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My shop is 28’ x 32’ with a ceiling peak of 15’ and 10’ 10” around the edges. I have a 200 amp panel and a half bath. Other folks call my sliding door “my Norm door”, but mine is bigger at 9’ square LOL.

-- Tom


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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 08-31-2010 06:21 PM

Tom, I’m here to tell you, buddy, that is one serious looking shop. One of the best that I have seen as a matter of fact. It’s a shop full of all sorts of fine tools and equipment, nice cabinets, and a wonderful separate building with spacious room and plenty of head room. Hey, I could go on and on. Congratulations!!! Great work!!!

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 08-31-2010 06:23 PM

BTW, I was overtaken momentarily by your shop, welcome to Lumberjocks – it’s a great place for woodworkers.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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toolferone

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#3 posted 08-31-2010 07:09 PM

Thanks for the kind words. I do consider myself very lucky to have what I have, and that is one very understanding wife!

-- Tom

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#4 posted 08-31-2010 11:37 PM

Tom, let me add my welcome as well. This is a nice shop that you have. I would love to have this much ceiling height. It sure makes handling sheet goods and long boards easier when you don’t have to dodge ceiling joists and light fixtures like I do in my shop (I have 92” to the bottom of the joists). It also looks like you have plenty of room to wander around in there. And having a stand alone shop is the way to go in my book. I have occasionally wished I did when I “forget” and fire up my planer before my wife is out of bed. She is not a happy camper if I wake her up early. :)

You have a nice collection of tools to play with. I would enjoy working in a shop like you have.

Thanks for the pictures. It was fun to tour your shop.

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

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#5 posted 08-31-2010 11:45 PM

I like it!

-- Measure twice, cut once, buy extra stock.

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rozzi

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#6 posted 09-01-2010 02:48 AM

Welcome to LJ’s. Very nice shop. I am in envy.

-- Duane, Iowa

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jusfine

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#7 posted 09-01-2010 05:06 AM

Tom, I like the way you have layed out your tools, looks very workable!

Mine is slightly longer, but yours looks like it has more room… :)

Welcome to Lumberjocks, you will enjoy it!

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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Splinterman

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#8 posted 09-01-2010 11:00 AM

Hey Tom,
Now that is one mean work shop with lots of great toys to play with….excellent job.

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559dustdesigns

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#9 posted 09-01-2010 11:22 AM

Welcome, and thanks for post’n such great pictures of your shop.

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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toolferone

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#10 posted 09-02-2010 04:10 AM

i spent a lot of time working on the design of the shop. I built a scale model of the shop and built scale size tools and such. i tried different layouts to see what worked. Each person has their own design ideas. I have had to rearrange a few tools as I have added tools I did not plan for at first.

Thanks again for your kind words. I really love this hobby and all the great people in it.

-- Tom

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sillac

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#11 posted 11-24-2010 08:12 AM

Great looking shop for making some sawdust, thanks for sharing, Steve in Oregon

-- Steve in Oregon,

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#12 posted 04-26-2011 07:12 PM

Tom, thats a nice looking shop.

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#13 posted 04-26-2011 08:04 PM

super shop with some great tools

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