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My shop #1: Shop update - Two months gone by since last update.

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Blog entry by sandhill posted 821 days ago 1628 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Its been two months since the last update and five months since I started to build the shop. Its really coming along very well and starting to look like a wood working shop and not a storage building with empty walls.

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/



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#1 posted 821 days ago

Well Bob what a nice shop you have going on do you have an extra room in the house I’ll be right there LOL. One day I hope I can build a shop like this. I only started this a little over a year ago although I have always worked around saws for tile and hard wood floors. Now I build things to sell. Thanks for all your support on my page. One day I’d lov to go fish with ya.
Dennis

-- http://www.landwoodworks.com (L an D Woodworks)

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#2 posted 821 days ago

Bob,
That’s a great space to set up your shop, plenty of elbow room and overhead clearance.

You have a blank slate to work with, so have fun with the furnishing and fixtures. You should be a fairly accomplished cabinet maker by the time you make a home for all your tools, equipment and supplies.

Looking forward to your update posts and the evolution of the ‘Bob Shop’.

Work Safely and have Fun. – Len

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#3 posted 821 days ago

GR8 looking shop Bob, you gonna have some real good woodworking time in there.

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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#4 posted 820 days ago

Bob your shop is coming alone nicely.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#5 posted 820 days ago

Wonderful space to work within. Thanks for the update

-- Norman

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#6 posted 820 days ago

Thank you everyone. I built two of the cabinets today. About 35” X 27” with three draws in each I can see I will need some heavy duty draw guides. Next week I should have the top done and the base with adjustable feet to get it perfectly level with the side of the table saw. I may just make a regular table for the out feed part with shelves for cut off storage and skip the draws because of the size and cost. I need to get busy finishing the three projects I started 6 months ago in Florida and could not finish because of moving. I also have 14 projects I need to get done for Christmas.
Thanks for watching Ya`ll (That’s what we say here in VA.)

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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#7 posted 816 days ago

Bob,

The Shop is looking good…

Yes enclose that dust collector put the vents high up.

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