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Blog series by Lalen updated 09-20-2017 10:25 PM 2 parts 2136 reads 3 comments total

Part 1: Making plans - looking for ideas / resources

09-13-2017 10:48 PM by Lalen | 1 comment »

So for the past 16 months or so (since I started setting up a woodworking shop) I have been sharing a 2 car garage with my wife’s car, my Harley and my Son’s Honda shadow. Well… I finally bought a new shop… and it has rooms attached that we can live in! We haven’t closed on it yet, so probably a month or so to plan before we move in! It hast has a 3 car garage and a separate protected space I can park the motorcycles. Here is the garage layout to...

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Part 2: layout #945 - suggestions welcome

09-20-2017 10:25 PM by Lalen | 2 comments »

Man, I am loving sketch-up! and those people who post their scale 3D drawings to share. It made it much easier to play around with different layouts. Although not are all the exact brands I have for tools it gives me a great sense of what works. It is great to play in my new shop before I even move in. I don’t own a jointer yet, but plan to soon after I get the shop. everything else is fairly representative except the benches & tables I need to build. Below are some vie...

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