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Workshop by dmoney posted 04-18-2010 11:29 PM 1210 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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basement garage.
nice sized space (to me) but low ceiling.
Also has the breaker box for the house in it so if I ever need 220 it should be pretty easy.
sorry for the mess but this is usually what it looks like!

-- Derek, Iowa

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#1 posted 04-18-2010 11:45 PM


Nice shop. A little mess goes with getting things done.

Thanks for sharing.

P.S. My Mom lives in Avoce Iowa south west of you on I-80.

-- Rick Gustafson - Lost Creek Ranch - Colorado County, Texas

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#2 posted 04-19-2010 02:03 AM

Derek, this is a pretty nice shop that you have to work in. Like Rick said, you can’t get anything done without creating some mess. My shop gets fairly disordered when I am in the middle of a build and every hand tool I own seems to migrate to my assembly bench which, in turn, leaves no room to assemble the project. I also like the idea of storing plywood and lumber together as you have done in your shop. To me this saves shop space and keeps both the sheet goods and hardwood organized.

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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#3 posted 04-19-2010 04:18 AM

Hey Derek,
Cool shop.

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#4 posted 04-19-2010 04:35 AM

Looks like a fun place.

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#5 posted 04-19-2010 04:50 AM

nice set up, the door leading to the house looks great i don’t know if you did it but nice job. You also need to extendt your saw too nice idea adding the unifence to it, that is one good fence.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#6 posted 04-19-2010 02:45 PM

i love my unifence. I’m contemplating building a mobile tablesaw cabinet for the delta contractor’s saw and unifence. could put a router plate in there too. So many projects, so little time. As you can see I’ve been busy with the adirondack chairs.

Someday I also hope to make a real workbench (with a woodworker’s vice!) That’s a belt sander that has been mounted in my bench vise, it looks kinda funny but works very well.

-- Derek, Iowa

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#7 posted 12-03-2010 06:31 AM

Nice space, you should be able to do most things in there, Steve in Oregon

-- Steve in Oregon,

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