Luis M's Workshop

  • Advertise with us
Workshop by Luis M posted 08-23-2012 12:34 PM 1219 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

View all workshops »

View Luis M's profile

Luis M

63 posts in 2561 days

click the pictures to enlarge them

Luis M's Workshop Luis M's Workshop Luis M's Workshop
Luis M's Workshop Luis M's Workshop Luis M's Workshop

Round Hill, VA 20141
United States

Here are a few pictures of my workshop. I’ll write a description of some of my tools (electron and human powered) in the near future.

-- Luis

6 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile


117029 posts in 3508 days

#1 posted 08-23-2012 02:24 PM

Looks like a very nice shop,very well organised.

-- wood crafting & classes

View Beginningwoodworker's profile


13347 posts in 3604 days

#2 posted 08-23-2012 02:36 PM

Nice workshop!

View dbhost's profile


5687 posts in 3163 days

#3 posted 08-23-2012 07:38 PM

Looks good… Lots of radiant barrier on those walls too. Bet it stays nice and cool!

-- My workshop blog can be found at, YouTube Channel

View Mainiac Matt 's profile

Mainiac Matt

7789 posts in 2259 days

#4 posted 08-24-2012 02:30 PM

I see function, function, function… which speaks to my engineers soul :^)

What kind of building do you have this in? I’m not familiar with that insulation material and am guessing it’s some kind of metal building.

Love the wall mounted hand tool crib…. and a nice collection filling it up.

Looks like your set up without a TS…. hear lots of guys asking about that…. but I think yours is the first shop I’ve seen that has lot’s of capability, and still no TS. (unless it’s hiding and I missed it)

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

View Luis M's profile

Luis M

63 posts in 2561 days

#5 posted 08-24-2012 03:00 PM

Thanks for your kind words. The shop is located in the basement of my house. The metal looking stuff on the walls is just some cheap insulation the home builder put up on the poured cement walls. It’s pretty cool in pictures, but not so much in person.

The shop is more organized now than it was when I started but its still a mess in certain areas. At one point I had the planner, chop saw and the drill press on the floor, which made for a very frustrating experience. One day I decided enough was enough and built the stands where they now sit. As you can see, i still have not finished the base cabinets for the chop saw. I still have to build the drawers (it’s been like this for 2yrs).

The shop lighting is a recent addition (about 1 month old). I spent $350 dollars on four Lithonia Model SB 432 plus the bulbs. At first I debating spending all that money on lighting instead of tools, but I had another “enough is enough” moment and decided to buy them. It was a good decision, Working and being in the shop is far more enjoyable now and i wished i had spent the money sooner.

-- Luis

View dnick's profile


986 posts in 2313 days

#6 posted 08-28-2012 03:23 AM

Looks like a really great space to work. Enjoy.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics