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Shop is half of a free standing metal building that was long awaited, until after my last child graduated from college. It is pretty much a basic shop with chop saw, joiner, planer, lathe, drill press, band saw and table saw. I tend to build more outdoor furniture type projects (adirondack chairs, rocking chairs and a variety of picnic tables), however I intend to move more into finer furniture as I have more time.

-- Ray, Auburn, Alabama


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#1 posted 1089 days ago

That’s a nice lookin Jet….....

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

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Splinterman

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#2 posted 1089 days ago

Hey Ray,
Cool looking set-up and nice toys…good job.

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 1088 days ago

Ray, you have a good looking shop and put together a nice collection of tools to play with. Thanks for the picture.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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donalre

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#4 posted 1088 days ago

Thanks for all the nice comments. Sorry i could not reply sooner but Internet Service was disrupted by stomrs that came through here last night.

-- Ray, Auburn, Alabama

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DonH

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#5 posted 1088 days ago

Hi Ray

Looks like you are well equipped to take on those future fine furniture projects. Look forward to future posts as you turn them out.

All the best

Don

-- DonH Orleans Ontario

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Bertha

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#6 posted 1088 days ago

Nice building with some nice tools. Congratulations! The wait was worth it. I have jointer envy :)

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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sawblade1

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#7 posted 1088 days ago

Great shop :)

-- Proverbs Ch:3 vs 5,6,7 Trust in the lord with all thine heart and lean not unto your own understanding but in all your ways aknowledge him and he shall direct your path elmerthomas81@neo.rr.com

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Jras

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#8 posted 1088 days ago

Nice looking shop! That looks like an aweful nice TV for a shop! If I had a television like that in my shop, I don’t think there would ever be a need to go in the house.

great workspace

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donalre

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#9 posted 1088 days ago

TV was a refurbished one at a great price. Perfect for keeping up with Auburn Football and NASCAR while working on weekends.

-- Ray, Auburn, Alabama

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cabs4less

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#10 posted 1079 days ago

great shop I envy the rooler supports on your planner better than running aroung to catch the trailing end

-- As Best I Can

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WoodSparky

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#11 posted 1079 days ago

Ray, I picked up on that Lathe Duplicator. How does it work for you and what type?
It is something on my wish list.

Tom

-- So Many tools, So little time

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donalre

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#12 posted 1078 days ago

Tom,

The Lathe duplicator is a Vega. It works great for me in building rocking chairs and getting the legs to match without having time to try and match each leg individually. I can hand turn on the backside of the lathe without taking the duplicator off.

Ray

-- Ray, Auburn, Alabama

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Beginningwoodworker

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#13 posted 1061 days ago

Ray, thats a nice looking shop.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#14 posted 1061 days ago

Wow, Ray, there ain’t nothin’ short about your shop. The building is very nice and you have some wonderful equipment. You could build anything that you want to in that shop.

-- 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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JDJ

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#15 posted 1058 days ago

Whoa your shop has me drooling. You could build anything in there.

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