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Blog entry by TheAggie posted 05-18-2007 06:16 AM 2013 reads 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is TheAggie’s shop video for the Challenge 02 contest. I just hit the highlights of my shop, not all the little nuts and bolts laying around.

-- The Aggie in Sealy, Texas



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Credo

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#1 posted 05-18-2007 06:34 AM

J – E – A – L – O – U – S!!!

... Oh how happy I would be with a shop of that size!!! Good for you!

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David

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#2 posted 05-18-2007 06:36 AM

Aggie -

Very nice shop tour! I enjoyed your video very much. I lived in Galveston and Clear Lake a long time ago and my sister lives in the Dallas – Fort Worth area so it was nice to see this Texas shop. I am envious of your large space!

-- http://foldingrule.blogspot.com

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PanamaJack

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#3 posted 05-18-2007 06:49 AM

Lots and lots of lumber storage! I have two of those old Sears table saws like yours! PLENTY of room for a shop. I am envious as well and I enjoyed the tour very much. Thanks for sharing.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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mot

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#4 posted 05-18-2007 07:01 AM

Wow! After spending 9 years in my 12×16 shop, your tour gave me vertigo. How do you work in all that space? Thanks for the tour!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#5 posted 05-18-2007 01:22 PM

Aggie, I’m still wiping the drool off my chin and trying to type at the same time. Neat bit on paradise you have and Sealy is a great town.

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#6 posted 05-18-2007 01:45 PM

awesome.. You show us this great space filled with everything you need.. and then you move over to “the other half” of the shop!! lol wow. Envy

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Skee

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#7 posted 05-18-2007 02:51 PM

Nice job on the video – great voice over! I liked the line about “The shop is never finished.” Seems like I am always trying to move something in order to make an improvement.

Creative use of the ceiling space with the suspended shelf – clever.

-- -- Skee from MN

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TheAggie

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#8 posted 05-18-2007 03:11 PM

Hello Everyone,

Thanks again for all the kind words on the shop. I started in a 2 car garage shop. When we had the chance to move to the country about 9 years ago, I wanted a dedicated shop (let my little girl Sheryl have the garage as an eventual sewing studio). Things worked out financially and I put up this building, and it is still under construction….

Thanks guys

-- The Aggie in Sealy, Texas

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scottb

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#9 posted 05-19-2007 06:11 AM

Wow… you have more space than on the first floor of our (not small) house!

I bet it was a challenge to fill that space up!

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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woodspar

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#10 posted 05-19-2007 06:38 AM

Thanks for the tour. I wish I had a dedicated building. I liked the Craftsman table saw story.

-- John

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gizmodyne

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#11 posted 05-19-2007 04:37 PM

Great tour. I need a map.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke." www.flickr.com/photos/gizmodyne

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VTWoody

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#12 posted 05-19-2007 05:41 PM

Aggie,

Could you take a picture of the inside of the router table, primarily the lift system. I would love to see how it works.

I have this feeling that there is a story that goes along with that Stoplight hanging from the ceiling. You are a lucky guy with that shop.

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thewoodwhisperer

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#13 posted 05-19-2007 06:30 PM

Your final comment made me laugh. I used to tell my wife that all the time. “Hey, at least Im not at the bard drinkin’ with my buddies.”
Great tour and great shop!

-- For free video tutorials and other cool woodworking stuff, check out http://www.TheWoodWhisperer.com

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oscorner

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#14 posted 05-20-2007 02:43 AM

Great video! You have a nice shop and the cabinets look great. Thanks for the tour.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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tooladdict

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#15 posted 05-21-2007 02:03 AM

Awesome Shop and great tour. Good luck on the rest of the book cases

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