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This is the updated shop PICS. It shows the 2 cabinets that I recently built. It is a little cleaner than before. By building the 2 cabinets I was able to free up some space on the floor so I can move around without tripping over things. Still have 3 cabinets to build. One thing I have learned about workshops is that they are always a work in progress. The 1st pic is looking in from the door, then looking left for the rest of them.

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


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#1 posted 2191 days ago

oops messed up that one. will post picks when i figure out how

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

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Rustic

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#2 posted 2185 days ago

I know my shop is cluttered right now but I am getting it clean. A pic of my new bench will be posted soon in projects

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

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#3 posted 2185 days ago

Better a cluttered shop that gets used than a clean one that is just filled with tools.

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#4 posted 2184 days ago

Rick,

I agree with Marc about the shop. Yours looks a lot like mine does whenever I am in the middle of a project. This simply drives my wife nuts and often she feels that she has to help me clean up. Of course then I either can’t find or get to my tools since she does not put them back where they belong.

Thanks for posting pictures of your shop. I enjoyed visiting with you.

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

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#5 posted 1742 days ago

Nice workspace.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#6 posted 1742 days ago

Great looking shop! I do find the placement of the table saw and the window behind it to be an interesting topic for discussion :)

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#7 posted 1742 days ago

good shop and good tools

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Rustic

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#8 posted 1742 days ago

I know abou the table saw. Right now I usually move it away from ihe window. I am in the process now of cleanining and reorganizing it.

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

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Rustic

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#9 posted 1458 days ago

Shop redo

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

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#10 posted 1458 days ago

Lots of clamps!!! How big is the shop?

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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#11 posted 1458 days ago

Front bedroom of a 16×80 trailer

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

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#12 posted 1457 days ago

Keep at it Rick. We all have the same problems, a messy shop while working on a project and the continual reorganizing to meet our current needs. These things point out two interesting facts: (a) we are actually doing projects and (b) we are progressing to other types of work. Maybe we can call these leading indicators of productivity and skill level.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#13 posted 1457 days ago

Yes the cabinets do help, Rick. The shop is really taking shape. Anytime you can find space to store your tools, it can really help avoid tripping over things. Looking good!

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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#14 posted 1457 days ago

Thanks guys

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

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#15 posted 1410 days ago

Semper Fi Rick, your shop reminds me of mine, I have the same problem with a lack counter/ workbench space as well as cabinet space. At least we get to make some saw dust.

Semper Fi marine, Once a Marine always a Marine.

-- Change begins somewhere may as well be with me.

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