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Blog entry by Thomas78 posted 07-31-2013 09:21 AM 1598 reads 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi found this video, this is the shop of my dreams.
hope you like.
Thomas

http://youtu.be/p7l3_THa-Yk



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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#1 posted 07-31-2013 11:27 AM

That is cool. Love that band saw in particular, wow…

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Oldtool

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#2 posted 07-31-2013 12:11 PM

interesting, held my attention thr full 9 + minutes. Must have extended the build time for this chair by 4 times normal.

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reedwood

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#3 posted 07-31-2013 01:18 PM

Oldtool – more like 50 times! all those set ups had to be moved.. what? maybe an inch? Wow….that was so cool!

And yes, Thomas I agree, Nice shop! I want that spindle sander…and that monster 15” disc sander!

and that jointer, nice drill press

The band saw had a huge table and capacity!

I need a bigger shop.

The lawn chair design is really neat. I’m surprised the builder didn’t make the arms arched like an Adirondack chair. It would probably be more comfortable and look more like the rest of the design. I would want to add a flat piece on top for an arm rest. still…very nice.

-- Mark - I prefer the tumult of liberty to the quiet of servitude.

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Julian

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#4 posted 07-31-2013 02:50 PM

Great video and a very cool looking chair. I agree with Mark; I would have made the arms arched to better match the design. He has several videos on his website. All of them are equally captivating and entertaining.

-- Julian

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 07-31-2013 03:03 PM

Excellent video and a great promotional tool.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://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

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jeffwedekind

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#6 posted 07-31-2013 04:43 PM

SUPER COOLl. I have a tendency to skip through videos, but not this one. Watched it all the way through.

-- Jeff, eastern Wa

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mIps

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#7 posted 07-31-2013 07:52 PM

Why can’t my tools do that? Stupid manual tools. :(

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Richard

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#8 posted 07-31-2013 08:08 PM

I don’t know , With tools like those we would be Wood Watchers not Wood Workers.

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dakremer

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#9 posted 07-31-2013 10:12 PM

dont necessarily like the chair – but that was an amazing video!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#10 posted 08-01-2013 06:21 PM

Don’t like the chair design, but the video was pretty slick…..

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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Ken90712

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#11 posted 08-02-2013 09:54 AM

One of the best videos I have watched in a long time….. So good that I had to Fwd this to some friends… What a shop to boot…. Thx for sharing…..

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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steliart

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#12 posted 08-02-2013 03:30 PM

amazing filming technique

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#13 posted 08-02-2013 03:51 PM

I must be buying the wrong wood; his wood builds itself when he’s not it the shop. When I come back to my shop in the morning I just find my same half-finished projects.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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squaretree

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#14 posted 02-22-2014 12:36 AM

“He doesnt build his furniture, it builds itself. He is the most interesting man in the world.” Stay thirsty my friends.

-- if you can't find me, just follow the extension cord

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