Rick M.'s Workshop

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Workshop by Rick M. posted 11-20-2011 08:08 AM 2812 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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Originally the place was divided into four rooms and it took me an entire weekend to tear out a single wall because of all the ring shank nails, wish I’d had a Sawzall back then but it was just me and a crowbar. Some of these pics are ancient and much has changed since then. The two above are recent-ish.


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#1 posted 11-20-2011 10:03 AM

Looking good…it all takes time.

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#2 posted 11-22-2011 12:20 PM

Nice shop though.
Slowly as time goes by, a project completed after another, you’ll get inspired to make over or just reorganize! Thanks for sharing & enjoy woodworking the safe way.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 11-22-2011 08:49 PM

It looks like you could do your share of wooding there. 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 01-13-2012 05:51 AM

Nice workshop.

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#5 posted 01-13-2012 07:21 AM

A good start.

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 01-13-2012 08:51 AM

Thanks. Someday I hope to tear it down and build a nicer shop.


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#7 posted 03-07-2014 02:48 AM

Nice shop. Nicely equipped.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#8 posted 01-29-2015 04:29 AM

Hi Rick, just looking at your shop set up. I know you said you were changing things awhile back.
I have to comment on the drill press. It is a spittin immage of mine. I have a Rockford. Bought it back in 1980 new for $65.00.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#9 posted 01-29-2015 04:49 AM

It’s set up a lot different now. Guess I should update my pics. I’ve seen a number of drill presses just like mine with a variety of brand names on them but I believe Orbit was the actual manufacturer. Jet bought from Orbit and sold them in the states, later rebranding them. I believe Jet still sells some parts for them.


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