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I have been away from woodworking for about 20 years. I had a new water well drilled and needed to build a new pump house. Well I was hooked again. I finished this shop about a month ago. It will be used mostly for segmented turnings. It features a bosch table saw, bosch router table, Jet 14” bandsaw with riser, Jet 16/42 vs wood lathe, rigid 13” planner, Delta drill press, Bosch 12 compound miter saw. The shop space is 12’by24”.

-- Jim, Ca, [email protected]

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#1 posted 08-20-2008 09:11 AM

Very nice and clean workshop with pretty cool machines. All machines look brand new and dustfree.
Take care and work safe.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 08-20-2008 02:26 PM

Hi Jim,

You have a very neat well organized shop. And you have some nice toys to play with as well. The only problem that I can see it that there is no sawdust in there. Either you don’t do any work in there or you have a stage crew (as Norm does) to come in and clean up after you. :)

Seriously you do have a nice shop in which to work. I would enjoy working in there.

Thanks for the post. I enjoyed visiting with you.

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

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#3 posted 08-20-2008 05:26 PM

Very nice workshop.

How do you like your Work Sharp?

-- The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when someone is watching.

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#4 posted 08-20-2008 05:30 PM

Very nicely organized shop, So, how many surgeries do you perform in a day? Thanks for the post and welcome to LumberJocks.

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#5 posted 08-20-2008 07:46 PM

This looks really good, Jim. I see what you mean about the cabinets as an out-feed table. That looks like a great setup. Lots of space for assembly and storage. Looks like a fun shop to work in.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#6 posted 08-26-2008 12:55 AM

Very nice layout. Now get that floor dirty. I think a lot of planning went into the layout in order to work efficiently.

-- Bill - If I knew GRANDKIDS were so much fun I would have had them first.

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#7 posted 08-27-2008 06:32 AM

Nice shop! Looks like a wonderful place to work.

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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#8 posted 04-11-2009 12:08 PM

That will do the trick! Nice job.

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#9 posted 04-17-2009 12:10 AM

Hi Jim

Great looking shop. Very will organized. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#10 posted 02-06-2018 11:39 PM

Jim, That shed is way to clean and well organized….

Needs more sawdust and work in progress projects on the bench.

Love how much natural light you have in the shed, but no insulation on the ceiling which wouldn’t do downunder, too hot!!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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