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Workshop by Upraiser posted 12-25-2012 12:39 AM 1271 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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This is my 3rd workshop and some of the cabinets and tables are from the older ones. I built a 50×60 pole building with 14’ eves and large OH doors, then added a 24×32’ woodworking area inside with heavy insulation, storage overhead. I have two large insulated doors for access. They are each 5’x8’ built with blue stained Ponderosa Pine I purchased from a sawmill in Fossil, Oregon (In the Sticks Sawmill, which mills local woods, mostly Juniper). I have 10’ high ceilings with two rows of lights.

The center of my shop is a 1940’s Delta Unisaw that I purchased red with rust and restored it with a new unifence and uniguard. All of my other tools are on rollers that I move to a work area as needed.

I built several cabinets out of the pine lumber collection and have a few more to add.

I have been a lumber and wood scrounger all my life and was assisted by a logger father and engineer father in law. My larger shop contains my collection and I am working on using most of it while my time on earth remains.

I have collect my tools over 30+ years and now that I retired, I am spending as much time as possible in the shop.

Most of my projects have been furniture, cabinets, desks that I used in my office, home and wifes quilt and sewing studio.

I took a good look at the pictures that I posted and realized I had made quit a few improvements. These are current.

Thanks for the kind comments.

-- Curt Drahn


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redryder

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#1 posted 12-25-2012 08:20 AM

Nice shop.
Love the oversize doors…...................

-- mike...............

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 12-25-2012 06:01 PM

Very nice shop and some cool tools too.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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sillac

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#3 posted 01-04-2013 01:17 AM

Nice looking shop, looks like lots of room, and welcome to LJ’s.

-- Steve in Oregon,

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