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The woodworking Shop I Built in year 2000. Something every woodworker would Love. Built on 17 Acres of my land in Boone North Carolina overlooking woodland with some trees over 350 years old.Tom McCranie
May 18, 2008
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1500 sq ft shop
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#1 posted 05-18-2008 02:59 PM
Okay, it’s official, I’m jealous. Thanks for sharing.
-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.
#2 posted 05-18-2008 03:04 PM
Well when you as old as I am, you need something to be proud of.Tom
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#3 posted 05-18-2008 03:11 PM
Really nice workshop. Looks like you are not in need of good woodworking machinery either.
Beautiful part of the country there too. I have family in the Asheville area and love the mountains.
-- Kirk H. -- http://www.kjwoodworking.com
#4 posted 05-18-2008 03:16 PM
Kjwoodworking,Thanks, then you should know the Mountains here in North Carolina are the oldest mountains in the world. We also have the 2nd oldest river in the world. Named the New River.Tom
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#5 posted 05-18-2008 03:33 PM
Fantastic shop! I like the fact that it has that well-used look on the inside.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
#6 posted 05-18-2008 03:45 PM
CharlieM1958,Thanks, I should have cleaned it up a bit before I posted it. But you see as, it is most times.Tom
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#7 posted 05-18-2008 04:01 PM
i love it. you are a very lucky man tom.
-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com
#8 posted 05-18-2008 04:12 PM
Roper,Thank you, When you as old, as I am you need all the luck a man can have.Tom
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#9 posted 05-18-2008 04:19 PM
ok, stick me in the jealous line!my shop is in the basement and my 5’8” only gives me a couple inches of clearance.that’s one dang nice shop you’ve got!
#10 posted 05-18-2008 04:45 PM
Darryl,Thank you, for telling me about my Shop. Sorry about the basement shop. My Barn is 30X31 with 10’ 43/4 ” Ceilings, with a room above that has 450 Sq. Ft. Sorry again, But when you are my age, it is nice to have a place to work on wood.Tom,
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#11 posted 05-18-2008 04:45 PM
I am just starting to build my new shop 26×32 . What size is your shop. It looks real good .
#12 posted 05-18-2008 05:00 PM
Quebecnewf,I would love to see it when you finish. My shop is 30X31 with about 1500 Sq. Ft. I drew the plans for my shop and my Home from a blank piece of paper the Home is also big 7000 Sq. Ft. But that is easy for me as a Builder. I have lived a long time and now the shop is my dream place.Tom
#13 posted 05-18-2008 05:22 PM
Jarrod,Thank you, yes I sure like my wood shop.Tom
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#14 posted 05-18-2008 05:40 PM
And proud you should be! Looks to be a fine place to work!
-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit http://www.woodworkersguide.com and sign up for my project updates!
#15 posted 05-18-2008 05:49 PM
TedM,Thank you for your comment, And you are so right, it is just a great place to work with wood.Tom
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