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Don W

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I built this 24×40 Pole barn in 2010. I only waited about 30 years, but finally!!

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


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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 1171 days ago

This is certainly a good looking shop that you have put together. It looks like a nice place just to hang out and make some sawdust. I have always thought that having a stand alone shop is the way to go.

Thanks for the pictures. I enjoyed taking a tour of your shop.

And, by the way, let me welcome you to LJs as well. It is good to have you on-board as a member of the group.

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

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Splinterman

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#2 posted 1171 days ago

Now that is one cool set-up…well done.

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redryder

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#3 posted 1169 days ago

I like that low rider car port and nicely organized shop…......

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

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Beginningwoodworker

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#4 posted 1163 days ago

Nice workshop.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 1163 days ago

That’s a great building and a really nice shop. Congratulations.

-- 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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jjw5858

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#6 posted 865 days ago

Haaaaa…......I think I just entered woodworking…....NIRVANA….. nice setup!

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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Don W

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#7 posted 865 days ago

thanks jjw5858. It was a long time coming, but worth the wait.

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

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Don W

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#8 posted 847 days ago

I thought I’d finally listen to my wife and clean my shop. I figured while it was reasonably clean I’d snap a few shots.

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

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RGtools

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#9 posted 811 days ago

Nice window seat you have there.

-- Make furniture that lasts as long as the tree - Ryan

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Brandon

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#10 posted 811 days ago

Wow, Don. I have shop envy now. :-) That looks like a great place spend the day.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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TechRedneck

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#11 posted 811 days ago

This shop looks like it is actually used. Nice stuff there.

-- Mike.... West Virginia. "Man is a tool using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.". T Carlyle

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#12 posted 811 days ago

I love that window bench, too. Wished I had more windows, better view, some of those hand tools, etc. etc. etc… Very nice, Don! :-)

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

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Brit

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#13 posted 811 days ago

Superb Don. You could run courses in that shop. Book me onto the first one.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

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DaddyZ

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#14 posted 811 days ago

Very Well Organized, Love the Window !!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#15 posted 811 days ago

Yeah, nice view and I need to make me one of those air hose reals.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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