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New Shop - from the ground , up. #12: Almost done?

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Blog entry by curliejones posted 02-20-2015 11:57 AM 1709 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 11: The annex? Part 12 of New Shop - from the ground , up. series Part 13: Cooling the Workshop »

A few pics to update this chronicle. Lights, huge workbench, awning, and concrete apron all recently done. I waited 2-1/2 weeks for curing then moved the camper in. That’s how the whole thing started anyway. If you buy a camper…... voila, a new shop!

-- Like Guy Clark sez - "Sometimes I use my head, Sometimes I get a bigger hammer"



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pretzer

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#1 posted 02-20-2015 01:19 PM

A couple of old tractors wood sure look good in the open part.

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curliejones

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#2 posted 02-20-2015 02:52 PM

I have a couple of loads of soil to move around after building this thing, so the dream of a tractor is there. In my dream, not necessarily old, but one with a front end loader and a blade for the rear. It seems, I dream in orange or green a lot!

-- Like Guy Clark sez - "Sometimes I use my head, Sometimes I get a bigger hammer"

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 02-20-2015 06:50 PM

Wow!. That is a great shop building.

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

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

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curliejones

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#4 posted 02-20-2015 08:50 PM

Greetings, helluvawreck aka Charles.
Thanks for the link. I just checked out your shop build blog and WOW! to you too! I did not finish the inside, just painted the framing before construction and the sheeting inside after. That’s quite a spread of tools that you have to do “research” for your business. How has organization of space been? looks like you’ve had a year since your last shop build entry. I was also happy to see the link to hand tools since that’s the direction I’m flirting with currently. I just ordered a few chisels and a couple of pull saws and plan to build a workbench this calendar year. I noticed a fine looking bench in your stable. a Sjoberg?
Best 2 U, curliejones

-- Like Guy Clark sez - "Sometimes I use my head, Sometimes I get a bigger hammer"

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Roger

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#5 posted 02-20-2015 10:07 PM

A few whoop whoops and a couple o yee-hahs. New shops are alway fun and awesome. One step at a time. Lookin good

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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NormG

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#6 posted 02-22-2015 01:57 AM

Yeah, congrats

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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