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Hi all

This is where I spend my days and where I do my own projects as well. My boss is very accommodating about this and I usually make him a wood gift or two through the year to say thanks.
We’re pretty well equipped, not missing anything really, though a veneer saw would be nice. The stereo plays loud, the fridge often has beer in it and the working neighbors are cool. Drop by if you’re in the hood.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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#1 posted 08-22-2011 04:03 AM

Gene, this is a shop that any of us would have fun in. It is spacious, well organized and you have some nice tools to play with. Thanks for the tour. I had fun taking a look at the shop.

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

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#2 posted 08-22-2011 02:07 PM

Now that is a shop. I could only imagine.

And a welcome to LJs. You have brought a new vigor and idea cloud to this humble place. It will be a pleasure to exchange ideas as the months and years pass.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#3 posted 08-22-2011 02:45 PM

Nice shop to have access to. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- 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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#4 posted 08-24-2011 10:00 AM

One lucky man with all those toys and space….good one.

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#5 posted 09-25-2011 10:26 AM

What a dream place to play!!

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland -

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#6 posted 01-09-2012 07:23 AM

A DEVICE TO ADJUST THIS CORNER CLAMPS WITH GLUE should be published as it is very CLEVER ;-)


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#7 posted 01-09-2012 07:27 AM

That’s one cool shop Gene. lot’s of room and super equipment.

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 03-24-2012 03:49 PM

Nice to be able to play where you work. :)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#9 posted 03-24-2012 03:54 PM

Well equipped indeed, lucky you. Someone recently asked me if I had to pick a different profession that what I do now, what would it be. I said woodworker and if I imagined a perfect shop it would be like the one you have there.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#10 posted 06-29-2012 05:18 AM

now thats a shop gene ,thanks for sharing and also it something to be said of one who knows there are all levels learning thanks from us newbees

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#11 posted 06-29-2012 05:24 AM

I see you have one of the most valuable tools in your tool kit…. lots of space. I like the pics on your tool box too.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#12 posted 08-28-2012 02:09 PM

That shop is amazing! Love your big delta table saw.


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#13 posted 10-23-2013 03:35 AM

Great looking shop Gene. That’s a solid looking work bench. How do you like working on it?

-- -Brian, a.k.a. "ConstructionBoss" -

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