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At last i plucked up courage to post my workshop as you can see it’s tiny but the good thing is i know were everything is so i kind of like it but would love a large shop one day

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#1 posted 07-10-2008 11:04 PM

Nice shop!

Thanks for the post


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#2 posted 07-10-2008 11:25 PM

You should check out your fellow countryman Yorkshire Stewart. I think his shop is smaller than yours, but it doesn’t keep him from turning out fantastic work.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 07-10-2008 11:26 PM

Looks like a nice old work bench you’ve got there. If I ever get through cutting plywood, I’ll be able to set up shop in a lot smaller place than what I’ve got. I use have fuzzy dice hanging in my car, but this is the first time I’ve seen them hanging in a work shop. :] Thanks for the post.

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#4 posted 07-10-2008 11:30 PM

Nice Shop!!

Doesn’t look that small to me.


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#5 posted 07-10-2008 11:32 PM


You have a nice looking shop there. I really like the bench. It does look like it has some stories to tell. You have organized your hand tools well- something that is necessary for those of us who have limited shop space.

Thanks for the tour. I enjoyed visiting with you.

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#6 posted 07-10-2008 11:42 PM

thanks guys

It means a lot to me

the bench scott is abiut 100 years old it needs some TLC which i intend to do soon my table saw is tucked away on wheels and i also have a dewalt dw733 that sits underneath my work bench

charlie i have spoken with stuart as we share a love for making boxes but im not even close to his league so i wont be posting just yet


-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#7 posted 07-11-2008 12:40 AM

nice shop. i love that old workbench!

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#8 posted 07-12-2008 02:23 AM

Shops like yours are great to hole up in on rainy weekends and wintry days. My first shop was much like yours including the brick walls. Brings back good times. bbqKing

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#9 posted 07-12-2008 04:42 PM

That shop looks very functional to me… it reminds me of my first shop. It was about 3/4 that size. It was in an old garage and wasn’t insulated. I like to froze to death… but those were the days. It’s not the size of the shop that matters, it’s the woodworker in it! It looks great, Andy, thanks for posting it!

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#10 posted 10-11-2009 06:33 PM

Nice shop with nice storage and hand tool tills. The old workbench proves that you have spent hundreds of hours using it.
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#11 posted 10-11-2009 07:04 PM

Looks about the size of my machine shop Andy .well done.I love the workbench brother.Have fun pal keep in touch kindest regards .Alistair

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#12 posted 10-11-2009 09:25 PM

A great shop. Let us see the bench when cleaned up.

-- 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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#13 posted 10-11-2009 09:41 PM

Guys thank you for your coments

Woodworm its great that your visiting LJ’s workshops

Karson i don’t intend on cleaning the work bench its suppose to be nearly 100 years old but that is debatable i just love the thought that a true craftmans used the bench before i got my grubby mits on it LOL….i have a great love for used and old tools that have history

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#14 posted 12-27-2009 04:33 PM

Now that is a nicely used work bench.
Thanks for posting.

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