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Location: Nicosia - Cyprus (Europe)
Website: www.steliart.com

I'm a graphic/web designer in profession and I got into woodworking few years ago.
As a designer I love to CAD everything down to its detail before I build it. So having no space to work and only a 5x5 feet storage room, I did everything from there.
That project was called "the smallest workshop in the world", and later as Fine Woodworking magazine rename it in its article featured in there Tools & Shops annual issue (Dec.2010) "Think your shop is small? Think Again". ( http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/31929/our-tools-shops-issue-rolls-to-the-printer )

Also my workshop set-up project was feature in the...
"Best Workshops" book from the editors of Fine Woodworking magazine (http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/106786/update-best-workshops-from-the-editors-of-fine-woodworking)
and...
"Extraordinary Projects for Ordinary People" book from instructables.com ( http://www.amazon.com/Extraordinary-Projects-Ordinary-People-Do-It-Yourself/dp/1620870576 )

If you like to follow the progress of My Workshop, you can do that in this "HERE": http://lumberjocks.com/steliart/blog/29484 in My Workshop blog.

Stelios L.A. Stavrinides:

Design Communications HND
Graphic & Web Designer
Photography NYIP, PSA
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Woodworking
3D CAD designs
Photography
Scuba Diving (PADI Assistant Instructor)
Iconography Painting
Esoteric Studies

-- 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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commented on Rustic bench 10-12-2014 07:12 PM
commented on Wavelength Bench 09-15-2013 01:14 PM
commented on Cosine Wave Table 09-15-2013 01:11 PM
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commented on Saddle Racks From Old Stalls 09-15-2013 11:03 AM
commented on " Flying Sling Blade" 09-15-2013 11:02 AM
replied on Rebuilt/Refurbished Batteries? 09-15-2013 11:01 AM
commented on Time to make some changes to the shop. #2: Step One - Get rid of the old built in bench. 09-15-2013 10:58 AM
commented on My Custom Clamp/Glue up station 09-12-2013 12:51 PM
commented on Tool box organization 09-12-2013 12:41 PM
commented on Projects #4: No Comment #2 - Camera Slider 09-12-2013 12:37 PM
commented on Rock-n H Woodshop podcast #22: Tablesaw Cabinet Part 2 09-12-2013 12:01 PM
commented on TAMASIA 09-12-2013 11:36 AM
commented on Surface vise from a "C" Clamp 09-12-2013 11:31 AM
commented on Makita cordless station 09-12-2013 11:00 AM

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Max

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#1 posted 01-15-2011 11:56 PM

Glad to see that you have made LumberJocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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SnowyRiver

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#2 posted 01-16-2011 04:16 AM

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Splinterman

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#3 posted 01-16-2011 05:18 AM

“WELCOME to LJ’s” ….Enjoy the experience.

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steliart

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#4 posted 01-16-2011 05:47 PM

thanks to all for the welcome massages

-- 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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HallTree

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#5 posted 01-17-2011 02:11 AM

Welcome. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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surfin2

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#6 posted 01-17-2011 02:14 AM

Welcome to LumberLocks, Good Luck…

-- Rick

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ND2ELK

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#7 posted 01-26-2011 01:22 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiration, the information is priceless and the people are supportive. The only problem is, the site can get addictive.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Beginningwoodworker

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#8 posted 01-28-2011 05:24 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Bovine

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#9 posted 01-28-2011 05:54 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks! I just read your article on alternatives to T-track and I must say that you are a very clever person. I look forward to reading more articles and projects you post.

-- Kansas City, KS "Nothing is as permanent as a temporary solution"

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BritBoxmaker

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#10 posted 01-28-2011 07:21 PM

I admire your ingenuity. Welcome to LJ’s.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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Roz

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#11 posted 02-10-2011 04:32 PM

Welcome aboard. I was fortunate enough to spend some time in your part of the world. What a beautiful region!

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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mcoyfrog

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#12 posted 02-10-2011 07:21 PM

BTW welcome, you will love it here.

PS i’m with ya on shop space, only my problem is power, I have an old barn with tons of space but not enough power… oh well maybe this summer will get me back to it… cheers

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

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Roger

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#13 posted 02-11-2011 04:03 PM

great ideas, great projects. thnx for sharing

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#14 posted 08-13-2011 07:25 PM

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself just about 2 years ago and will give you fair warning, this site is VERY ADDICTIVE, VERY EDUCATIONAL, and VERY FUN…. so sit back, enjoy the ride and learn from the other LJ’s as they are a group of extremely talented people that are also very friendly…
I apologize for the late welcome but I am currently serving overseas and don’t have a lot of spare time on my hands.

Enjoy your time here on LJ and pass the word to any of your woodworking buddies about us…

Wisty

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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majuvla

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#15 posted 06-15-2013 01:41 PM

Talking about small shop, you didn’t see my garage.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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