My dream in progress update.

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Project by 1978 posted 08-26-2008 02:01 AM 3890 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well after a couple of weeks of work it’s starting to come together.

I was really surprised that all my workbenches and drafting table fit in the shed with room to move around.

Here are the latest pictures….
1. Left side of the workshop. The workbench to the left is the finishing area (painting, gluing, etc.). The far corner is the scrollsawing corner.
2. Right side of the workshop. Here is the drafting area.
3. Workshop as a whole. The far right corner is for carving.

Now that all the large things are moved in, I can start moving in the small stuff.

More updates coming soon.

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#1 posted 08-26-2008 02:22 AM

Lookin Good!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Mark Shymanski

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#2 posted 08-26-2008 02:46 AM

Looks good, great to have progress!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#3 posted 08-26-2008 02:48 AM

That stuff is fitting in there nicely. I have mostly bench top tools as well which makes a versatile shop. The one thing I don’t have is an air conditioner in the back wall. Of course in a month I’ll start thinking about heat. Thanks for the post.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#4 posted 08-26-2008 03:50 AM

Nice and cozy looking! Now it is time to get some sawdust on the floor. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 08-26-2008 03:58 AM

looks awesome- roomy, and with plenty of place to move about and be able to work – sometime people forget that you also need THAT in a workshop…

Enjoy living the Dream!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

View Bradford's profile


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#6 posted 08-26-2008 02:11 PM

You must be as happy as a fox in a hen house. Did you add an intercom or telephone just in case? Now all you need is set of radio headphone/ear protection. Very nice job.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#7 posted 08-26-2008 04:21 PM

cool space, i’m sure you can’t wait to get going and make some sawdust… Dug

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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Callum Kendall

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#8 posted 08-28-2008 10:11 PM

Looks good!

Thanks for the post


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View Bud's profile


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#9 posted 09-01-2008 03:16 AM

Dude, you have a/c in the shop! Thats going to be my upgrade for the shop next year.

-- Bud -

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#10 posted 06-20-2011 11:33 PM

I cannot wait until I retire…6 years…then I am starting my own too.

-- A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. -- Mark Twain

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#11 posted 06-21-2011 12:29 AM

Super nice!
I have one concern. You didn’t mention a collection system for such a closed in space. My uncle almost lost his entire shop when dust built up in a motor… hurray for fire extinquishers!
I am jealous to say the least.

-- 'I sand, therefore, I am'. Richard. PNW.

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#12 posted 06-21-2011 12:40 AM

Thanks for the new posting but check out the recent workshop move. Check it out in my workshop.

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#13 posted 08-25-2011 11:26 AM

Very well organized….now to get it dusty : )

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

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