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Blog entry by TraumaJacques posted 03-19-2010 12:07 AM 1917 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Many of you have heard my whine about the size of my shop and how cold it can get here in the great white North. Well last fall I lucked out and was blessed with the privilege of using all of the facility in this community shop. Please don’t ask me were it is I am sworn to secrecy and I do not want to loose my privileges . Here are a few pictures. I decided to write this because my last project was photographed on one of the TWO Saw Stops and I know I would have had to answer a lot of questions.

They had a bad accident last year and received a grant to purchase not one but two Saw Stops. The footprint of the table saws alone is bigger than my own shop! It is fully equipped and operated by a great bunch of guys. I may never be able to go back to my own shop!







-- All bleeding will eventually stop.

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#1 posted 03-19-2010 12:24 AM

Wow, that’s a heck of a loaner shop.

-- Father of two sons. Both Eagle Scouts.

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 03-19-2010 12:26 AM

That is a really nice shop that you have to work in. Digs like this are certainly worth whatever it costs to be an association member. The shop facility is great and I see some wonderful tools to play with too. If I had a choice between a home shop and this one I definately would spend a lot of time in this shop, despite the “inconvenience” of having to leave home.

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

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#3 posted 03-19-2010 02:37 AM

Lucky dawg!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 03-19-2010 02:38 AM

Great shop. As I look out my back door at my shop, maybe the shop ferry will come this summer.

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#5 posted 03-19-2010 02:56 AM

Nice looking shop.

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#6 posted 03-19-2010 03:22 AM

Jeez, my shop floor is just concrete. Beautiful facility.

-- Michael Murphy, Woodland, CA.

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#8 posted 03-19-2010 09:16 AM

Well balanced shop…nice one.

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#9 posted 03-19-2010 05:10 PM


-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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