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Just my temporary confines. Want to make most of you proud of what you have. It’s a 20×20 attached garage that’s more like a 16×16. Because I am trying to put together tools for building big projects. They do not fit very well in here. As time goes on, you will hopefully see my advancements.

The last picture is some boxes, but not yet finished. Spare time projects.

Stay tuned for exiting updates.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.


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DIYaholic

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#1 posted 06-29-2014 04:53 PM

Glad to see you trying to keep 74 happy….
I know the commute would be tough…. but you can come by & use my shop!!!
Do you have an ETA on a new shop?

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#2 posted 06-29-2014 05:10 PM

You have been accomplishing much with the current shop you have Monte. I know it will definitely get bigger and fancier

-- We all must start somewhere in our journey of doing what we love to do.

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Don Broussard

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#3 posted 06-29-2014 05:10 PM

So, is THIS where the “two boards” were assembled? Do you have the plans for your new shop? When you have it ready for construction, put out a notice of a labor need for your shop raising. I owe myself a trip to the Black Hills anyway.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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doubleDD

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#4 posted 06-29-2014 05:30 PM

You have more room than me. Things just seem to workout.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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cajunpen

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#5 posted 06-29-2014 05:33 PM

Monte it is very interesting watching you on your journey to recovery. You are doing better than most would have done. Stay strong my friend, you WILL prevail!

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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CFrye

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#6 posted 06-29-2014 06:03 PM

Baby steps Monte! You might improve your dust extraction on the miter saw if you opened the window! ;-b Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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degoose

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#7 posted 06-29-2014 08:16 PM

From small beginnings….

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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JL7

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#8 posted 06-29-2014 08:26 PM

Hey Monte – it may be crowded, but you sure can crank the work out of there…....One tip, maybe open the window behind the miter saw and you’ve solved one dust problem!!

Can’t wait to see the new shop…..keep on truckin’...

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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jaykaypur

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#9 posted 06-29-2014 09:19 PM

You are a “machine” in the way you put out projects. Wish I was that fast. You got a lotta great boxes there to pull from too ! Nice pics.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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lightcs1776

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#10 posted 06-29-2014 09:23 PM

A lot bigger than my little area, Monte. And you produce many fine projects.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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bowtie

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#11 posted 06-29-2014 10:18 PM

Monte you do amazing work, I know things are crowded now but it takes time and MONEY!
I thought I was the only one with an inch or five of sawdust on everything.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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JoeinGa

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#12 posted 06-29-2014 10:19 PM

At least you have some covered (and protected) space to work in now. As they say … “It’s a start”

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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Gene Howe

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#13 posted 06-29-2014 10:36 PM

How you produce so many great, and large, pieces in such a small space is amazing. You are undoubtedly efficient and everything seems at hand.
How is the new shop coming? Insurance giving you grief?

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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Roger

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#14 posted 06-29-2014 10:45 PM

That’s a big ole stack o box joints, and big ole stack o boxes … LOL. You’re doing more production than I can think of doing. Keep makin dust buddy. Work/Play safe.

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

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Sandra

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#15 posted 06-29-2014 11:17 PM

Considering what your shop looked like after the fire, you’ve come a long way Monte.
And it hasn’t slowed your production down at all.
Thanks for the tour. (compliance noted :)

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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