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eddy

924 posts in 1862 days


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this is where my daughter and i hang out on the weekends
detached from the house out back so we make noise and we dont bother the wife
last picture shows door for tool room/finishing room

Update: 6/24/12
i have been in tempe az for about 2 years now so its about time i update my shop photos
fist going from my shop in calif. to this washad to get used to the old shop was over 1500 square feet i now have just a little over 300 square feet tools are.

craftsman table saw with incra ts/ls 32 inch fence with all the router add ons routers on both sides
woodpecker prl2 on a home made table saw extension at the left side
router table extension on the right side also with a mcls plate
rikon 14 inch deluxe bandsaw with carter guides and wood slicer blade
jet 16-32 drum sander
harbor freight belt sander
dewalt dw734 planer
delta jt360 jointer
harbor frieght dust colector with winns filter upgrade and theins baffle old rockler seperator lid on trash can
harbor freight 10 inch sliding miter saw
many power hand tools
shop made air cleaner

my daughters tools are:
14 inch bandsaw
harbor freight 12 inch lathe
rockler 10 inch lathe
craftsman 12 inch drill press
craftsman tool box (for her pin turns supplies)
craftsman 1 hp dust colector

-- self proclaimed copycat


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Scott Bryan

27251 posts in 2320 days


#1 posted 1852 days ago

Eddy, this is a really nice shop space that you two have in which to work. I like the epoxy paint on the shop floor. I am sure that it makes clean-ups a breeze. You have organized your shop well and it looks like you have plenty of room in which to work.

Thanks for the pictures. I enjoyed visiting your shop.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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gjd

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#2 posted 1852 days ago

Nicely laid out shop. I have a concrete floor in my shop and am considering painting it. How do you like the red floor?

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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eddy

924 posts in 1862 days


#3 posted 1851 days ago

i like it better than the standard gray. my old garage had a gray floor and if droped a nail or screw it was very hard to see.
i used bear floor paint you can get it in 5 gallon bucket and they will tint it any color you want
i will have to update the pic. of my daughter lathe bench we are redoing it this weekend so it is easery to
clean up

-- self proclaimed copycat

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dbhost

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#4 posted 1685 days ago

I LOVE the shop floor!

Home Depot near me recently started carrying the Krylon (I think it’s Krylon anyway) floor epoxy coating system. They offer a bright red like that. I am SERIOUSLY considering that for my shop floor… For the reasons you quote. With standard gray concrete, it is hard to see dropped small hardware…

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

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Dave T

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#5 posted 1685 days ago

Like your table saw, I have the same one. A little envious of the space you have, but looks like a comfortable place to work.

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eddy

924 posts in 1862 days


#6 posted 1677 days ago

dave you can move the fence tracks to the right and get 31 inchs of cut. that is what i did to mine
helps a lot
dbhost i would get the baer floor paint you can get it in 5 gallon bucket and it can be tinted to any color gut like house paint

-- self proclaimed copycat

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hinklephil

45 posts in 1531 days


#7 posted 1527 days ago

I like the pix of your shop. Very neat and well organized. I need to get some photo’s of mine and post them. My shop looks like heck compared to yours. Is that a 4 car garage? What’s the square footage? Mine is a 20×20 2 car garage.

-- Lucky to get paid for what I love to do. Make sawdust.

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Beginningwoodworker

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#8 posted 1527 days ago

thats a nice shop.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Eddie Elizondo

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#9 posted 1178 days ago

That is one heck of a floor. Nice shop.

-- Eddie -

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BrentNichols

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#10 posted 580 days ago

Nice shop! I like the floor paint. I too have a concrete floor and I painted mine maroon with flake chips.

-- BN in Indiana

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Gene Howe

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#11 posted 580 days ago

Really nice shop, eddy. Love the floor, too.
1/2 of my shop floor is flake board. The other half is natural colored concrete. Talk about losing screws!

-- 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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eddy

924 posts in 1862 days


#12 posted 580 days ago

I wish that was still my shop floor the fist 3 pictures are my old shop in calif. i miss it a lot. that shop was 1400 square feet with 12 foot ceilings now here in tempe az. my shop is 20X18 with 8 foot ceilings as you can see from the pictures there is barly room for the tools. i had to make a air filteration unit just to work in here

-- self proclaimed copycat

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