morton building and that was my only choice unless I wanted to do it myself (I figured I had enough projects already…).

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#13 posted 12-02-2013 04:18 AM

You did a great job building and outfitting your shop. It’s a very warm and inviting workshop!

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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#14 posted 12-02-2013 05:04 PM

Thanks, mbs. I’m having a fantastic time “working” away. It’s such a great distraction to the real world and I always come in feeling happy and content after making some sawdust.

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#15 posted 01-03-2014 05:44 AM

Beautiful shop. Really like the walls in the knotty pine. What is on the ceiling? And I like the polished cement floor. I had mine shined when they finished it.

-- - Martin

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