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Blog entry by WoodJediNTraining posted 580 days ago 1659 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am remodeling the old workshop to turn it into an assembly and finish building. I have a new 12×24 building that will be turned into the main shop. Here is a look at the transition and some discussion on whats to come. I started by removing everything from the shop, then with a little help The walls got furred out, then White pegboard was hung. A great solution for small shops, it gives you the opportunity to use the vertical space

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



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a1Jim

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#1 posted 580 days ago

Good progress nice work.
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-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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559dustdesigns

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#2 posted 580 days ago

Nice video. I have shop built by the previous owner of our home. He install white peg board on all four walls. I was lucky he left a lot of hooks for the peg board. I like the way you are planning to utilize the space in between studs for storage shelves. I got a pair of inwall speakers installed in the shop, my shop tunes improved and I didn’t give up much space in the shop.

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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Summers Woodworking

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#3 posted 580 days ago

Yeah, looks real nice Laney!

-- Making Extraordinary Furnishings

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 580 days ago

It looks like you are really coming along with it. Nice work and video.

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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Roger

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#5 posted 580 days ago

Comin along nicely Laney. Is that a zip tool you used to cut the pegboard? Are those recessed areas for your finishes on an outside wall? Will cold air during the winter mess with the finish products?? OH, nevermind, I forgot where you are located.;..scratch the last 2 questions..lol The spot for dowels, etc., good idea. I was fine throughout the whole video, until you mentioned haircut…...... then, I got a little nervous… hehehe Carry on.

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

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WoodJediNTraining

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#6 posted 579 days ago

Thanks guys.. Roger, yes they are on outside walls, there is insulating foam sealing any cracks making it air tight and there is a thin layer of insulation in the recesses, you will get to see how I build and install the cabinets in next weeks video… Cold air can mess with finishes, even in Florida..lol so I took measures to prevent that from happening.

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

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WoodJediNTraining

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#7 posted 579 days ago

and yes Roger that was a Roto Zip with a tracer bit in it.

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

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Roger

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#8 posted 579 days ago

It’s always exciting to do what you’re doing. It’ll be like havin a new shop, because, well, it’ll be a new shop.

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

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