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Workshop by joshtank posted 01-04-2011 11:27 PM 1653 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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About 2005 the garage used to have exposed rafters and studs. I insulated it and put up wall panels, put a ceiling in for attic space. I ran power out to the garage from the house with a box in the garage. One breaker for ceiling outlets for lights. One breaker for in-wall AC unit on music side. One breaker for north side, one for south side. About 2010 I added a wall down the middle of the building. It’s one half woodshop and one half music room / bicycle storage. I got tired of my drums and recording gear getting dusty.

I recently flipped the shop around and put on a small addition for the dust collector. I also built a simple cart for cut offs. It rolls away and sheet good go behind that.

-- Josh - Jacksonville, FL -

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#1 posted 01-05-2011 03:31 AM

Josh, it looks like you have put together a pretty nice shop in which to work. You appear to have arranged it well and have it well organized. Thanks for the tour.

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

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#2 posted 01-06-2011 06:25 AM

Thanks for the photos, looks kind of narrow like mine is, but farther along,, Steve in Oregon

-- Steve in Oregon,

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#3 posted 01-07-2011 07:26 AM

Hey Josh,
Nice little functional shop…good one.

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#4 posted 01-07-2011 10:00 PM

You’ve come a LONG way from exposed studs for sure! Love the campaign sign… Political or not, Nugent rocks…

-- My workshop blog can be found at, YouTube Channel

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#5 posted 03-25-2011 09:30 PM

Josh, thats a nice shop.

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#6 posted 03-31-2011 07:32 AM

Well done Josh, I just saw your video. Thought I stop by here for a look. Appears you have a place for the great escape.
Those last three posters up there I recognize from my shop pics and about every other shop on the site I’ve seen. They get around.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#7 posted 06-14-2011 06:26 PM

Nice shop And thanks for the tour with the video :)

-- 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

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#8 posted 06-14-2011 07:38 PM

Josh, you really have a nice shop. You seem to have a lot of room and some good equipment too. Nice going.

-- 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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