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grizzman

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1425 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: work area question question

well, ive got this question and wanted to see how you wood workers feel, is your work space a studio or a shop…is one called one and the other something different all becuase we make a living from it or as a hobby, and if we call them a studio, would we maybe feel a different air to our work space…and maybe strive to improve our skills…how do you feel about your work area…and does it really matter what we call them.

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


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Lee A. Jesberger

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#1 posted 1425 days ago

Hi Grizz;

This is an easy one. I have a shop.

The reasion is simple, I can’t spell studio.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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SnowyRiver

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#2 posted 1425 days ago

Mine is a shop too. I look at a studio as a place to make cutesy stuff :-)

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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smgaines

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#3 posted 1425 days ago

It depends on what you are making. It’s like the whole vase (say it like case) or vase (say it like vaaz) if it’s under a hundred dollars its vase (like case) over a hundred its vaaz. :)

-- Scott, Georgia

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#4 posted 1425 days ago

Maybe after my first million I will change the name to “Sheila Landry Designs Studios” (LA-DE-DA!)

But you can all call me “Sheila Landry Designs!”

:D

PS – I like ‘Scrollgirl’ the best!

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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Gene Howe

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#5 posted 1425 days ago

I do woodwork and get my haircut in a shop.
Get my picture taken in a studio.
I have a shop dog. He’d be insulted if I called him a studio dog.
My mom used to call our sofa a “Studio Couch”. Never did figure that one out.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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sawblade1

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#6 posted 1425 days ago

Shop, cause a studio is for doing other things like art and music :)

-- 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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SteveM

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#7 posted 1425 days ago

If I ever sell a piece from my shop, it will be for ten bucks. If I sell the same piece from my studio, it will be twenty.

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NBeener

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#8 posted 1425 days ago

Mine’s usually referred to as The Man Cave :-)

-- -- Neil

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canadianchips

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#9 posted 1425 days ago

Tomaaaato—-Tomahtto.
Call it what you want,
As long as I have one.
Garage, shed, shop, probably NOT studio.(Mine is to cluttered to be studio)

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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Timberwerks

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#10 posted 1425 days ago

Mine is a studio, it’s small, hand tool based, each piece is one of a kind and I only build one at a time. I did however have a shop prior to setting up a studio. I much prefer the studio: http://timberwerksstudio.blogspot.com/

-- http://djofurnituremaker.wordpress.com/ & https://www.facebook.com/pages/Timberwerks-Studio/126415221682

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Jim Bertelson

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#11 posted 1425 days ago

Studio – place where an artist works. If you consider yourself an artist, guess you could call it a studio. I mostly like to communicate with people rather than to select a word that sounds good, but may be confusing. Most of the time in my field, the flashier the description, the worse the product.

When you are advertising, you may want to obscure what you are really doing soas to charge more.

That is a long winded rehash of what everyone else has said here with greater brevity and impact…........(-:

Jim

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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BritBoxmaker

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#12 posted 1425 days ago

I consider myself a woodworker and I do this in a workshop.

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

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kosta

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#13 posted 1425 days ago

I have always worked in a shop

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA http://www.kostasworkshop.blogspot.com/

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Jim Bertelson

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#14 posted 1425 days ago

Actually, my shop is not even a dedicated woodworking shop. It has some capabilites for general DIY and electronics as well. So it has, and always will be, “The Shop”.

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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Dennisgrosen

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#15 posted 1425 days ago

I have always seen myself as a clumsy artist
thats why I try to make a shop were I can bee more clumsy
with out having the wife to say next time you heart yourself
doing any DIY stuff then I call after the proff. workers …lol

take care
Dennis

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