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Welcome to Martysville. A piece of dirt on the upper northside of Martinsville, in the high class redneck district. Now that we are thru the holidays and the sawdust has had a chance to settle a bit, I figured it would be a good time to show you the WoodShack. It is a 32 by 24 foot area with my wood shop taking a bit over 2/3 of that.

My toys consists of: Craftsman 10” table saw, Craftsman 10” radial arm saw, Craftsman 12” band saw, Craftsman 1” belt & 4” belt sanders, 4 Craftsman routers (1/4” & 1/2”), Delta 12” planer, Delta scroll saw, Rockwell/Delta shaper, Buffalo 6” jointer, Guardian Power drill press, and a generic wood lathe (hey, don’t laugh, I’ve had it about 20 years and it gets the job done).

I’ve enjoyed creating things since I was a young critter and developed that into a woodworking hobby that ranges from toys to cabinetry to what ever the imagination brings…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....


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StumpyNubs

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#1 posted 01-26-2012 10:13 PM

sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet!

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#2 posted 01-26-2012 10:52 PM

That is a nice-looking shop you have there.

-- “While the world with closed eyes sleeps, The sky knows and weeps - steel rain. ” ― Nathan Bell

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Dave

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#3 posted 01-26-2012 10:55 PM

Very nice woodshack. Where is the coffee pot? And double doors that you can role up when the weather is good.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#4 posted 01-27-2012 01:52 AM

as Stumpy said: saww-weeeeeeet

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DamnYankee

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#5 posted 01-27-2012 03:02 AM

Love the S P A C E !

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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Bagtown

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#6 posted 01-27-2012 05:54 AM

Pretty clean. Is it always that way, or is this just for the pictures?
Looks like a great place to work in.

Mike

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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DamnYankee

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#7 posted 03-02-2012 01:33 PM

Box – I think I have the same RAS – 1976 10” Craftsman

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boxcarmarty

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#8 posted 03-02-2012 01:39 PM

Rob, I picked that up in an auction a couple of years ago. It’s been a good one. I removed the electronic panel ‘cuz mice had got in there and chewed it up. The wife is suppose to fix it…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#9 posted 03-02-2012 02:51 PM

Good shop and some good tools too.

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 03-02-2012 05:10 PM

Marty, you have a really nice shop. It looks like it would be a pleasure to work in ir.

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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boxcarmarty

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#11 posted 03-03-2012 03:44 AM

Thanks A1Jim…..

Thanks Charles, I’m gradually getting it in order and hanging drywall. I think I spend more time there then I do in the house…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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DIYaholic

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#12 posted 07-06-2012 11:51 PM

I’m touring all the Nubber’s workshops, but I thought I’d look at your “Museum” also!!! I have a few questions, if you please.

Q1: Where did the A/C get installed?
Q2: Where is the silicone “girlfriend”?
Q3: Why is there a lawn tractor in your workshop, err I mean museum?

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#13 posted 08-07-2012 02:33 PM

Nice space. Lots of room and lots of fun toys :)

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boxcarmarty

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#14 posted 08-07-2012 10:48 PM

Thanks Angie, It has a few more toys and a lot less room now. I need to stop long enough and post some new pics one of these days…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#15 posted 08-07-2012 10:52 PM

Marty, more sawdust in your shop now? >:-3)D

-- My terrible signature...

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