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#1 posted 08-28-2010 07:21 PM
William, your shop sounds interesting. How about posting some pictures when you get an opportunity to do so. I would enjoy taking a tour of your shop.
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
#2 posted 08-29-2010 01:54 AM
I will be posting some photos as soon as I get a chance.
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#3 posted 08-29-2010 11:17 AM
Hey Bill,Pics would be great.
#4 posted 08-30-2010 07:20 AM
Hey Bill,The wait was worth it…..what a great tour of a real cool shop…and well written too.You have some great toys in there to play with…well done.
#5 posted 08-30-2010 12:56 PM
William, this is a pretty neat shop that you have to work in. It looks like you have plenty of room in there and I have always thought that a stand alone shop is the way to go. I get yelled at occasionally when I “forget” and start up my planer too early in the morning.
You have some nice tools to play with as well. I would enjoy working in there. If I am ever in your area I will certainly take you up on the invite.
Thanks for the pictures. I enjoyed touring your shop.
#6 posted 08-30-2010 04:29 PM
Thanks Splint and Bill. Either of you are welcome to visit anytime. I tried to write the tour as if you were actually visiting, and I do like company. Since all my back problems began some years back (broke spine in six places in a car wreck), I don’t get much company. It’s just me, my tools and the wood. I am lucky to have the stand alone shop. Also, it is far enough away from other houses that I work a lot in the summer at night. I have planed wood all night before without any complaints. I did have one piece of oak one time that for some reason came through so loud that I decided to put it away till the daylight hours.
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#7 posted 09-01-2010 05:20 AM
Really enjoyed your narrative and photos of your shop, thanks!
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-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."
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#8 posted 09-01-2010 05:26 AM
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#9 posted 09-04-2010 05:19 AM
Nice shop William. It must be nice to have a shop with AC ( the big wall fan).
-- Have a great day.
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#10 posted 10-25-2010 02:32 AM
William love your shop. When i am Vicksburg way ill give you a call and take you up on that cup of coffee. Ill bring the donuts.
-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com
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#11 posted 11-24-2010 08:28 AM
Nice big shop for making lots of sawdust, thanks for sharing, Steve in Oregon
-- Steve in Oregon,
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#12 posted 03-03-2011 07:22 AM
Hey William, I only see one BIG problem….wood storage. I know where you can store all that wood in the nice dry Mojave Desert. Of course we have a small inventory control problem. he he he And where did you find all that room. Man, I really like your shop. Does that wheelchair mean I can leave mine in the car and use it?lol
#13 posted 03-03-2011 04:04 PM
I keep two wheelchairs in the shop now, so I think you can leave yours in the car. I’ve always had two chairs so that when I get down I’ll have one in good shape for when I go somewhere and another one for when I decide to do things in it I’m not supposed to do anyway (my wife’s words). Then when my Dad passed away last year I was given the wheelchair he’d been using for about the last three years he was around. You can use his. I hope you have long arms. He weighed a lot and had one of those WIDE ones.
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#14 posted 07-10-2011 07:01 PM
hey, is that engine block fer yer newly rebuilt tablesaw??? lol thnx for the shop tour. looks like you’ve got plenty o wood to whittle on
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net
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#15 posted 01-22-2012 06:50 PM
Nice shop mine is always under a different construction project, to make more room. I could only wish for a 40 by 50 shop area.
-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened
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