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Blog entry by TheAggie posted 2629 days ago 1957 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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#1 posted 2629 days ago

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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#2 posted 2629 days ago

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!


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#3 posted 2629 days ago

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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#4 posted 2629 days ago

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 2629 days ago

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 2629 days ago

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 (

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#7 posted 2629 days ago

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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#8 posted 2629 days ago

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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#9 posted 2628 days ago

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 -- --

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#10 posted 2628 days ago

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

-- John

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#11 posted 2628 days ago

Great tour. I need a map.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke."

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#12 posted 2628 days ago


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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#13 posted 2628 days ago

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!

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#14 posted 2628 days ago

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

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#15 posted 2627 days ago

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

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