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Workshop by akdale posted 08-14-2009 05:30 AM 1213 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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, Ak
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First one and it is a bit smaller than what I need. 12 by 16 shed. In it I have a rigid contractor saw, fixed bench, jet dust collection, sommerfeld router table, drill press, mobile stand with dewalt planer, and an old dresser for storage. Ceilings are 12 ft so moving sheets of plywoord are easy as long as I have the floor space

-- Phil 4:13------Our family motto

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#1 posted 08-14-2009 05:49 AM

sounds good ,
shoot us some pics.

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#2 posted 08-14-2009 06:31 AM

You guys are quick. Pics posted

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#3 posted 08-14-2009 01:13 PM

Hey Arkdsale,
Nice cosy little shop you have there and some nice toy’s to play with…...whats the deal with the truck at the back door.?

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#4 posted 08-14-2009 01:51 PM

You have a nice shop that is well organized as well. That is a pretty good idea for storing hardware and supplies which have in the picture of your dust collector. This keeps them at hand and readily available while making use of vertical space. And having 12 foot ceilings is a bonus not only for handling plywood but it also works for storing lumber vertically. In my shop I have a lumber rack for storing my wood but since everything is stored in rows it is a challenge to get to a piece of lumber in the back of one of the rows. I have often wished I had the headroom to store it as you do in your shop.

Thanks for the pictures. I enjoyed touring your shop.

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

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#5 posted 08-15-2009 05:19 AM

Thanks guys. Splinter man the truck is actually out the front door but just wanted some natural light for the pic. Having the 12ft ceilings does alow me to not cut my lumber when I buy it but wait until I get it home and plan out it’s use.

-- Phil 4:13------Our family motto

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#6 posted 08-19-2009 01:35 AM

nixe shop you want to see small look at mine. Now that is small

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#7 posted 08-19-2009 01:37 AM

good shop looks like alot going on in there

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#8 posted 08-29-2009 05:19 AM

Nice workshop.

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