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Workshop by okwoodshop posted 11-04-2009 12:58 AM 1406 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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I was going to clean up but when I found these pics already on my PC I said what the heck thats about as good as it gets. when I first started I had a 10×12 shed then built this. It is 20×30 and felt like a castle when I first moved in. Now it is like my britches, need to be bigger. I rarely don’t have a project started, although it may set idol for long periods before I finish. This is my second winter to heat with the wood stove and I love it.Upstairs I have a loft for storing some of my lumber. I have large windows on each end of the loft which let air flow through and in the summer is almost like kiln. I must like as I sure do spend a lot of time out there. Anyone this way is welcome to stop by.

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#1 posted 11-04-2009 01:09 AM

Duane, this is a nice shop that you have to work in. It is nice to have a separate storage area for your lumber, especially one that will keep it dry. It looks a little difficut to get to it since you have to go up and down a ladder but I can empathize with you. I have been storing some of my lumber in the attic since I have run out of room in my lumber rack and have to take boards up the ladder ( and get them back down) one at a time. I like the glass that you have in the door. This admits a lot of natural light which I would rather work under.

You have some nice tools in there to play with and it looks like you have plenty of space between the individual tool stations to work and move around. I would feel at home working in there.

Thanks for the pictures. I enjoyed the tour. If I ever get down your way I will look you up.

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

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#2 posted 11-04-2009 01:32 AM

Very nice shop you have there, I like the loft idea. As for the space issue I think others will agree with me on this one, no matter how big your shop is you always catch yourself saying “if I just had more space” Thanks for the post.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#3 posted 11-04-2009 02:59 AM

Nice shop. And it looks like a great heat source and recycle obliterater.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#4 posted 11-04-2009 04:16 AM

Super looking shop Duanne and lots of good tools too.

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 11-04-2009 11:01 AM

Hey Duanne,
Nice set-up and some great tools… your cyclone filter too…sweet.

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#6 posted 11-04-2009 04:07 PM

Thanks everyone,my apologies to scrappy for the wood stove LOL

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#7 posted 11-04-2009 05:11 PM

Nice shop. LOVE the wood stove. Great way to eliminate evidence of the goofs…

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#8 posted 01-05-2011 01:33 AM

Your radial arm saw blade looks like it on backwards….

After close inspection, it’s an optical illusion.

Nice shop!

-- Childress Woodworks

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