Transforming a garage to a shop

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Blog series by Darryl Jones updated 11-14-2012 02:05 AM 2 parts 3893 reads 26 comments total

Part 1: Beginning to understand

10-14-2012 12:59 AM by Darryl Jones | 20 comments »

Ok so I have had a “shop” in my garage for years that has always been more of an inefficient mess than a shop. I have unsuccessfully tried many times to clean, organize, streamline, etc this space. I had even given up on the fact that it could be done at all, content to work in a mess constantly picking up things off the floor and looking for things placed hap-hazardly due to a lack of an actual home for it. In the past I have tried to remove everything all at once, shift thing...

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Part 2: Progress

11-14-2012 02:05 AM by Darryl Jones | 6 comments »

Okay so I was thinking about how unorganized the garage was and where I should start. So after looking at many of your organized tidy shops I noticed that the table saw usually takes center stage, so I moved my saw to the center of the garage which freed up a lot of wall space. You might have noticed that my planer is directly in front of the saw, this is just for storage. This and the lathe are the only two tools that have to be rolled out in the driveway to use. The planer is ...

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