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Blog entry by Rustic posted 1317 days ago 655 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well as the new year begins, I am compelled (by SWMBO) to clean the shop. As I am cleaning I am also rearranging everything. I am on my 3rd day. I am also going to put my router table upon wheels. I moved my cut off bin to underneath my wood rack (just mad sense). So that is what I have been up to lately. I can’t wait to get my shop back in order. Oh, I almost forgot…I am going to be joining a carving guild in my area too. I went to Woodcraft to spend my gift card and just asked if they knew of a guild in the area for carvers. The staff at Woodcraft bent over backwards to help me out.

More to come later

Rick

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI



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Kjuly

302 posts in 1912 days


#1 posted 1317 days ago

Hi Rick,
It’s one of the dreaded task that is well worth the time spent. Who knows you may even find a lost tool or two.
I agree that the GR Woodcraft is a great bunch.
Keith

-- Keith, Charlotte, MI www.julyswoodworks.com

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MrWizard

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#2 posted 1316 days ago

Lucky guy, Ive been trying to recapture my garage since Halloween! I will never let the kids use it for a fun house again, I had just gotten it under control. But I digress. Good job make it right and you’ll enjoy working there much more.

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Kristoffer

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#3 posted 1316 days ago

I wish that we lived closer to the Woodcraft near you guys. I can’t stand the one in Canton. I was always the one getting bent over when I went in there. Thank God there is a Rockler close enough.

I’m looking forward to setting up my new shop. It can be a lot of fun if you appreciate it for what it is. Think about it….. You’re laying out your very own play ground:-) And you’re doing it as an adult! The only thing that is more fun than that is playing with all of the toys.

-- Cheers and God Bless

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Rustic

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#4 posted 1316 days ago

right now it is a chore as I have soo much wood and tools. Under normal circumstances that would be a good problem to have

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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degoose

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#5 posted 1316 days ago

I had just cleaned out my workshop and rearranged everything when the small flood entered the workshop… now the floor has been washed as well…lucky all the wood was moved to the wood store..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Dennisgrosen

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#6 posted 1316 days ago

well if its a problem to have so many tools
I will gladly help you , just send them over and I will share them among the Danish gang
when do they arive ….LOL

take care
Dennis

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Rustic

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#7 posted 1316 days ago

funny Dennis

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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