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Blog entry by dkrice posted 12-29-2011 08:36 AM 871 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wow, I didn’t realize I only made one blog entry before now and that was nearly two years ago!

Fast forward a couple of years…

I haven’t been able to do as much with woodworking as I had hoped but that will soon change I hope! My wife and I will soon be closing on our new home. One of the best features is the 23×29 workshop attached to the garage! Plenty of room to set up all the power tools and not have to move things around all the time to use them all.

I’ll try and get back to post more later and bring you all up to speed on the things I’ve made. In the meantime, here’s a picture of my soon-to-be shop! It needs a little electrical work done before it’s fully up to speed but a good friend of mine and I will be able to get it up to par in no time!

And, yes, this is a dedicated workshop. No vehicles are parked inside it at all. It even has a small corner office.

Check back soon. I’ll be sure to keep you all updated!

Later,
Keith

-- Keith in Texas



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Tootles

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#1 posted 12-29-2011 10:36 AM

That looks like a nice big space. Enjoy it.

-- I may have lost my marbles, but I still have my love of woodworking

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Nighthawk

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#2 posted 12-29-2011 11:13 AM

lucky… look forward to seeing the development

-- Rome wasn't built in a day... but I wasn't on that job? ... http://www.wackywoodworks.co.nz

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 12-29-2011 09:38 PM

That looks like a fine space for a nice shop. It beats the hell out of the size of my shop. I hope the building of your shop goes well and wish you the best. Keep us posted on your progress.

helluvawreck

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-- 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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#4 posted 12-29-2011 09:40 PM

Looks like good space ,look forward to more shots as you progress.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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NBeener

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#5 posted 12-29-2011 09:42 PM

Keith:

In order to avoid the inevitable long lines … I’m just going to go ahead and hate you, now … if that’s alright with you ;-)

Congrats, and …. DO keep us posted !

-- -- Neil

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559dustdesigns

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#6 posted 12-29-2011 09:59 PM

Wow, I agree with neil.
I wish I was moving in a new space, good luck.
I see you have a support post right in the middle of your new space.
I have two posts in my shop that I found to be challenging when laying out my shop.
I’m anxious to see your layout.
Keep us (POSTED). LOL

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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dkrice

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#7 posted 12-30-2011 03:25 AM

You crack me up, Neil!

I’ll be sure to post some better pics after the move and as things progress. In the meantime, here are a few moreā€¦

Keith

-- Keith in Texas

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#8 posted 12-30-2011 03:43 AM

Looks awesome!!!

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

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