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Workshop by thornwoodlou posted 04-07-2015 03:29 PM 1595 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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thornwoodlou

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san rafael, Ca 94903
United States

chaotic but functional, everything is portable and must be tidied up so the car can be parked in it at night


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timbertailor

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#1 posted 04-07-2015 03:37 PM

Many of us are in the same boat. Playing musical chairs with power tools should be a new Olympic sport!

Welcome to LJ’s.

-- Brad, Texas, https://www.youtube.com/user/tonkatoytruck/feed

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MinnesotaMarty

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#2 posted 04-08-2015 03:04 PM

I too am in the same boat of having to move things in place to work and then move things back in place to park cars. My wife has graciously allowed me use of the entire garage from now till when the snow files next December so I can get alot accomplished on the organization front. So, hopefully I will be ready to post photos in the fall. Thats the goal at least.

I see you have a Ryobi table saw. I have one also. I purchased mine really at a good price and used it to build my house. Worked great. Not real powerful but can get it done. Currently, I have it set up with the dado set in it. We were cutting some long rabbet joints on some reclaimed cedar for the soffits on the porches. It worked so well I decided that I could just leave it in the saw and now I just use it to cut dadoes especially with the grain but also across the grain. I like using dado joints on alot of things.

Good luck with the shop it is always a work in progress.

Marty

-- I can see the cheese heads from here and it is great.

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thornwoodlou

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#3 posted 04-08-2015 03:12 PM

it’s good to know I’m not alone in this

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fivecodys

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#4 posted 04-08-2015 08:11 PM

Yep! That’s how I do it too.
It’s a huge pain but it better than no shop at all!
I have learned to make sure the laundry has been taken into the house before I fire up the router.
Nothing makes them madder than fine dust and chips all over the clean clothes! :)

-- Chem, Central California

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Bud_3

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#5 posted 04-12-2015 06:59 PM

The outcome matters the most and less the tools or space.

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,must polish it to shine...

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dewoodwork

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#6 posted 07-05-2015 11:41 PM

Same type of shop I had at my last home. Gotta take of the wife’s new car. We had an agreement when I started woodworking that she would still be able to park her Yukon XL in the garage. Washer, dryer, bicycles, camping stuff and more.

-- Express creativity with wood, Dewayne. Vacaville CA.

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