Zeppelinator's Workshop

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Workshop by Zeppelinator posted 04-17-2012 02:45 AM 1591 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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I work from home in a three car garage. I got tired of renting space and moving every few years due to wacky landlords. It is about 1000 square feet which is a lot smaller than the 5000 I was in. It required quite a bit of planning and new equipment purchases to make it work. My main machine is my Felder sliding table saw with a built in shaper with power feed. I highly recommend this machine, it has changed the way I work for the better and makes everything go more smoothly with high accuracy. I also have a combo planer/jointer made by MiniMax, it is the 16 elite series with a tersa head. Again a great machine for a smaller shop.

I do a lot of veneering so I have a vacuum bag setup fulltime at eye level with lumber storage beneath for my current project. This room doubles as my spray room so everything is on wheels in case I need a bit of extra room.

I have full dust collection, gas heater, AC, wood stove and quad sound so it is a pleasure to work in and very comfortable

-- Thom, Westport,

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#1 posted 04-17-2012 02:58 AM

Welcome to Ljs
You have some very impressive equipment and good shop space too.

-- wood crafting & classes

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#2 posted 04-17-2012 05:19 AM

I would take your shop doors over the machinery any day. Nice place…............

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

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#3 posted 04-17-2012 05:23 AM

Thanks Mike and James. I replaced an old garage door with three french doors that all swing out of the way. Two are on a piano hinge and fold up. I have always loved glass transoms and added the different stained glass to spice it up a bit. Eventually I will re shingle the whole thing and change all the trim to black.

-- Thom, Westport,

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#4 posted 04-17-2012 11:20 AM

You have a very nice shop and do nice work. Welcome to Lumberjocks.


-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#5 posted 04-17-2012 02:06 PM

Great looking shop, thats an amazing looking saw. Welcome.

-- - Martin

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