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Forum topic by Blackie_ posted 01-27-2013 12:42 PM 583 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Blackie_

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01-27-2013 12:42 PM

It’s going to be a bit before I get back to my woodworking as I’ve added yet another stand-a-lone building (metal) to the back yard, I mean after all what’s a backyard for if you’re not going to use it right? grins

For many years I was trying to go for the non cluttered look in the back yard by not adding anymore then I had to, but it finally came to the point that my woodworking would take precedence in my mind and also as a business standpoint, so I just added another 8×10 metal storage building aside my workshop for the extra needed work space, wood storage and also to act as a finishing booth as I had been doing all of my previous finishing on my wooden deck making a mess of it, once I get the 8’ work bench inside and all complete I’ll take a few pictures as there’s still more to do.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs


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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 01-27-2013 01:03 PM

Having a proper finishing area becomes essential. Good luck.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Jamie Speirs

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#2 posted 01-27-2013 02:58 PM

Randy that sounds good
You can always put a trellis to hide it if it bugs you.
When I have a large job for finishing, I’ll even use the living room
It is only a living room if I make a living. :)
Jamie
I only do hand finishes anyway

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#3 posted 01-27-2013 04:30 PM

Buildings are like potato chips…you cannot have just one.
They all fill up quick.

-- We all must start somewhere in our journey of doing what we love to do.

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#4 posted 01-27-2013 05:22 PM

Good luck! Post some pictures if time allows.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 01-27-2013 05:36 PM

Great Idea ,I’m very envious I’d love to have a finishing room.

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#6 posted 01-28-2013 03:41 PM

Have fun. Look forward to seeing what you’ve come up with.

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

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Blackie_

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#7 posted 01-30-2013 03:55 AM

I have updated my workshop to show all the new additions and changes.

http://lumberjocks.com/Blackie_/workshop

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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