Workshop is Finished

  • Advertise with us
Project by Cedarman posted 01-19-2013 02:22 PM 3373 views 3 times favorited 47 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After months of hard work, the blackfeather woodshop is finally complete. All machines are set and running, Its a dream come true to finally get the woodshop I have always wanted. The 37×61 shop is stocked with an Oliver planer, bandsaw, and lathe. i still use my old unisaw, and rockwell jointer. 24” shelving runs down both walls for plenty of storage. Still gotta build a front deck for the upstairs access. Thie best advise I can give is if you ever build a shop always double the size because it fills up fast.

-- Adam, Ridgeway,Va

47 comments so far

View helluvawreck's profile (online now)


19557 posts in 1959 days

#1 posted 01-19-2013 02:25 PM

That is one heck of a shop, one of the best I’ve seen, and also some mighty fine equipment. Congratulations

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

18630 posts in 1430 days

#2 posted 01-19-2013 02:29 PM

Awesome job. Congratulations on the shop.

Yes you’re right, ALWAYS build big.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

View JesseTutt's profile


853 posts in 1203 days

#3 posted 01-19-2013 02:30 PM

Looks like you will have plenty of room to grow.

-- Jesse, Saint Louis, Missouri

View lexxx07's profile


49 posts in 1391 days

#4 posted 01-19-2013 02:32 PM

Man that is the life

View JoeinGa's profile


5651 posts in 1099 days

#5 posted 01-19-2013 02:36 PM

WOW! I’m jealous! Love the shop.

Are all the rocking chairs so when the old guys from town come for coffee they can sit and watch you work? :-)

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

View Oldtool's profile


2186 posts in 1283 days

#6 posted 01-19-2013 02:44 PM

Actually, that’s not a shop, that’s Heaven. Enjoy it.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

View Dusty56's profile


11781 posts in 2780 days

#7 posted 01-19-2013 02:52 PM

Can I trade you even for my 10’ x 14’ basement shop with plenty of headroom (if you like bending forward) ? Pretty please with sugar on it ?
Congratulations : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

View Bill_N's profile


235 posts in 1371 days

#8 posted 01-19-2013 03:13 PM

That is sweet
Looks like you are ready for an audience

-- I have the Saw Dust Fever

View a1Jim's profile


113839 posts in 2669 days

#9 posted 01-19-2013 03:26 PM

Amazing shop and cool equipment too.

-- Custom furniture

View ksSlim's profile


1141 posts in 1982 days

#10 posted 01-19-2013 03:33 PM

Color me GREEN. I’d need a GPS in there.
Really nice!

-- Sawdust and shavings are therapeutic

View Julian's profile


767 posts in 1783 days

#11 posted 01-19-2013 03:41 PM

Wow! Awesome shop.

-- Julian

View Ampeater's profile (online now)


414 posts in 2840 days

#12 posted 01-19-2013 03:41 PM

Beautiful shop. What do you have upstairs?

-- "A goal without a plan is a wish."

View stefang's profile


14978 posts in 2426 days

#13 posted 01-19-2013 03:45 PM

What a shop! Congratulations on a great build. I can’t even imagine what it would be like to have that much space and being able to walk right through without knocking anything on the floor. I can appreciate that as a professional you need that kind of space. I’ve never seen or heard about Oliver woodworking machines before, but it’s pretty obvious just from looking at them that they are premium quality. Good luck with your new quarters!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

View nitewalker41's profile


410 posts in 1785 days

#14 posted 01-19-2013 03:53 PM

Do you ever leave it, man way nice shop, room enough for 15 of mine:-)

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

View Woodwrecker's profile


3769 posts in 2668 days

#15 posted 01-19-2013 03:55 PM

Outstanding Adam !
That is a shop any woodworker would be proud to call their own.
I hope you get many, many years of happy use from it !

-- Eric down in sunny Florida.

showing 1 through 15 of 47 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics