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helluvawreck

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537 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: chiefwoodworker shop layout shop tour

Chiefwoodworker is a fellow Lumberjock and I have looked his shop over many times since I began to plan my own. I love his shop and he builds beautiful furniture as well. His shop is only 30’ x 30’ but looks much bigger. He has a drawing of his layout and also about 187 pictures of what he does in his shop. He’s very impressive and a nice guy as well.

Here is his shop layout.

Here is his shop tour which also shows you a lot of the nice furniture that he builds.

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

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau


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stefang

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#1 posted 537 days ago

Nice shop, I wish I had his space. Mine is about 1/4th that size.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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lew

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#2 posted 537 days ago

Love his shop and his Sketchup tutorials!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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mbs

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#3 posted 536 days ago

He has a beautiful shop and his furniture is outstanding. He has made a lot of nice pieces.

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 536 days ago

Thanks for the comments. Yes, I think his shop is real nice but he basically has just a complete setup of power tools but hasn’t really gone overboard.

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

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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woodman88

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#5 posted 536 days ago

Nice shop outstanding pieces of furniture!!! Was wondering what Dust collection system he uses?

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CessnaPilotBarry

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#6 posted 536 days ago

I’ve had the pleasure of meeting Joe once at CT Valley School of Woodworking event. Nice guy!

-- It's all good, if it's wood...

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 536 days ago

Yes, he’s a real nice guy. You tell that buy just reading his blog.

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

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Monte Pittman

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#8 posted 536 days ago

Clesn, organized and beautiful work. I hate him.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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