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Canoe is temporary guest. Work centers are all on wheels so are normally spread out more.

-- SM


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GaryK

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#1 posted 2267 days ago

Great looking workshop. How do you ever get anything done with that view outside?

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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davidtheboxmaker

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#2 posted 2267 days ago

What a fantastic set-up.

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pedrorc

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#3 posted 2267 days ago

Fantastic place and beautiful workshop

-- Pedro Rodrigues da Costa, Sintra, Portugal

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Teri

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#4 posted 2267 days ago

I love your shop and canoe! Your surroundings seem very conducive to working with wood.

-- Teri, Kokomo, IN

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Steelmum

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#5 posted 2267 days ago

I think the skylight is my favorite feature, it helps to bring in so much more of the beauty of the surroundings.

-- Berta in NC

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Scott Bryan

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#6 posted 2267 days ago

Hi SM,

You have a nice shop and I love the view. You have plenty of headroom, which I like. The fan was a nice idea as well.

Nice post. Thanks for the shop tour. I really enjoyed it.

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

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CharlieM1958

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#7 posted 2267 days ago

I’m envious of both the shop and the view!

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

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SM

77 posts in 2280 days


#8 posted 2266 days ago

I do often pinch myself when I come into the shop, just to remind myself that I really am that lucky! My first shop was a 10×16’ basement with a very low ceiling. (Had to take the wood outside to turn it around.)

I designed the layout and had it built roof tight; then finished the siding (did the wiring myself) and am still working on the inside. Contractors kept telling me: you have too many windows, too many outlets, to many trees close by (hoping I would hire them to cut them down) and too many lights. “Ya, I know”, she said sweetly, “but build it anyway.”

I’m not so distracted by the trees (I work in the woods a lot) but in the summer I often have to go fall in the lake that is just down the hill from the house.

Jarood, I hope my shop will soon be blessed with a coffee table project as handsome as yours.

Thanks for visiting.
SM

-- SM

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brunob

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#9 posted 2266 days ago

Beautiful setting. Very nice Shop.

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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HAP HANSON

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#10 posted 2261 days ago

Wow I so want to visit Canada love the setting you are working in. Thanks for the add look forward to seeing your projects – I’m so busy getting my website up I haven’t had time to post any of my projects – Great to have you here!

HAP

-- Doc Hanson

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SM

77 posts in 2280 days


#11 posted 2259 days ago

Your are invited (all of you in LJ land) to visit me any time in Canada. From Colorado, fallow the Great Divide until you hit Banff, Alberta (or thereabouts) and take a right, go 3,000K until you hit Halifax, Nova Scotia on the Atlantic ocean; (if you hit Newfoundland you’ve gone way to far.)

Kudos to you, Handsomdvm, on the unique design of your bench and your ability to work with Purple Heart. I did one box in purple heart once, after which, every blade it had touched was like a grinding wheel. You have inspired me to try it again.
SM

-- SM

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Karson

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#12 posted 2259 days ago

Lots of natural light. A great looking shop.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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gbvinc

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#13 posted 2256 days ago

Nice shop, beautiful setting, nice natural lighting!

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Grumpy

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#14 posted 2256 days ago

Excellent setting, i see you have a good supply of wood outside.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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dustynewt

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#15 posted 2222 days ago

What else can I say but, “Where’s the coffee pot?”
Very inspirational studio.

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://dustynewt.com/

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