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New Shop #5: Finished (more or less)

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Blog entry by johnstoneb posted 06-07-2013 10:05 PM 1193 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 4: We have access (the stairs are in) Part 5 of New Shop series Part 6: Working in it »

Yesterday I finished painting the loft and started on the stair railing. The heat got me about the middle of the afternoon (first 90+ day) I had a beer and went at it this morning again. Trimmed out the room and windows and finished the stair railing.
I am as finished as this is going to be for awhile. I still need to put more light in the loft and finish installing the stove but those can wait until fall. Time to start working some projects and get tools placed where they will work the best.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID



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whitebeast88

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#1 posted 06-07-2013 10:53 PM

very nice great shop.glad you got everything about how you want it.looks great…

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Roger

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#2 posted 06-07-2013 11:33 PM

Nice. You’ll have lotsa fun in there.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#3 posted 06-07-2013 11:39 PM

A woodworkers man cave for sure. Enjoy!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#4 posted 06-08-2013 05:33 PM

Congrats on your new shop. It looks great. I’m sure you will spend many enjoyable hours in it.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 10-05-2013 04:32 PM

Very nice. 16×24? That’s what I was aiming on size for future big shop. Seems like it would work for me. The loft would be excellent bonus.

-- Justin - the tugboat woodworker - " nothing changed me like the first shnick from a well sharpened, decent hand plane"

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johnstoneb

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#6 posted 10-05-2013 09:36 PM

It works for me. I have room for an outfeed/assembly table off the table saw. I’m not using the loft to its full potential either.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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