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This is my small shop here in ohio. My shop is a one car garage that is connected to the house. I don’t have all of the garage to my self there storage in the other half. I have a lathe from harbor freight I like it a lot but sometimes the tailstock slips when tightening the work down, A lot of my tools are from HFT. I got the belt and disk that someone gave me for free!! Lumber storage is just stacked in the corner. notice the welding helmets, I can do some stick welding hardly do any more because I like woodworking a lot better but it’s nice to have. I hope that you can get ideas from my shop it’s small I try to keep it organized as possible.
Thanks for looking!!


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TheDane

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#1 posted 01-19-2011 04:28 PM

Thanks for posting!

How do you like the HF lathe … any problems or comments on it?

—Gerry

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 01-19-2011 04:33 PM

You have a wonderful little shop and it looks like it would be a pleasure to work in. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 01-19-2011 08:13 PM

You do have a good looking shop that is neat, orderly and well organized. You also have added some nice cabinetry in there that give you quite a bit of storage space. And this does look like a shop that would be fun to work in.

Thanks for the tour. I enjoyed visiting your shop.

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

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captbbrooks

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#4 posted 01-20-2011 02:05 AM

Great shop I see you like working with metal to, all good stuff thanks for the tour.

-- Brian Brooks, Maine

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Splinterman

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#5 posted 01-20-2011 03:42 AM

Hey Geek,
Nice little set-up with a cool selection of toys…good job.

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Mike

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#6 posted 01-20-2011 04:07 AM

hey brother, i have the same lathe and i love it. Did you get the warranty with it? If not, go back and do it. I’ve traded mine in 4 times now and all they want is $50 for a new warranty. HFT rocks. That is Absolutely the best lathe for the money. I use mine everyday and tend to go through bearings about once a year. Just be careful with the toolrest, they break fairly easy, just round your big blanks before putting it on. I do it with a hand planer.
Nice shop man

-- One does things through mania, through obsession, through an automatic need that escapes understanding.

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sawblade1

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#7 posted 01-20-2011 04:13 AM

Great shop man :) Welcome to LJ’s, Great to have another from Ohio :)

-- Proverbs Ch:3 vs 5,6,7 Trust in the lord with all thine heart and lean not unto your own understanding but in all your ways aknowledge him and he shall direct your path elmerthomas81@neo.rr.com

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videogeekrichard

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#8 posted 01-21-2011 04:20 AM

Hey Matthew!! It’s Richard here! love you profile page!! you’re an amazing guy! ;) can’t wait to see you sometime soon!

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redryder

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#9 posted 01-21-2011 08:56 AM

This looks like a shop where things get done….I like it

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

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Woodwrecker

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#10 posted 03-16-2011 06:40 PM

I’d be right at home in your shop Matt.
I bet you get plenty of hours of fun & relaxation in there.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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