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CovenantCreations

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02-26-2011 03:57 AM

Here’s my work shop that I settled into in August right after I got married. It is attached to our house, which has its pros and cons, but it’ll do for now. I “officially” started my business in January. I don’t do it full time now, but I’ve been keeping plenty busy. Also here is a link to my Website as well, thats my online workspace, right? Constructive criticism is always appreciated, on the shop and the site.


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biglarry

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#1 posted 02-26-2011 04:44 AM

What did you put on your floor? In an earlier post you talked about an epoxy floor but it almost looks like plywood.

Oh, your shop looks great. I like the tables and counter top, nothing complicated but they look very functional.

I can’t get the link to your web site to work, i would like to see it.

Larry

-- "When the going gets tough, switch to power tools." - Red Green

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CovenantCreations

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#2 posted 02-26-2011 04:50 AM

Larry, I did go with an epoxy finish, it may look like ply in one spot because there is a rectangular outline of where I spray painted something, woops. I love the floor tho, easy on the eyes, and easy to sweep up. I fixed the link so it should work now. My current center work bench is just particle board. It works ok, but I desperately need to build a good heavy duty one, just need to make some time!

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WoodYard

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#3 posted 02-26-2011 05:03 AM

Way too clean but very nice.

-- Rick Wood TheWoodYard.com

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jusfine

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#4 posted 02-26-2011 06:03 AM

I like the lumber storage on the outside walls. Looks good!

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

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dbhost

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#5 posted 02-26-2011 06:36 AM

It’s WAY too clean. Go get it dirty or something…

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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Beginningwoodworker

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#6 posted 02-26-2011 06:40 AM

Nice looking shop.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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sawblade1

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#7 posted 02-26-2011 06:54 AM

Great use of space :)

-- 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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Kindlingmaker

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#8 posted 02-26-2011 08:00 AM

With music, freezer of food, micro wave, TV and a wood shop!!!! Dang it would be years before the misses and I saw each other. Nice shop!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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Eagle1

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#9 posted 02-26-2011 01:54 PM

Great looking shop..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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ChefHDAN

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#10 posted 02-26-2011 03:12 PM

Smart Layout for the planer, think I’m stealin that idea. Chase the dream, I’d love to find a way to replace my paycheck with my wood shop….. course that’s the way I used to feel about cookin too.

-- Sssshhhh, I'm pretending to be working

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CovenantCreations

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#11 posted 02-26-2011 03:35 PM

Thanks for all the compliments, glad you all like it. Yes it is a little bit clean in the pics, but its not always that way. I gave it a hardcore cleaning this week and then snapped some pics, although I do find that once you have a clean shop its easier to keep it up, then to let it all pile up and then do a big clean. Right now, it’s a fun little side business and helps keep me busy in the winter and slow times since my other job is farming. I enjoy both jobs, so it really is a win win, and the lord has blessed me! And to ChefHdan you can go right a head with the planer idea, it saves a ton of space, and works quite well, just make sure they’re both right at the same height.

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Roger

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#12 posted 02-26-2011 03:49 PM

my kinda shop. surrounded by nice many tools, and lotsa wood

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

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SnowyRiver

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#13 posted 02-26-2011 05:51 PM

Great looking shop.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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therookie

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#14 posted 02-26-2011 10:27 PM

Wow you have a large amount of stock.

-- http://aewoodworks.webs.com

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terry603

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#15 posted 02-27-2011 04:17 PM

makes me envious. this is all for show right?? no shop is ever that clean

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

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