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Workshop by lewis62 posted 12-31-2011 05:03 PM 993 reads 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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This part of the shop is 30 by 50, there is one more off to side 16 by 50 we use for working on cars and some welding .
1 st pic, is walking in door looking left the assembly, design area.
2nd, is the planer and two sears table saw area roughly center of shop.
3rd, is other side wall , set up with two radial arms a sears 10 in, rockwell 14 in, and hitachi 8 in slide compound on a portable stand, also the 60 gal compressor with pipe ran around shop to at least 6 locations.
4th, is the front wall just to right of entry door , set up area for roting and sanding, 3 belt sanders, 3 midsize routers, 3 palm routers, 4 RO sanders .
5th, is a cabinet that has been there we started putting in all the hand planes in, more to put in , will be a entry on its own later.
6th, is is looking bac to entry door, general work table, with drill press and cab for all the drill bits to left.
We also made a dust collection system out of old street sweeper vac run through shop with 6 inch pipe then reduced down to 4 inch at different stations. It empties out side into a trailer with a truck cap on it so it is enclosed.It can handle the 20 inch grizzly planer , 6 inch grizzly jointer, and the radial arm at same time.
I share this with my father in law Richard .


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DamnYankee

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#1 posted 12-31-2011 05:22 PM

Now that’s a SHOP!

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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LittlePaw

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#2 posted 12-31-2011 06:32 PM

That is a WORKING shop! I ‘ve been using our 2-car garage for my shop and it is crammed so full, I have to move some equipment out on to the drave way so I can work – weather permitting, that is ! ! ! May I ask, what do you make mostly in your shop?

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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redryder

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#3 posted 01-01-2012 09:36 PM

That shop has a lot goin’ on. Dust collection from a street sweeper?? I like it…...........

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

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lewis62

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#4 posted 01-02-2012 12:36 AM

It is mostly a hobby shop where we build things for us. Once in a while manage to do small things for a job.
This is the first two years my two car garage has had room for a car!

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juniorjock

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#5 posted 01-02-2012 01:46 AM

I love the look of your shop. Looks like it has been used for decades (that’s a good thing). Thanks for sharing.

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oldreddog

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#6 posted 01-08-2012 03:16 AM

That who has a nice patina . Love it .

-- oldreddog

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oldreddog

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#7 posted 01-08-2012 02:29 PM

That shop has nice patina.. better use the preview button next time.

-- oldreddog

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 01-08-2012 02:32 PM

Lewis, you’ve got a fine shop. It would be a pleasure to work in your shop.

helluvawreck
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-- 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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lewis62

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#9 posted 01-10-2012 04:22 AM

oldreddog, the shop has a nice patina, its been a shop for over 45 years. What you see is how it looks.

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