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Blog entry by WoodJediNTraining posted 01-10-2013 09:00 AM 2041 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So with the new year comes some new and exciting changes for me. One main change is I am doing a complete shop remodel as well as I have a New Shop to get ready to fill with woodworking tools, and machines, so I have some additional work space.. Here is a look at the new space and a little information as to what the plans are for the changes..

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi, http://www.asimpledesignofocala.com



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Oldtool

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#1 posted 01-10-2013 01:47 PM

Laney,
Good luck with the new shop, looks like its going to become a real man-cave when set up. Have fun with your new play house.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#2 posted 01-10-2013 02:27 PM

Hey Laney. Looks like you’ve got a lotta fun work with the shop re-do. I used white pegboard in my shop walls as you can see here: http://lumberjocks.com/Kentuk55/workshop I used osb sheets lengthwise on the bottom, then pegboard lengthwise above it, and finished with osb on the top/upper walls. A friend of mine did his whole interior walls in osb, and painted them bright white. He can just put a nail or screw anywhere, literally to hang anything. I do like the white pegboard. It does make it good and bright. Good luck, I’ll/we’ll be watchin it all come back together.

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

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#3 posted 01-10-2013 03:51 PM

Laney,

Nice new shop space! Congratulations!!!!

-- John -- Racine, WI -- Woodworking..."It's not just a Hobby, it's an Adventure"

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#4 posted 01-10-2013 04:02 PM

Thanks Guys!! I appreciate it….Roger, that’s a nice set up. Thanks for sharing the link..

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi, http://www.asimpledesignofocala.com

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#5 posted 01-10-2013 04:25 PM

That’s cool. Instant building/shop. Is that siding aluminum or wood? Curious if you considered building your own shop versus a prefab. Looking foward to see how you set up the shop.

-- Julian

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WoodJediNTraining

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#6 posted 01-10-2013 05:19 PM

Julian,

The outside is Aluminum siding, the inside has wood framing. I did consider building an addition on to my shop, it really boiled down to time and need, I needed more space but unfortunately didn’t have the time to build one, I would have liked to simply because I could have designed it to specs, but this prefab building is just fine and There is a lot I will do to make it a functional, efficient workshop.

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi, http://www.asimpledesignofocala.com

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#7 posted 01-11-2013 10:02 AM

Hey Bro,
I’m excited for your new shop. Sounds like you got a good plan layed out. I’m going the other route. I’m trying to make things smaller in my shop. But just like you, i need to get organized. So hopefully i get some ideas from you. If you don’t mind.:-)

-- Chad Stanton, Big Chopperoo www.woodchoppintime.com

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