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Project by Ron Messersmith posted 02-28-2012 01:01 AM 3911 views 3 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are some photos depicting the typical condition of my woodshop. I can have as many as 30 projects underway at a time so the shop can get pretty messy real quick. I try to keep it fairly clean and organized for safety reason but I still allow to get out of control occassionally!!

-- Jupiter





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 02-28-2012 01:35 AM

Great looking shop Ron I like all that cool equipment too.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-28-2012 01:37 AM

Ron, nice shop and equipment! What brand combination TS do you have?

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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#3 posted 02-28-2012 01:52 AM

I need a shop that size, nice setup.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#4 posted 02-28-2012 02:35 AM

All that really nice equipment must make you very proud. Real nice setup

-- Norman

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#5 posted 02-28-2012 03:26 AM

NICE, NICE, NICE!! You have a great shop and some really nice tools. Thanks for sharing.

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#6 posted 02-28-2012 03:38 AM

Super looking shop, and you have some very nice projects you have posted. Thanks for sharing. And welcome to lumber jocks, home of a great and talented bunch of guys and gals, always willing to help.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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Ron Messersmith

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#7 posted 02-28-2012 04:05 AM

Hi Steve,
My table saw combination is a MiniMax CU 300. I traded in all my Powermatic Machines for this one for a smaller footprint in the shop. Except for the space saved, I regret changing over. I don’t like the right tilting arbor. If I have a problem with the machine (and I have on 2 occassions), I have to have a tech rep come all the way up to Washington State from Houston, Tx to work on it. I couldn’t even find a local machine shop who could replace the drive chain for the infeed rollers on the thickness planer. I liked my old Powermatic 66. All my jigs were made for that machine.

Have a great day!!

Ron

-- Jupiter

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#8 posted 02-28-2012 05:00 AM

Thanks for the pictures of your shop. but now I am drooling over your shop and your wood!! Looks like you could have 30 projects going in there. I can see why you would need a separate wood building to keep this space functioning. Find a way to bribe your wife!

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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usnret

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#9 posted 02-28-2012 05:25 AM

What do the women in the strip shop look like? Sorry that was my sailor mind typing there. Nice setup of buildings and nice collection of tools.

-- Chief Petty Officer USN(RET) 1991-2011

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#10 posted 02-28-2012 10:58 AM

What a great looking shop. Very cool.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#11 posted 02-28-2012 12:17 PM

Ron, your shop is real nice. Since you have as many as 30 projects going on at once I assume that you are also a juggler as well as a woodworker. Your shop looks like it would be a pleasure to work in and doesn’t look that messy to me. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com/

-- 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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#12 posted 02-28-2012 01:16 PM

Ron,

Such a range of equipment. Is this a commercial venture? How many people use your shop anyhow?

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#13 posted 02-28-2012 01:51 PM

Wow Ron, 30 projects! I hope you keep a notebook! If I had that many projects in my head at once I think I would come to a complete standstill, LOL :-) Great shop!!

-- Sneaking up on the line....

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#14 posted 02-28-2012 03:37 PM

For some reason my shop seems a lot smaller when I walked in it today. :[ . Great shop you have.

-- - Martin

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#15 posted 02-28-2012 03:41 PM

Nice shop!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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