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My work shop is a 20 foot yurt. Inside I have a 4X8 gluing table and have most all basic hand and power tools as I am a carpenter also. My largest tool is a Wood Mizer LT40HD portable sawmill. Other floor tools are a 15” surface planer, two shapers, 14” band saw, 10 inch contractors table saw, dust collector, and the original Makita 8” compound miter saw. I set up work stations out side during the summer and work inside during winter. My work stations consist of saw horses (I have about thirty+) with planks or plywood on them. I always have a large stock of rough cut lumber on hand, ranging from around 4 to 10 thousand board foot of most all spices of trees available in my area. If this lumber sits for to long I will go hog wild and make lots of easy and fast furniture items and sell them real cheep. I like to make lots of small rustic tables and benches to sell at craft shows and supply a local gift shop here in Twain Harte where there are many vacation cabins.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info


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#1 posted 06-10-2007 11:53 PM

Thanks for sharing Ron, one of these days I will have to drive up and take a look at some of your wood.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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mot

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#2 posted 06-11-2007 01:10 AM

Looks like a scenic spot! Thanks for showing your shop!

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

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oscorner

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#3 posted 06-11-2007 06:21 AM

Thanks for sharing your shop pictures with us. Nice spot.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 04-05-2008 02:41 AM

Hi Treebones,

You have a very unusual shop space. It is quite unique. This is about as natural a work space as I have seen.

I am glad that I did not miss this one.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#5 posted 04-22-2008 10:00 PM

Nice shop, especially the outdoor shop. Thanks for sharing.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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mmh

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#6 posted 11-09-2008 02:28 AM

How warm is the yurt in the winter? How cold are your winters?

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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TreeBones

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#7 posted 11-09-2008 03:19 AM

We average from sevral inches to sevral feet of snow at a time each year. As soon as the sun comes out the yurt gets warm. If I am working the cold is not bad. Winter is my favorite time of year.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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#8 posted 11-09-2008 07:59 AM

Thanks for the post!!!

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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