The Saw Horse Workshop - A New Begining

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Blog series by Sawhorse updated 02-11-2008 02:12 AM 10 parts 18476 reads 96 comments total

Part 1: And so it begins...

05-23-2007 02:42 AM by Sawhorse | 5 comments »

OK, construction has started on my new shop, I will be posting links to the pics as I posted them and/or posting some pics here as will as the shop goes up. Here is a link to the first pic, taken before the floor joist were constructed today, Tuesday, May 22, 2007 Here is a rough layout of how I want the shop to look…

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Part 2: My Vision

05-24-2007 02:29 AM by Sawhorse | 6 comments »

Here is a rough layout of how I want the shop to look…

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Part 3: Foundation Works Starts

05-24-2007 02:37 AM by Sawhorse | 5 comments »

I took these pics while I was at lunch today, May 23, 2007 – the first one shows the shop as shot from the back with our new house in the background. The next 2 include one shot at an angle and the other from the side.

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Part 4: Floor Joists and 1-1/8" Sturdy Floor installed today, May 24, 2007

05-25-2007 03:09 AM by Sawhorse | 13 comments »

Here are a few pics I took this morning before the floor was installed and then after the flooring was in place.

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Part 5: What are those??? Walls???

05-26-2007 12:47 AM by Sawhorse | 15 comments »

Went back by the new shop this afternoon, May 25, 2007 and low and behold….WALLS!!! The walls are 10’ in height. This view is the front of the shop at a slight angle, you can just see in the left corner where my office will be (man door and window) and the other opening is where the sliding 8' door will be. This pic is of one of the sides, again you can see the office in the right hand corner, the opening in the middle is where a window will be located, there will be...

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Part 6: In the Dry!!!

06-02-2007 03:15 AM by Sawhorse | 8 comments »

Here are a couple of pics from yesterday morning (Thursday May 31) and this morning (Friday, June 1, 2007)...we lost almost all of Wednesday due to rain, but the framer made up for it on Thursday and Friday. The roofer is supposed to start Saturday, should have the shingles done in a day. Thursday morning and the rafters are already half done. Friday morning and the guys are putting the tar paper on the roof, and the other framer is putting in the bird blocks and slats hanging a...

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Part 7: Inside insulated - Outside Siding Going On

06-05-2007 11:47 PM by Sawhorse | 9 comments »

Hey LumberJocks, I’ve been working on the shop the last couple of days and I’ve gotten the inside insulated and have started siding the outside. Here are a few pics of the work so far this week )Monday & Tuesday – June 4 & 5, 2007. These next 4 pics are the inside of the shop, the long back wall has slat board all the way across 4' off the floor for hanging jigs and things, and where I'll probably be staging most of my machines, except the table saw which ...

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Part 8: How I Spent My Vacation

06-10-2007 01:13 PM by Sawhorse | 15 comments »

I was on vacation this past week and spent most of it working on the shop. I got a lot done, the windows are in, the siding is on and mostly trimmed, I did a little work on the inside; hanging the brackets for lumber storage, setting-up space to hang my clamps and I hung a peg board…but the most important thing was I got the sliding door hung!!!

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Part 9: Pictures from inside the New Shop

07-16-2007 04:01 AM by Sawhorse | 11 comments »

Well, the rains has cost me about 2 weeks work on the new house and the shop, however I have been able to move my machines, workbenches and some tools into the shop. Here are some pics from inside the shop. This pic shows some of the cabinets I installed, I got them at an auction, brand new still in the boxes for about 1/2 of what they would cost retail This pic show the left corner of the shop looking in from the sliding door, notice the 24” drum fan I hung in the corner,...

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Part 10: I've Finally got the Shop Operational

02-11-2008 02:12 AM by Sawhorse | 9 comments »

I’ve been working on the inside of the shop, setting-up the machines, work benches, etc…took some pictures this afternoon and thought I’d update you guys and gals….took longer than I’d expected, but now I can get back to woodworking… Click the following link to see pics of my new shop…. You can click the Tour the Shop button on the bottom of this page to see the construction page documenting how ...

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