LumberJocks

New Shop Project #1: Week One - Progress!

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by TheDane posted 809 days ago 1334 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
no previous part Part 1 of New Shop Project series Part 2: Let There Be Light! »

(Initial blog entry: http://lumberjocks.com/TheDane/blog/29725 )

Some real progress this week on the new shop.

Our contractor took care of the structural problem created by the house’s previous owner (he “accidentally” removed 21’ of a load-bearing wall!), and got the new walls framed in.

Friday, I went over the power and lighting requirements with the electrician and picked up the new overhead shop fixtures.

I’m giving some thought to cabinets from RedLine Garage Gear ( www.redlinegaragegear.com ) ... anybody have any experience with them?

—Gerry

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"



4 comments so far

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

7620 posts in 2650 days


#1 posted 809 days ago

Hey, that’s starting to LOOK like a room!
Now, is when it will start getting smaller & smaller as you finish & inhabit it… LOL

Thanks for the update!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

View StumpyNubs's profile

StumpyNubs

6116 posts in 1399 days


#2 posted 809 days ago

It’s like an empty canvass waiting to be painted!

One thing I would like to do with my shop if I was to gut it and start over is to put in a raised sub-floor with the duct work running underneath for present and future dust collection needs. If you have the headroom, and the budget,you should consider it.

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com

View Roger's profile

Roger

14114 posts in 1402 days


#3 posted 809 days ago

This is beginnin to look a lot like a sha hop! That idea Stumps, is a really good idea.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

15404 posts in 1465 days


#4 posted 798 days ago

I missed this, Gerry. This is looking really good.

helluvawreck
https://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase