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My current shop that I am blessed with is a 12’x16’ building with n 8’ high walls.
two of the photos are when I undertook the task of building my new shop in June of 2009 although I am geared to build any projects my primary projects are outdoor furniture, kitchen cabinets and scroll saw art.
Also you may notice if you look closely you will see a few of my 53+ industrial safety signs rescued from the scrap pile. Almost all of my machines are Delta or De Walt.

-- Proverbs Ch:3 vs 5,6,7 Trust in the lord with all thine heart and lean not unto your own understanding but in all your ways aknowledge him and he shall direct your path elmerthomas81@neo.rr.com


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a1Jim

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#1 posted 02-14-2010 05:49 AM

Good shop a nice job and some super tools.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-14-2010 07:29 AM

Very nice. Any particular storage ideas you care to share with us?

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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#3 posted 02-14-2010 11:57 AM

Hey Elmer,
Good job on the shop and cool tools to play with…well done.

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 02-14-2010 02:29 PM

This looks pretty good, Elmer. I have always thought that having a stand alone shop is the way to go. And it is good to see that you have some natural light getting in there as well. You have a nice shop in which to work that appears to be well organized.

Thanks for the pictures. I enjoyed visiting your shop.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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cstrang

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#5 posted 02-15-2010 06:53 PM

Nice shop, and bonus points for all the signs… safety first! Thanks for the tour.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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noknot

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#6 posted 03-21-2010 02:58 PM

Nice construction natural light is a must in any work area

-- GO DAWGS!

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okcut

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#7 posted 03-22-2010 12:29 AM

Elmer, Thanks for sharing your shop. It is inspiring. I hope someday to have a similar size shop. God Bless

-- Okcut- When you come to the fork in the road--take it.

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NBeener

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#8 posted 03-22-2010 03:07 AM

a) Very cool!

b) One of those pictures looked crystal clear to me. It was probably blurry ;-)

c) A lot of people recommend against nuclear power for a wood shop. I say … to each, their own ;-)

d) Are … are … are you hiding a Biesemeyer fence, in there?

Very nice shop! Thanks for having us by for a visit—one of MY favorite parts about the LJ site!

-- -- Neil

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#9 posted 03-22-2010 03:13 AM

Thats a nice shop.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#10 posted 05-22-2010 06:40 AM

hey there elmer…glad to see you built your own shop…i did too…mine is 30×20 with 10 foot walls…i wanted to be able to work with a full 4×8 sheet goods with plenty of room….and all of my equipment is delta…i have the 3hp cabinet saw and its been a work horse from day one…i bought my tools in 1996 and they have been running since..good investment…good luck with your new shop and business..ive got a friend in your neck of the woods…he does all kinds of handyman work…he was just down here a bit ago…grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#11 posted 06-30-2010 07:25 PM

Love the signs and the verses!

-- Randon Riegsecker, crosscutservices.com

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Delta356

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#12 posted 08-12-2010 05:45 PM

Great looking shop, How do like the Delta table saw.

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helluvawreck

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#13 posted 08-12-2010 05:58 PM

Hey, sawblade, that’s a real nice shop. There’s nothing better than a shop in an outbuiding all it’s own. It keeps the dust out of the house and makes the wife a little happier. You have some nice tools too.

-- 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

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#14 posted 08-30-2010 07:13 AM

Nice shop, looks like a nice place to work at.

Also checked out your web site, I’ve been meaning

to build the norm chairs for 3 years and still haven’t!!!

Real nice web site and shop you’ve got!!!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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#15 posted 11-12-2010 04:54 AM

Nice little shop, are you going to cover the walls? Looking forward to seeing any improvement that you make. Good luck, Steve in Oregon

-- Steve in Oregon,

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