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Project by bob101 posted 227 days ago 1520 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

after 17 years in the same shop I get to start from scratch, new house and a newer two car garage that’s bare. so some upgrades to hydro, insulation, wall board, a furnace, and cabinets and a new shop is coming together. tools will be set up soon and some more work surfaces and finally get some sawdust on the floor.

-- rob, ont,canada





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aussiedave

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#1 posted 227 days ago

Looks great so far Rob. I hope we get to see pics of the workshop completed and everything in it place for use. Also looks like you have a nice area to set things up for a good work flow, something I did not take into account when building my workshop….but I still enjoy it very much.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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HuckD

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#2 posted 227 days ago

Rob, this would make a great blog. The cabinets look great.

-- Time is what keeps everything from happening all at once.

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DonB

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#3 posted 227 days ago

I like your layout so far Rob. Under cabinet lighting will surely light your way. We may move to TN to be closer to the kids and I hope to be able to do what you are doing now. A “basement rancher” with a 2-car drive under garage and a full unfinished basement would sure make me happy. Take lots-a-pictures so I can copy this. Have fun makin’ new sawdust.

-- DonB

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bondogaposis

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#4 posted 227 days ago

Looks great. Nice and spacious I’m sure once you get set up it will be a nice set up for you.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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mloy365

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#5 posted 227 days ago

Looking good. This would be a great blog idea. Love the lathe!

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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bugz

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#6 posted 227 days ago

Wow, looks like you have a great start, cabinets look like they will do the job. Show us as you go, we all like to see a shop progress.

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

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stefang

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#7 posted 227 days ago

Nice Bob. Lots of room and some very nice cabinets too. What kind of lathe is that? It looks like it might have been manufactured in the 30’s.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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nashranch

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#8 posted 227 days ago

Saweet!!

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bob101

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#9 posted 226 days ago

Thanks guys. Hopefully b done sooner that later! The lathe is a walker turner that I bought a few years back off a buddy who found it too big, I have refurbished it for the most part, absolutely love using it.ill look into putting this together as a blog.

-- rob, ont,canada

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Diwayne

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#10 posted 226 days ago

Lookin great.

-- What one man can do, another man can also do.

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whitebeast88

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#11 posted 226 days ago

very nice shop,i like all the cabinets and the layout so far.keep us updated on the progress.thanks for sharing.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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a1Jim

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#12 posted 226 days ago

Impressive shop Bob,great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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OldRick

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#13 posted 226 days ago

Sweet setup. And I see the dog approves.

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SantaPaulaCraftsman

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#14 posted 225 days ago

I hate you.

(yes, I’m joking)

-- Life so short, the craft so long to learn

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