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Lol…its not really THAT small…the picture is the cathouse shown in the video.

OK…I figured that I would make you all feel good by comparison. My shop “workshopette” my wife calls it, is about as small as you can go and still call it a shop. I do manage to build some fun stuff though. The morris chair is underway and a stand up paddleboard paddle for my brother is going to start soon.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org





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markrules

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#1 posted 2649 days ago

I think you might have the highest ratio of power tools per square foot!

Great tour, and good looking arbors!

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Bob Babcock

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#2 posted 2649 days ago

Lol…wait until the new bandsaw arrives this week.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org

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mot

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#3 posted 2649 days ago

Hmmm…I just watched this someplace else! LOL

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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oscorner

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#4 posted 2648 days ago

That was a nice turning on the lathe. What is it for? My father has a miter box the same as the one you cherished that your grandfather and father used. You have a lovely garden, deck and the water sounded very relaxing as you crossed the bridge. Thanks for the tour.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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Bob Babcock

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#5 posted 2648 days ago

Lol…I posted the video here by mistake then posted it to the blogs. Sorry for the confusion…deja vu, all over again.

The lathe turning was just something I was messing around with trying out the lathe. I tried turning a piece of Lyptus but the belt was wrong and it started slipping. I need to get some new parts for the lathe but it should be very servicable. I picked it up for $30 with a box of about 10 nice turning gouges and 5 carving chisels….gotta love a find like that.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org

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jockmike2

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#6 posted 2648 days ago

Great video, you’re right that shop is smaller than mine and mine is pretty small, you could’nt swing a dead cat around in mine. jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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TomFran

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#7 posted 2567 days ago

Bob,
I think my shop is about the same size as yours. It’s amazing that we can build anything, but then we are blest to have a shop of any size.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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Bob Babcock

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#8 posted 2567 days ago

I love my shop when the weather is good. When its not I have to limit what I work on. I would love to have the layout space, a bench, multiple workstation setups and all that but I would still need to be able to open the shop up enough to bring the outdoors in. Nothing like a cool breeze blowing through.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org

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trucker12349

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#9 posted 2088 days ago

Bob, You are one lucky guy. Your wife must be extraordinary if she lets you have your own “cathouse” in the back yard. Doe’s she have a sister, lol

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