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Workshop by BenchDawg posted 06-07-2011 07:45 PM 1831 reads 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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BenchDawg

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Tulsa, OK
United States

Like a lot of Jocks, I have to share space with the car so I’ve delegated most of my working space into one bay of the garage.

I have a couple of old Craftsman Table saws. One was my Grandfather’s and the other I picked up along the way. Both models are made by King-Seeley for Craftsman in the early 50’s. They are both great old saws.

I have a Craftsman Jointer, vintage mid 30’s, also a great runner. An inherited Craftsman Band saw (early 70’s?). A Dewalt Planer and a tired old belt sander. Those, and an assortment of small power and hand tools make up the shop.

I built the workbench in the center that I use for my various projects. Mrs. Dawg has her bench for her projects in as well. With the doors rolled up it get’s good light and makes a pretty good workshop.

I tamed the big challenge of lumber storage by making some plywood racks that hang from the rafters above the car bay. They are up enough that I do not bonk my head and I can still pull the steel beast in with plenty of clearance.


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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 06-07-2011 10:00 PM

Dawg, i’d say that looks like a nice shop and it looks like you have enough tools to make a lot of stuff. You seem to have more than enough room and I sure do like those french doors and window. All and all I would say that you are a lucky man so congratulations.

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

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Bertha

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#2 posted 06-07-2011 10:01 PM

I see some vintage creeping around in there:) Fantastic shop!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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BenchDawg

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#3 posted 06-07-2011 10:12 PM

Bertha,

Vintage indeed….including the woodworker…..

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Splinterman

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#4 posted 06-07-2011 11:21 PM

Hey Dawg,
Now that is a cool shop…love the doors…good job.

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 06-08-2011 11:58 PM

You certainly have put together a pretty nice looking shop. I would love to be able to get this much natural light into my shop! Thanks for the tour. I enjoyed taking a look at your shop.

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

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rsdowdy

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#6 posted 06-09-2011 07:37 PM

I love the light! Great place….just move the car outside. Who cares about cars?

Royal

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