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Nothing much to say about my shop…a wall mounted bench, a 70’s Radial Arm Saw, and a shop built cabinet…
Note the electrolysis bath taking up space in front of the RAS…and yes, I’m aware that my plane storage is sub-par, but after I get a proper bench built (comming soon), tool storage will be high on my to do list!

-- Jason K


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Mosquito

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#1 posted 638 days ago

Ha! Sub-par plane storage is my specialty… At least yours have a shelf :-)

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods

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lysdexic

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#2 posted 638 days ago

So, what do you have in mind?

One of the first things that I did was fork out some coin for a new circuit and many new outlets. Also, I see that you have a couple incandescent bulbs. I had cheap, humming, cold dim fluorescents. You know the kind that gives your skin a greenish hue like a cadaver. I switched those out for T-8 ballasts with four warmer lights (6500 K?). That made a world of difference.

-- It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe. - Muhammad Ali

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#3 posted 638 days ago

Nice rack, (deer).......................

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

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Don W

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#4 posted 637 days ago

it looks like a good place to work and hang those horns!

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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carguy460

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#5 posted 637 days ago

Thanks guys – yeah, I kinda forgot that rack was in there…dad took that deer in 08 and gave me the rack. That same year I managed to take a 160 class whitetail. Mine is mounted and in the house, while dads deer is stuck in the shop.

Scott – I have terrible lighting in there…that is really what I want to improve first. Even after the bulbs warm up its still quite dark. I’m using a “chicken light”, a clamp on heat lamp when I work. It is better than nothing, but still sucks!

-- Jason K

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mloy365

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#6 posted 637 days ago

It’s a great start. Love the rack.

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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carguy460

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#7 posted 637 days ago

My REAL rack is in the house…couldnt find a pic on my computer of me with the deer to show scale, but:

Someday I’ll have a shop thats worthy of hanging him in…164 inches of antler on that stud…

-- Jason K

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Don W

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#8 posted 637 days ago

as redryder said, Nice rack!!

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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mloy365

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#9 posted 637 days ago

Wow! that’s a nice rack!

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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#10 posted 637 days ago

Jason, next time your are in Lowes check out some of there fluorescent ballasts. I used to hate floured cent light but for the amount light you get it is hard to beat them. Plus with the warmer color bulbs the are great.

The ones I got are the 4 bulb, flush mount with the T8 bulbs. Installation was easy. They are a bit pricy though at about $60.

-- It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe. - Muhammad Ali

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#11 posted 637 days ago

Jason, you’ve got space to work with, and a vision. You’ll get yhere, no doubt in my mind!!! :-)

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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carguy460

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#12 posted 636 days ago

Thanks Scott – I’ll check into that! And thanks everyone for the rack comments…my wife usually is the one who gets that comment, but finally I can compete!

Smit – Perhaps there is vision, but its awfully blurry! Once I get a proper workbench and some nice tool storage built, the vision should clear a bit..

-- Jason K

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helluvawreck

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#13 posted 636 days ago

That’s not a bad looking workshop at all. It has a lot of potential and it sounds like you are going to roll your sleeves up and get going. My workshop is a wreck right now.

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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